Insider Threat Programs are designed to deter, detect, and mitigate actions by insiders who represent a threat to national security.
Insider Risk Implementation Guide for Food and Agriculture
July 2021, 11 pages. This job aid provides guidance for food and agriculture facilities and organizations. It supports the development and implementation of insider risk programs with these critical organizations.
Potential Risk in Informal Banking and Finance
July 2021, 9 pages. This job aid will focus on the cultural practice of informal banking and how participation in informal financial practices may increase an insider’s potential risk of becoming an insider threat.
Cultural Competence and Insider Risk
April 2021, 4 Pages. This job aid addresses the intersection of cultural competence and organizational risk. A real-world example is provided.
2020 Insider Threat Vigilance Calendar
January 2020, 25 Pages. An entire year of select insider threat posters and case study previews. CDSE offers a calendar/template for planning your annual insider threat vigilance campaign. Simply download, include links to vigilance products, and email to share within the workplace.
Establishing Prevention, Assistance, and Response (PAR) Capabilities
December 2020, 2 Pages. This job aid explains what Prevention, Assistance, and Response (PAR) Capabilities are and provides an example of how to implement them.
Tales from the Inside Volume 4
December 2020, 1 Page. Everyone needs help sometimes! This job aid provides vignettes of real-world events. It highlights a positive outcome of insider threat program risk mitigation. The names of all subjects and the organization have been anonymized to protect privacy.
Tales from the Inside Volume 3
November 2020, 1 Page. Watch out for spills! This job aid provides vignettes of real-world events. It highlights a positive outcome of insider threat program risk mitigation. The names of all subjects and the organization have been anonymized to protect privacy.
Insider Risk Programs for the Healthcare and Public Health Sectors
July 2020, 16 Pages. This job aid provides guidance for healthcare and public health practitioners and facilities. It supports the development and implementation of Insider Risk programs within these critical organizations.
Insider Threat Definitions
April 2020, 32 pages. This job aid provides information on Insider Threat terminology and definitions.
Insider Threat Vigilance Campaign Guidance
February 2020, 6 Pages.
Insider Threat Essential Body of Knowledge: Deskside Reference
January 2020, 20 Pages. This job aid maps counter-insider threat technical competencies and areas of expertise to CDSE training resources. These materials have been recognized as potential preparatory resources and as acceptable sources of professional development units for those maintaining certification.
Human Resources and Insider Threat Programs
January 2020, 1 Page. This job aid provides information on the role and importance of human resources to an effective multi-disciplinary insider threat program.
The Critical Pathway - Facilitated Discussion Guide
January 2020, 8 Pages. This guide is a companion document to the Insider Threat Vigilance Video Series. All four episodes can be presented to a training audience for a guided discussion.
Turning People Around, Not Turning Them In - Facilitated Discussion Guide
January 2020, 11 Pages. This guide is a companion document to the Insider Threat Vigilance Video Series. All four episodes can be presented to a training audience for a guided discussion.
Insider Threat Program Kinetic Violence Self-Assessment: Lessons Learned from School Safety
December 2019, 2 Pages. This job aid provides lessons learned from school safety program studies for organizations to consider in self-assessment of their insider threat programs' preparation and response to the threat of kinetic violence.
Tales from the Inside: Volume 2
December 2019, 1 Page. Sometimes it really is a "state of mind." This job aid provides a vignette of a real-world event. It highlights a positive outcome of insider threat program risk mitigation. The names of all subjects and the organization have been anonymized to protect privacy.
2021 Insider Threat Vigilance Campaign Job Aid
March 2021, 1 page. A vigilance campaign helps implement Insider Threat Awareness training. Vigilance campaigns are loaded with awareness resources to share within an organization. Use what we have created for 2021 to jump-start your annual campaign.
Behavioral Science and Insider Threat
November 2019, 2 Pages This job aid provides information on the role behavioral science plays in a multi-disciplinary insider threat program
Potential Risk Indicators: Insider Threat
June 2019, 11 Pages Most insider threats exhibit risky behavior prior to committing negative workplace events. If identified early, many risks can be mitigated before harm to the organization occurs. This job aid provides information on insider threat potential risk indicators.
Insider Threat Reporting Procedures
June 2019, 1 Pages This job aid provides information on reporting to Insider Threat Programs for employees with Department of Defense, Cleared Industry, and Federal Agencies.
Insider Threat Resources for Industry Senior Officials
June 2019, 4 Pages This brochure describes resources available to Senior Officials, to meet Industry needs during the development or maturation of Insider Threat Programs.
Insider Threat Programs for the Critical Manufacturing Sector—Implementation Guide
May 2019, 17 Pages This job aid is a collaboration between the DHS Cyber and Infrastructure Agency and the DCSA Center for Development of Security Excellence. It provides guidance and information for critical manufacturing organizations to establish insider threat programs.
Privacy and Civil Liberties Case Law Examples
May 2019, 5 Pages This job aid gives examples of court decisions that have provided protection of privacy and civil liberties.
The Principles of Confidentiality
May 2019, 1 Page This job aid lists the principles of confidentiality with respect to the insider threat program.
Whistleblower Protection Policies and FAQs
May 2019, 1 Page This job aid lists resources and answers frequently asked questions about Whistleblower Protection Policies.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Exemptions
May 2019, 1 Page This job aid provides information about the nine exemptions congress established under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Privacy Act Consent Rule Exceptions
May 2019, 1 Page “No agency shall disclose any record which is contained in a system of records by any means of communication to any person, or to another agency, except pursuant to a written request by, or with the prior written consent of, the individual to whom the record pertains [subject to 12 exceptions].” This job aid lists the 12 exceptions.
Workplace Environment and Organizational Justice
May 2019, 1 Page This job aid discusses how a positive workplace environment can affect employees.
Critical Thinking Tools for Insider Threat Analyst
May 2019, 4 Pages This job aid provides a list of insider threat critical thinking tools and how to use them.
Critical Thinking Techniques for Insider Threat Analyst
May 2019, 2 Pages This job aid provides a list of skills insider threat analysts need to develop in order to accurately interpret evidence.
Why Threats of Violence Are Not Protected
May 2019, 1 Page This job aid provides examples of case law that identify situations where speech that includes threats of violence may not be protected under the first amendment.
What's the 411 on 811 Job Aid
May 2019, 1 Page This quick decision guide outlines some thresholds federal agencies may use when reporting to the FBI, potentially generating what is known as an 811 Referral.
Tales from the Inside: Volume 1
April 2019, 1 Page This job aid provides a vignette of a real world event. It highlights a positive outcome of insider threat program risk mitigation. The name of the SUBJECT and the organization have been anonymized to protect privacy.
Potential Risk Indicators: Kinetic Violence
November 2018, 2 pages. We've all heard the expression, "If you see something, say something!" But what, exactly is the "something" we should be looking for? This job aid provides an introduction to the "The FBI Top 21 Concerning Behaviors" that were identified In the FBI report titled, "A Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States Between 2000 and 2013."
Insider Threat Virtual Forum Guidance
June 2018, 1 page. This job aid provides guidance for conducting an Insider Threat Virtual Forum.
Insider Threat Indicators in UAM
March 2018, 8 pages. This job aid discusses Insider Threat policies and procedures for User Activity Monitoring (UAM) on classified networks in support of Insider Threat Programs. Logging, monitoring, and auditing of information system activities can lead to early discovery and mitigation of behavior indicative of insider threat. UAM also plays a key role in prevention, assistance, and response (PAR) capabilities to insider kinetic violence threats.
Customizable DOD Command Brief for Insider Threat Awareness
June 2020, 27 pages. The customizable presentation can be used by your organization to provide in person Insider Threat Awareness briefings. The briefing meets National Minimum Standards for insider threat awareness training and includes a practical exercise with instructor guide.
DOD Component Insider Threat Training Requirements and Resources
March 2017, 3 pages. This job aid provides information on Insider Threat program management personnel training requirements and resources.
Sample Insider Threat Program Plan
August 2016, 4 pages. This Job Aid provides a sample plan that can be tailored to the specific Insider Threat Program procedures and processes in place at your company. The template is not mandatory, but it can be used as a starting point to explain how your facility will accomplish various elements of its Insider Threat Program. feedback
Insider Threat Program (ITP) for Industry
May 2016. This job aid provides information on establishing an Insider Threat Program, conducting Insider Threat training, the requirements, definitions and resources and more.
Foreign Intelligence Entity Targeting Recruitment Methodology
March 2016, 1 page. Intelligence officers spot and assess individuals for potential recruitment.
Understanding Espionage and National Security Crimes
April 2015, 2 pages. This job aid provides information on understanding espionage and national security crimes.