Insider Threat Privacy and Civil Liberties INT260.16

Description: The Insider Threat Privacy and Civil Liberties course provides a high-level explanation of the importance that civil liberties, privacy laws, regulations, and policies have on conducting insider threat program actions. This course will identify what information is protected by law and how to employ safeguarding information. The user will be introduced to insider threat challenges that are impacted by socially charged matters regarding civil liberty laws and policies, unauthorized disclosure, whistleblowing, protected speech and threats of violence.

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Learning Objectives: At the end of this course, students will be able to explain how to implement institutional protections with an Insider Threat program that maintains a proper balance between security practices and individuals' liberty and privacy interests.

Delivery Method: eLearning

Length: 90 minutes

Target Audience: This course is designed for DOD, industry, and federal agency personnel tasked to enact insider threat detection, deterrence, and mitigation procedures. This includes designated professional capability support personnel.


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

Prerequisites: N/A

Credits Recommended/Earned:

  • ACE Credit Recommendation: (What's this?): N/A
  • Professional Development Units per SPēD: PDUs are determined by length of course and IAW with current Certification Maintenance Guidelines

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.