Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 05/2014

Worst Practices Guide to Insider Threats: Lessons from Past Mistakes

Matthew Bunn, Scott D. Sagan

April 2014

Center for International Security and Cooperation


In this research paper published by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Stanford Policeical Science Professor and CISAC Senior Fellow, Scott Sagan, and Matthew Bunn, a professor of practice at the Harvard Kennedy School, write that insider threats are perhaps the most serious challenge that nuclear security systems face today.