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Michael Orlando: NCSC Campaign Aims to Increase Government, Industry Awareness of Insider Threats

Michael Orlando

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) and its federal partners have kicked off a month-long campaign to promote the importance of implementing programs that help agencies and companies reduce insider threat risks. “Through this campaign, we hope to bring much-needed attention to insider threats and help organizations and their employees prevent and mitigate these issues early on," said Michael Orlando, acting director of NCSC.

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DLA’s Insider Threat Program Fully Operational

The Defense Logistics Agency established a “fully operational” insider-threat program five months ahead of the Dec. 31 deadline for all Defense Department components to develop and implement measures against security threats posed by employees. DLA said Friday it formed an insider threat working group that will meet quarterly to create policy and engage senior leaders as well as an incident …

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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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Patricia Larsen: ODNI Insider Threat Task Force Eyes New Job Code for Specialists

The National Insider Threat Task Force within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence is considering establishing a specialized occupational code to combat potential insider threats at federal agencies, Nextgov reported Monday. Aliya Sternstein reports that the program will combine counterintelligence, information security and human resource functions. “[The] reason that you are there …

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