Insider Risk


Establish an Insider Risk Program

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eLearning Courses

Job Aids



  • Full Catalog of Training Materials for Insider Threat Practitioners
    Insider Threat Programs are designed to deter, detect, and mitigate actions by insiders who represent a threat to national security. CDSE has provided an extensive catalog of insider threat resources for your use.
  • Insider Threat Mitigation
    This CISA site is designed to assist individuals, organizations, and communities in improving or establishing an insider threat mitigation program.
  • National Infrastructure Protection Plan
    This job aid discusses the risk management framework and how it is implemented within the context of the unique characteristics and risk landscape of the sector. This website provides the sector specific plan and links to sector resources.
  • National Insider Threat Task Force
    This site provides insider risk resources to assist you in developing your Insider Risk Program.

Promote Awareness in Your Organization

Case Studies

  • Case Study Library
    Explore a growing repository of U.S. case studies. Learn about the crimes, the sentences, the impact, and the potential risk indicators that, if identified, could have mitigated harm.

eLearning Courses

Job Aids

  • Potential Insider Risk Indicators: Insider Threat
    Most insider threats exhibit risky behavior prior to committing negative workplace events. If identified early, many risks can be mitigated before harm to the organization occurs. This job aid provides information about the potential risk indicators for which you should be looking.
  • Potential Risk Indicators: Kinetic Violence
    In the weeks and months before an active shooter attack, many active shooters engage in behaviors that may signal impending violence. While some of these behaviors are intentionally concealed, others are observable and — if recognized and reported — may lead to a disruption prior to an attack.

Mobile Applications

  • Insider Threat Sentry Mobile Application
    (Download on Apple App Store or Google Play) This mobile application provides up-to-date awareness material on deterring, detecting, and mitigating potential risks associated with insider threats.



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Watch & Learn

  • Insider Threat Training Videos
    This repository contains 18 training videos about insider threat, including the 4-part award-winning series “Turning People Around, Not Turning Them In.”
  • Active Shooter Awareness
    Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly, often before law enforcement personnel can arrive. Your goal in responding is to quickly determine the most reasonable way to protect your life and the lives of those around you. This video will help you make the best decision possible for your safety and the safety of those around you.

Additional Resources

  • National Insider Threat Awareness Month
    Participating in Insider Threat Awareness Month can help your program detect, deter, and mitigate insider risk by increasing awareness and promoting reporting. This website will help you identify a variety of activities and engagements available to your organization.
  • More Awareness Materials
    Instilling a sense of vigilance in the general workforce is a basic tenet of establishing an insider risk program. Developing avigilance campaign for your organization is an effective solution. Deploying regular messaging, awareness, and communications materials ensures that the general workforce is prepared to recognize and respond to the insider risk.

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