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Canadian Insider Threat
Awareness Month

in alignment with U.S. National Insider Threat Awareness Month (NITAM) 


Activities that will be happening leading into, and throughout September 2024

Five Eyes Insider Risk Practitioner Alliance

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The Canadian Insider Risk Management Centre of Excellence (C-InRM CoE) is pleased to be hosting our second national Insider Risk Management Security Partnerships Summit in Toronto, Ontario on September 19th.

We will be joined by representatives from Canadian, U.S., and Australian organizations and will be supported at the Summit by our colleagues from the Australian Insider Risk Centre of Excellence (AIR COE), and U.S. Insider Risk Management Center of Excellence (US IRM COE).

This event is meant to foster collaboration, support broader efforts to build a trusted community, and strengthen the unified alliance among the Five Eyes (FVEY) insider risk practitioner community of public, private, and academic organizations.

Admittance to the Summit is by invitation only.  For further details, please inquire.

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2024 Knowledge Events

The following events are being hosted by our partners:

U.S. Department of Defence, Personnel and Security Research Centre (PERSEREC) | August 26 and 27 | Counter-Insider Threat (C-InT) Social and Behavioral Sciences Summit 2024: DETECT (website to be launched)

Five Eyes Insider Risk Practitioner Alliance (FIRPA) | September 3 | Washington D.C. Event (to be announced

Defense Strategies Institute (DSI) | Counter-Insider Threat Symposium | September 4 and 5 | Washington D.C.

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Insider threat awareness engagement

As part of CITAM and U.S. NITAM, the C-InRM CoE will be participating in several knowledge events to support the promotion of insider threat awareness.


Denis Desnoyers, Associate Instructor

Practical Certificate in Insider Risk Management - Investigations

Participants will learn to understand several key areas of consideration involved in the conduct of administrating investigations of insider threats in either public or private industry. A detailed process framework is utilized to assist with repeatable processes and outcomes regardless of the circumstances of insider threats’ underlying motives and allow for the gathering of information to arrive at an objective and defensible employment decision.

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August 28-29



Victor Munro, Executive Director

Leveraging Global Partnerships for Enhanced C-InT & Security Solutions

Panel with J.T. Mendoza, Executive Director, U.S. Insider Risk Management COE, and Matt Salier, CEO, Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre

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September 4

C-InT Symposium

Washington D.C.


Brian Thompson, Chief Learning Officer

Practical Certificate in Insider Risk Management - Foundations for Risk and Screening Factors

Workshop provides participants with an understanding of insider risk awareness and establishes an analytical foundation for managing the security screening process of applicants and/or employees while recognizing risks inherent in the management of personnel security.

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September 11-12



Limitations and Opportunities

Come back for updates in the lead up to CITAM
The C-InRM CoE is coordinating several other activities in support of CITAM 2024 over the course of August and September

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