In this intriguing course, we examine the behavioral psychology of the insider. We'll uncover critical signs, underlying motivations and dive into what makes a person become an insider. Insiders are motivated by many things. We'll discuss critical behavioral signs and the psychology that drives them. Most importantly, we will review how to identify and mitigate the potential insider threat.


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What you will learn

This 90-minute course provides attendees with a key information and awareness about insider threats. 

Principle objectives of this course:

  • Understand core psychological motivates and needs of an insider threat
  • Enhance awareness of insider motivation
  • Learn personal assessment techniques
  • Identify insider threat behavioral indicators
  • Detecting potential “unwitting” insider threats
  • Mitigation through leadership
  • The “Six Signs of Trust” and predicting behavior

Who should take this class?  

  • Everyone in your organization! 
  • Security and Threat Intelligence Professionals: Enhance your skills to proactively identify insider threat activities.
  • Attorneys: Enhance investigations and interviewing skills by creating an awareness of insider motivation and techniques.
  • Managers and Executives:  Understand insider threat indicators, motivation and tradecraft to prioritize and address risk. 
  • Risk, Compliance and Human Resource Professionals: Understand insider threats and enhance knowledge of potential risks before they happen.
  • Federal Agents and Law Enforcement: Master techniques to identify insider threats for advanced investigations and to improve job skills.

About the instructor

Robin Dreeke is a best-selling author, professional speaker, trainer and facilitator. Robin is a retired FBI Special Agent and former Chief of the FBI’s elite Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program. At the FBI, Robin received advanced training and experience in the area of social psychology and the practical application of the science behind relationship development and trust.


Participants will receive: 

  • Comprehensive note-taking guide                  - Learning assessments
  • Certificate of Completion                                - Continuing Education Credits Available