This course meets all the requirements set forth as minimum standards for the Insider Threat Program established by the National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF), specifically to provide direction and guidance to promote the development of effective insider threat programs within departments and agencies to deter, detect, and mitigate actions by employees who may represent a threat to national security. All employees attending the training are provided access to SpyPedia for one year and will receive a weekly summary of insider threat issues.Learn more.
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On 17 January, President Barack Obama commuted most of Chelsea MANNING's sentence and she will be freed on 17 May 2017. MANNING had been sentenced to 35 years in prison and had been in prison for nearly seven years. She had been scheduled to be freed in 2045. Between 2009 and 2010, MANNING leaked hundreds of thousands of documents detailing U.S. diplomatic and military activities to WikiLeaks. President Obama also pardoned retired Marine Corps General and former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff James E. CARTWRIGHT who had leaked highly classified information on the Stuxnet program and other cyberattacks against the Iranian Nuclear Program that began during the Bush Administration and continued under the Obama Administration. CARTWRIGHT had been scheduled to be sentenced this month.
1982: Stephen BABA, an ensign in the US navy, was sentenced by court-martial to eight years of hard labor for sending classified electronic warfare documents and two microfilm indices of key codes to the South African Embassy in Washington, DC. He had asked for $50,000 for the material. Other charges against him included armed robbery, extortion and assault. The South African Embassy returned the materials to US officials.
"Chelsea Manning is somebody who went through the military criminal justice process, was exposed to due process, was found guilty, was sentenced for her crimes, and she acknowledged wrongdoing. Mr. Snowden fled into the arms of an adversary, and has sought refuge in a country that most recently made a concerted effort to undermine confidence in our democracy." - White House Spokesman Joshua Earnest, 13 January 2017.