New Council White Paper Focuses on Cyber Information Sharing
January 25, 2024
Developed by INSA’s Cyber Council, the paper advocates for improved information sharing among private sector firms, stressing the need for timely, relevant, and detailed threat information to mitigate cyberattacks, aid in system recovery, and enhance the resilience of commercial networks.
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.
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.
New INSF and ClearanceJobs Paper: (Uncleared) and Confused
April 20, 2023
The result of a comprehensive survey of young professionals, age 18 to 30, the paper finds that while conventions around marijuana use may have shifted, federal laws have not kept pace. This makes ongoing drug use an issue for security clearance applicants. And, according to the report, "that leaves many wondering if the path to a national security career is going up in smoke for an increasing number of applicants."
Managing Insider Risk During M&As
April 03, 2023
In an April 2023 white paper, INSA argues that despite potential catastrophic consequences, many corporations do not prioritize personnel risk indicators or insider risk practices during the Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) process.
Industry Contributions to Offensive Cyber Operations
March 28, 2023
Industry Contributions to U.S. Government Offensive Cyber Operations outlines the importance of public/private collaboration in cybersecurity, particularly with respect to how commercial sector expertise can support U.S. government operations.
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.
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.