• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Insider threats are growing and the impact from often over-looked insider threats can threaten organizations. You need to be on the lookout for an increasing number of accidental breaches by employees storing confidential data on unsecure cloud storage. In this course, Cybersecurity Threats: Insider Threats, you'll learn how serious the risk is from insiders, how insiders can threaten an organization, and how to protect against them. First, you'll explore how to detect both a malicious and an accidental insider threat. Next, you'll discover how to respond and contain an insider incident. Finally, you'll learn the best practices and countermeasures you can deploy to help protect your organization from insider threats. By the end of this course, you'll have learned how to approach the insider threat, and be able to prepare your insider threat plan, including detection, containment, and prevention measures to protect your organization.

Learning Objectives

  • Insider Threat
  • Insider Threat Motives
  • Detecting Insider Threats
  • Incident Response Containment and Recovery
  • Countermeasures and Best Practices

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.

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