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Insider Threat - Terrorism

Terrorism as an insider threat is an unlawful use of force and violence by employees or others closely associated with organizations, against those organizations to promote a political or social objective.  In particular, insiders will use their familiarity of an organization's structure, security, building layout, and other knowledge to maximize casualties or sabotage systems. 

Organizations are encouraged to increase their awareness of terrorists and other extremist actors to help recognize behavior associated with a particular group.  Refer to the following resources to better understand the terrorist threat.

Last Published Date: August 8, 2018

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