Description: This course is designed for individuals designated as the organizational Insider Threat Program Manager. The instruction provides guidance for organizational Insider Threat Program Managers on how to organize and design their specific program. It covers the minimum standards outlined in the Executive Order 13587 which all programs must consider in their policy and plans. The course recommends which internal organizational disciplines should be included as integral members in the organization's Insider Threat team or "hub" to ensure all potential vulnerabilities are considered. The course instructs the Insider Threat Program Manager to ensure he and his team receive fundamental training in the topics required by the National Policy.

Course Resources: N/A

Learning Outcomes: At the end of this course, students will recognize national minimum standards outlined in Executive Order 13587 and will be able to apply those standards to the establishment of an insider threat program at their organization.

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 60 minutes

Target Audience: This course is designed for DoD or Federal government, military, civilian and Industrial individuals designated as the organizational Insider Threat Program Manager.

Number of Students Per Course: N/A


  • Clearance Requirement: N/A
  • Attendance Requirement: N/A
  • Exam Requirements: A passing score of 75% on the final exam (CI122.06) allows students to print a certificate of successful completion.

Reference: Executive Order 13587

Prerequisites: Recommended: Insider Threat Awareness CI121.16

Credit Recommendations/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?): N/A
  • Continuing Education Units Per IACET: N/A
  • Professional Development Units per SPeD: 3

Additional System Requirements: Check if your system is configured appropriately to use STEPP.

CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.