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National Counterintelligence and Security Center

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) is led and staffed by a cadre of professionals with decades of national security and law enforcement expertise and varied analytic, investigative and policymaking backgrounds.  Working with partners across the Executive Branch Departments and Agencies and the private sector, NCSC provides expertise in several mission areas including insider threat, supply chain risk management, and personnel security.  Additional information is available in the NCSC  Strategic Plan for 2016-2020.

 

Security Executive Agent

NCSC professionals also serve as the Executive Staff for the Director of National Intelligence as Security Executive Agent (SecEA).  Presidential Executive Order EO 13467, assigned the DNI responsibility for effective and uniform policies and procedures governing access to classified information for the Intelligence Community (IC) and government-wide.

 

National Insider Threat Task Force

Since 2011, NCSC has been the home of the National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF).  Under joint leadership of the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence, NITTF works government wide to deter the compromise of classified information by malicious insiders and to establish programs to protect federal classified networks.