Balenger, V.J. (2020). Insider Threat (InT) Program Guidance for Responding to Concerns about Suicidality in FBI Personnel. FBI Insider Threat Office research paper.
Balenger, V.J., Huffman, M.C., and Chevere, J.M. (2020). Attitudes and Perceptions of Early Career FBI Personnel. FBI Insider Threat Office research paper.
Johnson, T.J., Balenger, V.J., and Huffman, M.C. (2019). FBI Typology of Intentional Insider Threat. Washington, DC: Department of Justice.
Balenger, V.J. (2017). Psychologically-Oriented Services in the FBI. FBI Insider Threat Office research paper.
Office of Undersecretary of Defense and Defense Insider Threat Management Analysis Center (2021, January 15). Be Aware Series: Violent Extremism. Arlington, VA: Department of Defense.
Revised insider threat module for mandatory FBI Information Security (INFOSEC, 2020) course – Covers insider threat indicators and reporting requirements pertinent to INFOSEC.
FBI Insider Threat Awareness (2018) – Mandatory course focused on FBI typology, counterintelligence vulnerabilities, and general insider threat indicators.
Office of Intelligence and Analysis (2017). Counterintelligence Awareness: Insider Threat Behaviors and Mitigation Recommendations reference aid. Washington, DC: Department of Homeland Security.
Traumatic Media Exposure (2016; co-developed) training modules and train-the-trainer resources for Bureau-wide Open-Source Intelligence 101/201 courses.
Deployment Stress and Resiliency and FBI Post Deployment Reintegration (2014) - Multimedia web-based trainings for FBI deployers and family members.
Dual and Multiple Roles Training (2013) – Distance-learning training module with supplemental instructional materials, required for all FBI EAP personnel.
Insider Threat Behavioral Analytic Schema - a categorical approach to gauging insider risk, identifying areas of mitigation, and deriving useful lessons from post-attack analyses.
Insider Risk Triage Framework - behaviorally-oriented guidance on organizational responses to safety threats, mental health impairment, and negative personality characteristics.
A Phase-Based Approach to Mitigating Insider Risk - differentiating aspects of insider threat prevention, detection, and mitigation from a formal Threat Assessment & Management (TAM) process.
Development of Extremist Violence Framework - describing and contextualizing factors in the developemnt of violent extremist behavior.
Dimensions of Organizational Risk - Framework representing four domains of assets to be protected - work settings/personnel (duty of care), protected information & IT systems, tangible assets, and intangible assets like reputation and partnerships.
Global Typology of Intentional Insider Threat -
Four categories of intentionally destructive insider behavior with representative examples, applicable to different types of organizations and critical assets.
Please contact Dr. Balenger for editable versions of these materials, some of which could be adapted for specific work settings
with credit to Victoria Balenger, PhD, Behavioral Risk Management LLC.
Development of Extremist Violence Framework (pdf)Download
Insider Risk Behavioral Analytic Schema (pdf)Download
Traumatic Media Exposure handout (pdf)Download
Unclassified FBI Awareness Brochure (pdf)Download
Insider Threat Program Guidance on Suicidality (pdf)Download
Insider Risk Triage Framework (pdf)Download
Promoting Resiliency in LE and National Security (pdf)Download
Clinician Safety in Government Settings (pdf)Download
Dimensions of Organizational Risk (pdf)Download
Global Typology of Intentional Insider Threat (pdf)Download