Protecting Your Organization from Insider Threats

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Protecting Your Organization from Insider Threats

Course Description

In today’s information-centric environment, protecting organizational data from deliberate or unintentional disclosure is paramount. While most organizations focus on protecting their critical assets and data from external threats, they may overlook the threats originating from inside their walls. Insiders have the potential to cause severe financial and reputational harm to an organization. This course, Protecting Your Organization from Insider Threats, will provide a foundational understanding of the insider threat and how an organization can protect itself from that threat. Discussions and activities will provide you with the tools and knowledge to design and implement an effective insider threat program tailored to your organization.

Course Content


  • Insider threat landscape
  • Insider threat actors
  • Case studies


  • Regulatory requirements
  • Keys to success
  • Common challenges


  • Qualitative measurements
  • Quantitative measurements
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  • Technical controls
  • Physical and administrative controls
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  • Measuring program effectiveness
  • Insider threat program roadmap
  • Threat program frameworks
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Session Details

  • Special Discounts: Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) employees are eligible to receive a discount.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to the Organizational Development website and look for the coupon code under GT Professional Development. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for all levels of an organization including chief information security officers, chief information security officers, information security professionals, risk officers, physical security professionals, human resources professionals, program managers, and others responsible for identifying and mitigating the insider threat for their organization.

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What You Will Learn

  • The insider threat landscape
  • Insider threat incident case studies
  • Insider threat countermeasures
  • Technical, physical, and administrative controls
  • Insider threat program design
  • Insider threat risk and program effectiveness measurement
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How You Will Benefit

  • Learn how to protect your organization from potential insider threats.

  • Gain the tools and knowledge required to construct a tailored insider threat program for your organization built on deterrence, detection, and mitigation techniques.

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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani


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