NITAM – C-InT Summit – September Webinars – Upcoming Cybersecurity Course
September 1, 2022

National Insider Threat Awareness Month

September is National Insider Threat Awareness Month (NITAM)! First held in 2019, NITAM is an annual, month-long campaign that brings together thousands of U.S. security professionals and policy makers from Government and industry, located in 25 countries around the globe, to educate Government and industry about the risks posed by insider threats and the role of insider threat programs. This year’s theme is “Critical Thinking in Digital Spaces.” For more information visit the NITAM website

Counter-Insider Threat (C-InT) Social & Behavioral Science (SBS) Summit Registration Now Open

Register now for the Counter-Insider Threat (C-InT) Social & Behavioral Science (SBS) Summit. This 30-day virtual event will focus on building Cognitive Immunity to increase resistance against misinformation and bad ideas to maximize the effectiveness of Counter-Insider Threat Programs. The Defense Personnel and Security Research Center (PERSEREC), home of The Threat Lab, hosts the C-InT SBS Summit during September 1-30, 2022 in conjunction with National Insider Threat Awareness Month (NITAM). Register to attend live keynotes and view on-demand research presentations, case studies, and training aids curated by leading subject matter experts in counter-insider threat research and practice. Learn more at

September Webinars

CDSE invites you to participate in all our upcoming webinars:

Counter Insider Threat Resources for Your Organization
Thursday, September 8, 2022
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET
Disinformation and Insider Threat
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET
Personnel Vetting Policy Overview with OUSD(I&S)
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET

Visit the Webinars and Conferences webpage to sign up for all three events and join the discussion!

December Cybersecurity Instructor-led Course

The next “Assessing Risk and Applying Security Controls to NISP Systems,” CS301.01 instructor-led course is scheduled to start December 5, 2022. This five-day course provides students with guidance on applying policies and standards used throughout the U.S. Government to protect information within computer systems, as delineated by the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process. This course will also provide a comprehensive understanding of contractor requirements under the National Industrial Security Program (NISP). The target audience for this training includes Information System Security Managers (ISSMs), Information System Security Officers (ISSOs), and Facility Security Officers (FSOs) involved in the planning, management, and execution of security programs for cleared industry.
To learn more, register, and view the required prerequisites, visit

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