Introduction To Insider Threat


The Introduction to Insider Threats training course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of individuals’ potential risks within an organisation.

Insider threats, often overlooked, can result in significant harm to an organisation’s data, intellectual property, and overall security. This course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify, mitigate, and respond to insider threats effectively.

The Introduction to Insider Threat consists of self-paced learning and exercises to assist you in gaining an understanding of what constitutes Insider Threats.


  • Understand the concept of insider threats and differentiate between various types of insider attacks.
  • Recognise behavioural, technical, and physical indicators that may signal potential insider threats.
  • Explore the motivations behind insider attacks and study common profiles of individuals who may pose insider threats.
  • Explore various strategies and best practices for mitigating insider threats, including access controls, monitoring systems, and employee awareness programs.
  • Understand the key components of an effective insider threat program and how to integrate it into existing security.
  • Gain insights into how organisations can strengthen their overall security posture by addressing insider threats.

Topics Covered

  • Understanding of Insider Threats
  • Insider Sabotage
  • Insider Theft
  • Insider Fraud
  • Dealing with non-malicious Insiders
  • Best practice for prevention and detection


By the end of the course, participants will have a solid foundation in recognising, assessing, and responding to insider threats.

Armed with this knowledge, organisations can enhance their security measures and better protect sensitive information from internal risks, ultimately strengthening their overall cybersecurity resilience.

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for cybersecurity professionals, IT administrators, human resources personnel, and anyone involved in managing and securing organisational assets.

It is also beneficial for individuals interested in enhancing their understanding of insider threats and strengthening their organisation’s overall security posture



Course Length:

Online and self-paced.

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