NEW Video Highlighting the Importance of OSINT
December 04, 2023
Sponsored by Janes and developed by the Tech & Innovation Council, the video illustrates how the collection and analysis of information gathered from publicly available sources can be used to understand military conflict, enhance cybersecurity, track migration patterns, identify human trafficking data, and support other national security efforts.
Gaining Information Advantage is focus of New INSF White Paper
November 08, 2023
The paper summarizes the year-long effort, which brought together senior leaders from government and industry to discuss the intelligence community's ability to gain information advantage through its workforce, alliances and partnerships, and tradecraft and data.
Nominations Now Open for 2024 Baker Award!
October 25, 2023
For decades, the William Oliver Baker Award has served as a mark of excellence, distinguishing an extraordinary individual for their sustained commitment to excellence in intelligence and national security affairs.
Reel Life vs Real Life: Social Media & Your Security Clearance
October 05, 2023
The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) today released a new paper, Reel Life vs. Real Life: Social Media and Your Security Clearance that provides policy recommendations for the U.S. government to clarify how Trusted Workforce 2.0 and Continuous Vetting will address social media activities and how such behavior will influence decisions regarding clearance eligibility.
New Paper Offers Recommendations to Reimagine SCIF Life
September 25, 2023
In a September 2023 white paper, INSA's Intelligence Champions Council provides recommendations for both government and industry employers on ways to improve the physical and cultural environments for the IC's cleared workforce.
Applications Now open for 2024 Charlie Allen Achievement Awards
August 24, 2023
The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) is now accepting nominations for the 2024 INSA Charlie Allen Achievement Awards. Now in its 14th year, these awards recognize outstanding early- to mid-career professionals from the intelligence, homeland, and national security communities, as well as a senior leader who inspires their success.
Call for INSA BoD Nominations
August 22, 2023
Nominations are now open to serve on the 2024-2026 INSA Board of Directors. We are seeking executives who are members in good standing (organizational member companies at the Small Business, Academia, Gold, Platinum, or President's Circle levels, or willing to upgrade to those levels) with the requisite dedication, experience, and industry knowledge needed to serve in these senior volunteer leadership positions.
2023 INSF Scholarship Recipients
August 01, 2023
The Intelligence and National Security Foundation (INSF), the philanthropic arm of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 scholarship program. "Each year we are impressed by our scholarship recipients level of professionalism, both at internships and in their academic accomplishments," said INSA Foundation President Suzanne Wilson Heckenberg. "This year is no exception. We are proud to support these talented students and future leaders of our community.”
New INSF Scholarship Honors IC Trailblazer LtGen Vincent R. Stewart
July 12, 2023
“Vince Stewart was a workforce champion,” said Suzanne Wilson Heckenberg, President, INSA/INSF. “He mentored emerging leaders in the Marines and across the IC, challenging them to take on responsibilities and grow in their careers. In addition, he was an outstanding ally and sponsor who ensured promotion boards and senior leadership were aware of the breadth of talent across their ranks. We are thrilled to honor his legacy through this annual award.”
Jack Teixeira: What Went Wrong
May 30, 2023
The continuing review of this case leads to questions that intelligence community security officials, commanders, managers, and human resources stakeholders should further examine in the search for policy reforms and strategies to improve insider risk management effectiveness.