Insider threat Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

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"I wanted to be a fireman when I grew up. I am our organizations Insider Threat Technical Specialist and support the protection of critical assets of the organization. We are responsible for all aspects of threat intelligence and monitoring. I leverage the full spectrum of CI capability to conduct Research, Development and Acquisition and Supply Chain Risk Management. I have experience with Data Analytics and Operations Research and develop our Insider Threat Policy and Guidance. I collaborate with Insider Threat Analysts and our Advanced Analytics team to develop innovative Insider Threat capabilities to further enhance our proactive approach. I often have to make determinations as to whether or not a case meets predefined security thresholds that warrant further audit and analysis. Our biggest challenges are that we now have to Identify, analyze, and mitigate cyber events of insider threat significance. My wife jokingly calls me 'Insider Paranoid Threat Specialist', she's not far off."

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Insider threat Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Insider threat related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Insider threat specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Insider threat Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 820 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Insider threat improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 820 standard requirements:

  1. Have the major, foreseeable potential threats (i.e.: anything that hinders governments ability to successfully deliver the project and achieve the project objectives) been identified?

  2. Is the no double standard policy (threat information distributed to military, civilian, and contractor workforce) followed/understood when disseminating threat information?

  3. What threats exist to Identity Ecosystems from criminal, civil disobedience or terrorist groups, including those not yet known for engaging in cyber attacks?

  4. Does the service provider have facilities in place to ensure continuity of service in the face of environmental threats or equipment failures?

  5. Are machines storing data located in secured enclosed areas, access restricted areas, locked rooms, etc. to protect against physical threats?

  6. When planning for continuity events and threats, are you taking a specific location and asset view or a truly broad, global, business-centric view?

  7. How are you instrumenting and architecting your infrastructure so as to better detect, mitigate, and recover from deep insider threats?

  8. Are the results of threat analyses incorporated into the installations military construction design program?

  9. Is there a person at your organization who coordinates responding to threats and recovering from them?

  10. How can you tell if the actions you plan to take will contain the impact of a potential cyber threat?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Insider threat book in PDF containing 820 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Insider threat self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Insider threat Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Insider threat areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Insider threat Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Insider threat projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Insider threat Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Insider threat project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Stakeholder Management Plan: What training requirements are there based upon the required skills and resources?

  2. Variance Analysis: How do you verify authorization to proceed with all authorized work?

  3. Executing Process Group: How many different communication channels does the Insider threat project team have?

  4. Procurement Management Plan: Does a documented Insider threat project organizational policy & plan (i.e. governance model) exist?

  5. Risk Management Plan: A determination to transfer a risk may be made during which step of risk management?

  6. Project Schedule: Is the Insider threat project schedule available for all Insider threat project team members to review?

  7. Stakeholder Management Plan: Contradictory information between different documents?

  8. Stakeholder Management Plan: Have Insider threat project management standards and procedures been identified / established and documented?

  9. Lessons Learned: Was there enough support Ð guidance, clerical support, training?

  10. Requirements Management Plan: How knowledgeable is the primary Stakeholder(s) in the proposed application area?

 
Step-by-step and complete Insider threat Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Insider threat project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Insider threat project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Insider threat project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Insider threat project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Insider threat project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Insider threat project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Insider threat project with this in-depth Insider threat Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Insider threat projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Insider threat and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Insider threat investments work better.

This Insider threat All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.

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  • 5
    I really like the format. Simple but quite powerful. I will make sure to share my views with Amazon. Thanks again.

    Posted by CARL M. on 5th Sep 2018

    CARL M. Senior Solutions Architect

  • 5
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  • 5
    Thank you, this is perfect - I will certainly be recommending Self Assessment dashboards to all - I can not wait to tell my colleagues on Monday.

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    MEL F. Change Management Professional

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    The Verdict: The Complete Self-Assessment package ticks a lot of checkboxes, especially for businesses testing the waters for decision making and performance enhancement and for companies that can not have a full-time professional on payroll to guide the initial implementation of their drive.

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    Ravi P. Senior Consultant Big 5

  • 5
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    Posted by KEN W. on 5th Jul 2018

    KEN W. Managing Director

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    DAVID T. Software Consultant

    Posted by DAVID T. on 5th Jul 2018

    Quality is a topic that is very important for me right now, and it should be important for every team. This book contains a self-assessment that can be useful for your organization to find out where you currently are. If you struggle to ask the right questions about your efforts, this book will give many of them, and a way to score your answers

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    ZORAN M. Knowledge Management Consultant

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    DR STEVEN.B. Head of Information Security & Assurance