• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This insider threat training course provides review of the "insider threat". Discussed will be subjects related to people, tools, technology, and processes employed to prevent, detect and respond to the insider attack. This course will enable a student to confidently discuss "insider threat" concepts in a professional environment

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Define the Insider Threat
- Understand Motivating Factors Leading to the Threat
- Understand Methods Of Attack
- Describe Real World Attack Examples
- Understand Defensive Technologies, Tools, and Methods
- Understand the Role of Employee Background Investigations and Awareness Training
- Explain The Purpose of Policy and Process In A Cybersecurity Program

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.