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DCSA Releases Insider Threat Resource App

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The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) has launched a mobile application that will work to provide users with training and educational resources on insider threats. The Insider Threat Sentry app allows users to view graphic novels, videos, preparedness guides and infographics that discuss various insider threats from workplace violence to active shooting scenarios. 

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Report: DoD’s Security Org Approves 5K+ Contractor Insider Threat Program Plans

The Defense Security Service has cleared development plans for insider-threat programs from 5,532 contractors that have met requirements in the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual as of Nov. 30, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Nicole Ogrysko writes cleared companies appointed more than 7,700 officials to lead efforts against potential insider threats. The NISPOM …

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FedTech Magazine: Agencies Continue Campaign Against Insider Threats Under Task Force Standards

Government agencies continue to develop measures to prevent and detect insider threats in efforts to meet the standards of the National Insider Threat Task Force formed by President Barack Obama following the WikiLeaks release, FedTech Magazine reported Monday. Calvin Hennick writes Patricia Larsen, co-director of the task force, said agencies have deployed various …

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DHS Eyes Implementation of New Insider Threat Data System

The Department of Homeland Security has proposed establishing a centralized system for DHS to manage inquiries, complaints and investigations about potential insider threats. DHS said in a public notice posted Feb. 26 on Regulations.gov it plans to implement an  Insider Threat Program system of records to enable agency personnel to examine unauthorized disclosures of classified …

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Study: Lack of Federal Employee Training on Cybersecurity Hinders Threat Prevention Efforts

Forty-six percent of federal information professionals surveyed by SolarWinds and Market Connections cited insufficient cybersecurity training as a key hurdle in the prevention of insider threats. The research polled 200 IT leaders across civilian, military and intelligence agencies regarding obstacles to federal cybersecurity programs, SolarWinds said Monday. More than half of …

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