Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

SEI-Authorized Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor

Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessors help organizations gain a better understanding of their insider threat risk and an enhanced ability to identify and manage associated risks. The assessment methodology assists organizations by measuring how prepared they are to prevent, detect, and respond to the insider threat. SEI-Authorized Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessors are able to provide these SEI-based assessments under the sponsorship of SEI Partner organizations.

Fees 

SEI-Authorized Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessors receive access to a toolkit via a secure portal with the templates and workbook artifacts for conducting CERT Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessments. For more information on the fees, please contact the SEI at certification-info@sei.cmu.edu.  

Steps for Becoming an SEI-Authorized Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor  

1. Meet Entry Criteria  

Successfully complete the following courses available from the SEI: 

2. Apply  

Complete the application to participate in Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor Training, which also includes 

You will receive a confirmation email when submission is complete. 

3. Successfully Complete Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor Certificate Exam 

To insure the ability of a candidate assessor to identify and manage insider threat risk within organizations, the Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor (ITVA) Examination evaluates a candidate assessor’s comprehension of the CERT insider threat assessment methodology. 

The Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor Examination is an objective evaluation of your understanding of the best practices for assessing Insider Threat risk.   It is required for conferral of the Software Engineering Institute’s Insider Threat Program Assessor Professional Certificate.

Participants must achieve a minimum passing score of 80% for the Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor Certificate. 

Upon successful completion of the certificate exam the sponsored, SEI-authorized assessor will be provided access to the CERT Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessment artifacts via a secure portal in order to conduct assessments, which will include instructions on how to submit assessments for review and scoring by CERT Insider Threat experts.