This course meets all the requirements set forth as minimum standards for the Insider Threat Program established by the National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF), specifically to provide direction and guidance to promote the development of effective insider threat programs within departments and agencies to deter, detect, and mitigate actions by employees who may represent a threat to national security. All employees attending the training are provided access to SpyPedia for one year and will receive a weekly summary of insider threat issues. Learn more.
New: Strategic Assessment Briefings for Executives
NINE INDICTED IN U.S. NAVY'S WORST CORRUPTION SCANDAL:
On 14 March, U.S. Navy Rear Admiral (ret) Bruce Loveless and eight other senior Navy officers were charged in a new indictment in the largest corruption scandal to ever hit the U.S. Navy. The Navy officers worked together to help Singapore-based defense contractor Leonard Glenn Francis and his company, Glenn Defense Marine Asia, defraud the U.S. Navy out of millions of dollars. The nine U.S. Navy officers were arrested during the morning and face various charges. The officers provided FRANCIS classified information and other services to help GDMA win and keep defense contracts to provide port services to U.S. Navy ships in exchange for bribes and prostitutes.
2005: Following the February 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, Syrian soldiers withdrew from the country, ending 29-years of being deployed to the country. There was suspicion in Lebanon that Syria was partially responsible for the assassination, sparking widespread protests.
"Chelsea Manning is somebody who went through the military criminal justice process, was exposed to due process, was found guilty, was sentenced for her crimes, and she acknowledged wrongdoing. Mr. Snowden fled into the arms of an adversary, and has sought refuge in a country that most recently made a concerted effort to undermine confidence in our democracy." - Obama Administration White House Spokesman Joshua Earnest, 13 January 2017.