DHS to Host ‘Virtual Roundtable’ on Insider Threats

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection is hosting a live, 60-minute virtual roundtable designed to increase awareness of and the ability to respond to insider threats. This free, online interactive session will include video, commentary by security experts, a question-and-answer session, and additional resources.

  • Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2012
  • Time: 2:00 – 3:00PM (Eastern)
  • Register By: September 14, 2012 using this link: HERE
  • Special Note: A limited number of phone lines will be available for participants, so please plan to listen online using either your computer’s speakers or headphones.

To help you prepare for the possibility of an insider threat, the Insider Threat Awareness Virtual Roundtable will raise awareness of common characteristics and indicators of insider threats and help you to understand:

  • What malicious insiders are and how they impact organizations;
  • What an organization can do to deter and detect insider threats; and
  • What defense and response strategies are available to mitigate the insider threat.

The target audience for this virtual roundtable is security staff, private sector owners and operators, government agencies and organizations, and employees from all industries. Please forward this invitation to others who may benefit from this presentation. For additional information pertaining to this event, please email stopinsiderthreat@hq.dhs.gov.