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For Organizations and Leaders


The Certified Counter-Insider Threat Program (CCITP) is designed as a useful tool to allow you to make better human capital decisions and professionalize your workforce.  To take full advantage of the potential of the CCITP, organizational leadership should:

  • Participate in future CCITP Governance forums to help set the strategic direction for the program
  • Advocate for the Program
  • Encourage their Counter-Insider Threat Workforce to participate and achieve certification
  • Designate a Program Reviewer and Alternate Program Reviewer and ensure those individuals take required actions on certification applications in a timely manner


Certification Benefits

Benefits of obtaining a CCITP credential:

For Individuals:

  • Fosters understanding of the concepts and principles deemed critical to perform Counter-Insider Threat activities
  • Identifies the individual as a certified C-InT professional regardless of position or employing organization
  • Promotes professional development

For Organizations/Employers:

  • Provides metrics for employee and workforce performance management
  • Provides reliable and valid metrics for employment decision-making (e.g., hiring, promotion, transfer out of a work role)
  • Provides certified C-InT individuals to enhance workforce competency

For the Profession:

  • Provides summary information about workforce strengths and weaknesses
  • Provides valuable information that can be used to integrate workforce initiatives and align supporting capabilities (e.g., training and education) to a common set of skill standards
  • Provides shared understanding by creating common standards to measure Counter-Insider Threat professionals