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5 Early Warning Indicators That Are Key to Protecting National Secrets

August 23, 2023

The US Department of Defense (DoD) will create an insider threat office to monitor employees following a review into the leak of classified Pentagon intelligence on Discord.

A June 30 memo signed by the Secretary of Defense calls for the establishment of a Joint Management Office for Insider Threat and Cyber Capabilities to “oversee user activity monitoring (UAM).”

While any effort to stop insiders from leaking data is promising, there is a bigger issue at play that has everything to do with the UAM requirements, as defined by the Committee on National Security Systems Directive (CNSSD) 504 in 2014.

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