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Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Has Taken Steps To Address Insider Threat, but Challenges Remain

Executive Summary

The DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis routinely briefs DNDO on counterintelligence awareness, including insider threat indicators. In addition, DNDO provides security awareness training to its employees and contractors regarding security ÔÇÉrelated topics that could help prevent or detect the insider risk. In September 2013, the DHS Office of the Chief Security Officer began a comprehensive vulnerability assessment of DNDO assets, which includes identifying insider risks and vulnerabilities. The DHS Security Operations Center monitors DNDO information systems and networks to respond to potential insider based incidents. Finally,he DHS Special Security Programs Division handles and investigates security incidents, including those types attributed to malicious insiders.

Report Number
OIG-14-113
Issue Date
Document File
DHS Agency
Oversight Area
Fiscal Year
2014

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