DODD 5205.16(D) CE-02
The DoD Insider Threat Program
|Publication Date:||28 August 2017|
PURPOSE. In accordance with sections 113 and 131 through 137, and 2672 of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (a)); Presidential Memorandum (Reference (b)); Executive Orders (E.O.s) 12333, 13526, and 13587 (References (c), (d), and (e)); section 922 of Public Law 112-81 (Reference (f)); National Security Directive 42 (Reference (g)), and Committee on National Security Systems Directive 504 (Reference (h)), this directive:
a. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities within DoD to develop and maintain an insider threat program to comply with the requirements and minimum standards to prevent, deter, detect, and mitigate the threat insiders may pose to DoD and U.S. Government installations, facilities, personnel, missions, or resources. This threat can include damage to the United States through espionage, terrorism, unauthorized disclosure of national security information, or through the loss or degradation of departmental resources or capabilities.
b. Identifies appropriate training, education, and awareness initiatives that may be made available to DoD personnel and contractors in accordance with Reference (b).
c. Ensures appropriate DoD policies, including but not limited to counterintelligence (CI), cybersecurity, security, civilian and military personnel management, workplace violence, emergency management, law enforcement (LE), and antiterrorism (AT) risk management, are evaluated and modified to effectively address insider threats to DoD.
d. Cancels Secretary of Defense Memorandum (Reference (i)).
e. Incorporates and cancels Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum (Reference (j)).
APPLICABILITY. This directive:
a. Applies to:
(1) OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within DoD (referred to collectively in this directive as the "DoD Components").
(2) Contractors and other non-DoD entities that have authorized access to DoD resources as required by their contract or agreement and who meet the definition of insider as set forth in the definitions section of this directive.
(3) Individuals who volunteer and donate their services to the DoD Components, including non-appropriated fund instrumentalities, pursuant to DoD Instruction (DoDI) 1100.21 (Reference (k)) and who meet the definition of insider as set forth in the definitions section of this directive.
b. Will not alter or supersede:
(1) The existing authorities and policies of the Director of National Intelligence regarding the protection of sensitive compartmented information and special access programs for intelligence as directed by Reference (c) and other laws and regulations.
(2) Existing statutes, E.O.s, and DoD policy issuances governing access to or dissemination of LE, LE sensitive, or classified LE information.
(3) Existing suspicious activity reporting and dissemination requirements as outlined in DoDI 2000.26 (Reference (1)).