NITAM and September Pulse
September 18, 2023

National Insider Threat Awareness Month (NITAM)

September is National Insider Threat Awareness Month (NITAM). The purpose of this annual month-long campaign is to educate government and industry about the risks posed by insider threats, the role of Insider Threat programs and emphasizes the importance of safeguarding our nation by detecting, deterring, and mitigating insider threats. This year’s campaign theme is “Bystander Engagement."

We invite you to view and share our NITAM PSA at  


Also visit the 2023 #NITAM website, which includes a variety of activities and products, awareness materials, games, posters, graphics, and more available for free to the public -

September Webinars

CDSE invites you to participate in our upcoming live webinars:

Espionage in the Era of Insider Threat

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

12:00 to 1:30 p.m. ET


Visit to register for this event and join the discussion!

C-Int SBS Summit

The fourth annual Counter-Insider Threat Social & Behavioral Sciences Summit (C-InT SBS Summit) was held August 29 and 30 at the Cooperative Plaza Conference Center in Arlington, Virginia. The C-InT SBS Summit was made possible by collaboration with the Department of Defense Counter-Insider Threat Program, the National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF), and the Defense Personnel and Security Research Center’s (PERSEREC) Threat Lab. The C-InT SBS Summit provided opportunities to strengthen relationships across the global C-InT Community of Practice and learn ways to integrate research into operations through presentations about research findings and newly developed tools and artifacts. The focus of this no-cost, two-day event was Bystander Engagement and the important roles that bystanders play in our everyday work environments. Presentations and discussions covered various aspects of Bystander Engagement, including focus on individual awareness of concerning behaviors, strategies for acting on those concerns, and appropriate actions. If you missed the summit or want to revisit the presentations, visit to watch select recordings.

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