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.
New: Strategic Assessment Briefings for Executives
On 17 June, white supremacist Dylann Storm ROOF
(21) opened fire after attending a bible study at Emanuel AME Church in
Charleston, South Carolina. Nine were killed, including church pastor
and South Carolina State Senator Clementa C. Pinckney. ROOF who
expressed, in an online manifesto, strong admiration for apartheid and reportedly
wanted his shooting to spark a race war. On 19 June, he was charged with nine counts of murder and a weapons possession charge. In the wake of ROOF's arrest, several African-American churches were targeted in arson attacks.
2007: President George W. Bush commuted the sentence of former Chief of Staff to the Vice President of the United States "Scooter" Libby. Libby had been sentenced to two-and-a-half-years in prison for leaking the name of a CIA operative, Valerie Plame.
"This case underscores the persistent national security threat posed by insiders stealing critical national defense information in order to benefit foreign governments. Fortunately, the aggressive counterintelligence posture of the FBI and our interagency partners enabled the identification and neutralization of Awwad’s efforts before he transferred any information to a foreign power. Working together, we prevented the loss of billions of dollars in research costs and the exposure of potential vulnerabilities to our newest generation of nuclear aircraft carrier.” - Assistant Director Randall C. Coleman of the FBI's Counterintelligence Division, 15 June 2015.