Original release date: August 31, 2020 | Last revised: September 1, 2020
September is National Insider Threat Awareness Month (NIATM), which is a collaborative effort between the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Intelligence and Security (USD(I&S)), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) to emphasize the importance of detecting, deterring, and reporting insider threats.
NITAM 2020 will focus on “Resilience” by promoting personal and organizational resilience to mitigate risks posed by insider threats. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages organizations to read NCSC’s NITAM 2020 endorsement and explore the following resources to learn how to protect against insider threats:
- Insider Threat Mitigation
- CISA Webinar: A Holistic Approach to Mitigating Insider Threats
- NITTF Resource Library
- Center for Development of Security Excellence: Insider Threat Awareness and Training