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Insider Threat Situational Awareness Course

Conducted by HIED


The aim of this course is to provide NATO and Partner
members with education and individual training on the
insider threat posed in global operations, and how to
prevent attacks and mitigate effects should they


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Secret
Discipline: INT - Intelligence
Area: CI - Counterintelligence
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Intermediate
ePrime No.: ACT.444
ETOC Code: INT-CI-2652

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
N2-112-B-23 20 - 24 Nov 23
N2-112-A-24 18 - 22 Nov 24 Contact POC

If you wish to join a resident course you may have your agency POC send a seat request. Please click on the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

ADL courses can be accessed without the need for enrolment but students are required to register through the JADL portal using a military/government email address otherwise they will not be accepted.

Learning Objectives

Afghan Cultural Situation Awareness: Given a set of parameters, the student will explain how to approach Afghan culture in accordance with the criteria below.

Explain Force Protection: Given a set of parameters, the student will explain the importance of robust and effective FP measures in protecting personnel from the insider threat in accordance with references below

Counter Intelligence: Given a set of parameters, the student will explain the intelligence situation, the influence of the insurgency and criminal elements, how to identify suspicious behaviour, and how to properly respond to indicators of such behaviour, in accordance with the references below.

Prevention Measures: Given a set of parameters, the student will be able to synthesize prevention measures and event mitigation techniques to scenarios/examples based on recent insider attacks lesson learned in accordance with the references below.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-1 through OF-4) and NCOs (OR-4 through OR-9). Specifically, military members with a role in the Afghan mission who need a better understanding of the threat environment.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-4 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-4


This one-week course is comprised of interactive plenary lectures/lessons, vignettes, and other multimedia. Students will learn current environment “best practice” tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) and doctrinally successful methods, while also debating the issues in order to amplify discussion in the course lectures.