Research Paper

A Worst Practices Guide to Insider Threats: Lessons from Past Mistakes

Matthew Bunn and Scott D. Sagan
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Insider threats are perhaps the most serious challenges that nuclear security systems face. All of the cases of theft of nuclear materials where the circumstances of the theft are known were perpetrated either by insiders or with the help of insiders; given that the other cases involve bulk material stolen covertly without anyone being aware the material was missing, there is every reason to believe that they were perpetrated by insiders as well.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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