ADS Chapter 569

Speeches Shim

Counterintelligence and Insider Threat Program

Functional Series 500 – Management Services

Partial Revision Date: 04/19/2013
Responsible Office: SEC/OD
File Name: 569_041913


This ADS chapter establishes the mandatory policies and required procedures for the USAID Counterintelligence and Insider Threat Program. The primary focus of this ADS chapter is to ensure that USAID personnel understand and report potential threats from foreign intelligence and terrorism to USAID. Counterintelligence and Insider Threat awareness and education, policies and procedures are designed to ensure that USAID personnel recognize and report any of the following:

a. Attempted or actual espionage, subversion, sabotage, terrorism or extremist activities directed against USAID and its personnel, facilities, resources, and activities;

b. Indicators of potential terrorist associated insider threats;

c. Unauthorized intrusions into automated information systems;

d. Unauthorized disclosure of classified information; and

e. Indicators of other incidents that may indicate foreign intelligence or terrorism targeting USAID.