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NCSC is transforming its workforce and capabilities through strategic hiring and implementation of its professional development strategy. Through these efforts, NCSC will retain current talent and acquire new skills necessary to lead the nation's counterintelligence and security efforts to counter the foreign intelligence threat. NCSC has rotational opportunities for current federal civilian personnel that are interested in working in our dynamic and diverse organization.

Assessment Icon  NITTF Assessments

 

Executive Order (E.O.) 13587 and the National Insider Threat Policy directs the NITTF to conduct ‘’independent assessments of the adequacy of agency programs to implement established policies and minimum standards’’ and to report the results to the Steering Committee. It directs U.S. executive branch departments and agencies (D/As) to ‘‘provide information and access…to enable independent assessments.’’ The National Insider Threat Policy also requires the NITTF to conduct assessments to determine the level of organizational compliance with the Policy and Minimum Standards. All executive branch D/As that possess national security information or own or operate a classified network are subject to independent assessments.

 

An independent assessment is an integral part of the NITTF’s mission to assist D/As in establishing their insider threat programs. It provides a D/A with an outside view of its progress in implementing the Insider Threat Minimum Standards, identifies best practices the D/A has incorporated into its insider threat program, and makes recommendations in the areas where the NITTF assesses there is still work to be done to meet a Minimum Standard. These recommendations provide a guide for the D/A to focus its efforts towards reaching full operating capability—implementing all of the Minimum Standards. Recommendations in an independent assessment also provide a roadmap for the NITTF to provide tailored assistance to the D/A. Individual D/A independent assessment reports are shared only with D/A insider threat officials; for DoD components, the individual assessment reports are also shared with USD(I), as the Department’s Designated Senior Official.

 

If you are a Designated Senior Official or Program Manager for your Insider Threat Program, you may contact the NITTF to discuss scheduling an assessment.

 

Traits of a D/A that reaches FOC:

 

Click here to view traits of a program that reaches Full Operating Capability (PDF)

Insider Threat Program Milestones:

 NITTF Program Maturity Levels

 

Insider Threat Minimum Standards by Category:

 NITTF Minimum Standards by Category

 

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Executive Order (E.O.) 13587 and the National Insider Threat Policy direct the NITTF to assist departments and agencies (D/A) in developing, implementing, and improving their Insider Threat Programs. The assistance effort is a collaborative process between the NITTF and the individual D/A. Through the assistance program, NITTF subject matter experts provide expertise, guidance, and advice on how best to achieve the Minimum Standards required for all insider threat programs. All components of the NITTF help facilitate the assistance mission in order to aid the executive branch D/As in meeting the requirements of E.O. 13587.

 

The NITTF Liaison Team is a critical part of the assistance program. Liaison Team members work directly with individual Federal Partners and select Department of Defense components. They provide direct assistance to insider threat program managers and personnel and help identify common solutions to common problems that are present across the enterprise. The Liaison Team also serves as an intermediary between D/As and the NITTF, helping identify task force resources, such as training or technical assistance, that may be beneficial to insider threat programs.

 

If you have any questions and/or insistence in establishing and insider threat office contact NITTF Assistance at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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As a collaboration service to the Insider Threat Community, this section serves a bulletin board for upcoming NITTF and other D/A events of interest. Please check here periodically for newly posted information that may be of assistance.  The NITTF is open to post information about events of interest to the Insider Threat community that other agencies sponsor to ensure maximum visibility.

 

The NITTF News and Events section contains open source content on insider threat and its related topics such as continuous evaluation, espionage, unauthorized disclosures, and user activity monitoring amount others.  Providing this open source information is neither an endorsement by nor reflection of the opinions of the NITTF.

 

Upcoming Events:

  • NEW: The National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF) features insider threat training and mental wellness training developed by our mission partners. Please take time to review these modules. Click on the hyperlinks to access each module
  • Thank you for attending the 2018 Spring NITTF Forum. Please continue to view the site for information on the 2018 NITTF Fall Forum in November.

NITTF News:

  • Note: The NITTF Insider Threat Guide was recently updated to correct reference errors from the original version. Click on the cover page to download an updated copy. If you downloaded the original version, please refer to the Errata. The Errata shows the corrected reference errors from the original version.

2017 insider threat guide

Click here to view other NITTF Products and other Insider Threat items.

 

Contact the NITTF at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.

 

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