Preventive and Protective Measures Against Insider Threats

This course is designed to provide learners with an overview of the NSS No. 8 Implementing Guide "Preventive and Protective Measures against Insider Threats". After completing the course, learners will have a clear understanding of the importance of addressing the insider threat. Learners will recognize the roles and responsibilities of different entities for addressing insider threats, get acquainted with the key terms used to characterize insiders and their targets, understand what constitutes a preventive and protective measure, and recognize contingency and implementation measures. The course is intended mainly for persons who are responsible for designing, operating and/or assessing nuclear security systems, including the nuclear material accounting and control (NMAC) components, physical protection of nuclear facilities, and nuclear security management and staff; operators and managers of NMAC systems; those preparing associated regulations; persons responsible for computer security at nuclear facilities; and persons from the competent authorities and related law enforcement agencies.

Course syllabus:

  1. Roles and Responsibilities

  2. Identification of Insider Threats

  3. Target Identification

  4. Measures Against Potential Insider Threats part 1

  5. Measures Against Potential Insider Threats part 2