Establishing an Insider Threat Program for Your Organization

This course is designed for individuals designated as the organizational Insider Threat Program Manager. The instruction provides guidance for organizational Insider Threat Program Managers on how to organize and design their specific program. It covers the minimum standards outlined in the Executive Order 13587 which all programs must consider in their policy and plans. The course recommends which internal organizational disciplines should be included as integral members in the organization's Insider Threat team or "hub" to ensure all potential vulnerabilities are considered. The course instructs the Insider Threat Program Manager to ensure he and his team receive fundamental training in the topics required by the National Policy.

Recommended Prerequisite: Insider Threat Awareness

NOTE 1: If you are completing this course as a prerequisite for a CDSE instructor-led course or as part of a specific CDSE training curriculum, you must take the exam (CI122.06) on STEPP to receive credit for completion. You may register for the course/exam via STEPP. A passing score of 75% on the final exam allows students to print a certificate of successful completion.


  1. You may attempt this course an unlimited number of times.
  2. The quiz must be completed from start to finish in a single session. There is no bookmarking available.
  3. You must receive a passing score (75%) in order to receive a certificate for this course.
  4. You must print or save a local copy of the certificate as proof of course completion. CDSE does not maintain records of course completions.