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Counter-Insider Threat Symposium

  • Developing Sophistocated Technologies, Policies and Programs to Effectively Mitigate Insider Threat
  • October 27-28, 2020, Alexandria, VA, United States

Our 5th Annual Counter-Insider Threat Symposium will bring together senior-level officials from the US Government and Industry to discuss the advancement of policies, operations, and technologies designed to detect, deter and defend against insider threats.

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The Only Whole of Govt. Insider Threat Event

2 Days, 20+ Speakers & Opportunities for Industry

  • Monitoring and Managing Stressors Posed by COVID 19 in Order to Reduce Insider Threat Risks
  • Developing Counter-Insider Threat Professionals to Improve Insider Threat Programs
  • Understanding the 2020 Counterintelligence Strategy and National Efforts to Prevent Insider Threats
  • Technology Solutions to Support Insider Threat Programs
  • Protecting Personal Privacy While Mitigating Risks Through Continuous Evaluation
  • Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Insider Threats
  • Safeguarding the Integrity and Trustworthiness of the Federal Workforce
  • Leveraging Advanced Behavioral Analytics to Detect Threats

Why You Should Attend This Symposium:

The US Government continues to face insider threats, data breaches, and unauthorized disclosures. When trusted insiders disclose sensitive information to the public or adversaries, they degrade and disrupt our ability to conduct intelligence missions and can put many people at risk. Often, insider threats are perpetuated by unknowing and unwitting employees, rather than those with malignant intentions. Regardless of the motivations, the consequences of Insider Threat can be catastrophic.

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COVID 19's sudden and dramatic impact on the workforce creates a significant challenge for those involved in countering insider threats. Employees are now more likely to be working outside of a controlled environment, making monitoring and support even more difficult. This once-in-a-generation pandemic has increased stressors on the workforce that in turn increase the likelihood of becoming an insider threat.

Government agencies have struggled with combatting this threat and investing sufficiently into InT programs. Insider threat is a complex challenge due to its ever-evolving nature. Organizations must look at behavioral, financial, and cultural indicators, in addition to implementing data security measures. Successful programs require a blend of educational and analytic capabilities to be effective.

Speakers from the IC, DoD, DOJ, industry, and academia will discuss the obstacles in developing operational insider threat programs and examine the ways in which private-public collaboration can mutually solve many of the challenges faced by both sectors. Furthermore, discussions will highlight the technological advancements and tools which support the detection of threats and advance the accurate risk analysis of behavioral, economic, and cultural indicators.

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2020 Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • William Lietzau, Director, Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency
  • Brig Gen Terry Bullard, USAF, Commander, Air Force Office of Special Operations
  • Richard D. McComb, SES, Chief Security Officer, Department of Homeland Security
  • Charles Margiotta, Director, National Insider Threat Task Force
  • Dr. Brad Millick, Director, Insider Threat Program, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
  • M.A. "Mo" Myers, Assistant Director, Insider Threat Office, FBI
  • Delice Bernhard, Director for Security, Insider Threat and Mission Assurance, Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency

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Source: ASDEvents
Date: Oct 8, 2020
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