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Insider Threat

Why the work began

The DoD Personnel Security Research Center (PERSEREC) needed to look into insider incidents in the armed forces and defense agencies.

Where we started

Apply system dynamics to account for both technical and behavioral aspects of actual insider compromises

What the R&D sponsor received

First models to provide assurance by conveying the complete picture of the insider-threat problem

How it helps organizations now

The Insider Threat Center provides tools and services and conducts empirical research and analysis.

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