This seven (7) hour online course provides a thorough understanding of the organizational models for an insider threat program, the necessary components to have an effective program, the key stakeholders who need to be involved in the process, and basic education on the implementation and guidance of the program.
This training is based upon the research of the CERT Insider Threat Center of the Software Engineering Institute. The CERT Insider Threat Center has been researching this problem since 2001 in partnership with the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Secret Service, other federal agencies, the intelligence community, private industry, academia, and the vendor community. This training course supports organizations implementing and managing insider threat detection and prevention programs based on various government mandates or guidance including: Presidential Executive Order 13587, the National Insider Threat Policy and Minimum Standards, and proposed changes set forth in the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM).
Please note that successful completion of this course is a required component of the Insider Threat Program Manager, Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor, and Insider threat Program Evaluator Certificate Programs.
This online course contains seven (7) hours of video instruction presented by experts from the CERT Insider Threat Center. Additionally, the course includes questions to confirm and reinforce your understanding of the concepts presented. The topics you will study are:
Learners will have one year to complete the course. Upon completing all course elements, the learner is awarded an electronic certificate of course completion.
At the completion of the course, learners will be able to:
There are no prerequisites for this course; however, students are strongly advised to first study the Insider Threat Overview: Preventing, Detecting, and Responding to Insider Threats course to insure a thorough understanding of the course content.
The CERT STEPfwd (Simulation, Training, and Exercise Platform) is a flexible, multi-media, e-learning environment that you can access anywhere, anytime. To use STEPfwd effectively, you need the following:
This course is presented in the form of video instruction presented by experts from the CERT Insider Threat Center. Self-assessments following each topic presented assist with comprehension of the subject matter. Learners will also be able to access additional resources related to the subject matter and a downloadable copy of the course presentation slides.
This self-paced course is available online. The course is comprised of instruction, scenarios that explore how the concepts are applied, and self-assessment.
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