New INSF Scholarship to Support Neurodiverse Students Seeking Careers in Intelligence & National Security
February 16, 2023
The Intelligence and National Security Foundation (INSF) today announced the creation of a new scholarship aimed at supporting neurodiverse students pursuing college degrees in an intelligence and national security-focused field of study.
INSA Welcomes Seven New Board Directors
February 06, 2023
INSA Comments on OPM’s Proposed Personnel Vetting Questionnaire
January 23, 2023
The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) provided the Office of Public Management with comments on the proposed Personnel Vetting Questionnaire (PVQ) that will replace existing forms used to evaluate job applicants for security clearances and positions of public trust.
Retired Lt. Gen. Vincent R. Stewart, USMC, to Receive 2023 Baker Award
January 12, 2023
The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) today announced that retired Lt. Gen. Vincent R. Stewart, USMC, will receive the organization’s 2023 William Oliver Baker Award. Established in 1984, the Baker Award recognizes extraordinary contributions to U.S. intelligence and national security affairs.
INSA Statement on FY 23 NDAA
December 23, 2022
The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) welcomed the enactment of the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the president signed December 22, 2022. The law, which includes authorization for Intelligence Community (IC) activities, includes several provisions which INSA endorsed as ways to enhance collaboration between intelligence agencies and their industry partners.
INSF Position Paper: Future of the IC Workforce
December 12, 2022
In December 2022, the Intelligence and National Security Foundation (INSF), with support from Avantus Federal, hosted a three-part multimedia series examining the Future of the IC Workforce. The series examined key issues facing the intelligence community workforce and provided recommendations to ensure the IC is prepared to meet future challenges and opportunities.
Support for Sec. 506 in FY23 IAA
October 24, 2022
Op-Ed: Intelligence agencies must transform acquisition
October 18, 2022
To take advantage of private sector innovation, IC policymakers must change acquisition processes to focus on outcomes rather than inputs, enable more unclassified and remote work, make it easier for contractors to clear staff and access secure workspaces, and enhance the acquisition workforce.
New Paper Examines Potential Implications of Insider Threat Program Names
September 29, 2022
In a September 2022 Intelligence Insights paper, “Insider Threat Program Naming Convention,” INSA argues that how an organization names its program influences personnel buy-in and program effectiveness.
New Paper Addresses InTP Effectiveness Metrics
September 27, 2022
In a Sept. 2022 white paper, INSA recommends that both businesses and government agencies re-examine the metrics of their insider threat programs in order to ensure their programs’ effectiveness and resiliency.