Jim Henderson

  • CEO, Insider Threat Defense Group, Inc.,
  • Founder / Chairman, National Insider Threat Special Interest Group

Mr. Jim Henderson is the CEO of the Insider Threat Defense Group, Inc., Founder / Chairman Of The National Insider Threat Special Interest Group and U.S. Insider Risk Management Center Of Excellence.

Mr. Henderson has 20+ years of experience protecting sensitive and classified information up to the Top Secret SCI Level, with hands-on experience in the development, implementation and management of; Insider Threat Programs, Cyber Security – Information Systems Security Programs for U.S. Government Agencies, Department of Defense, Intelligence Community Agencies, Defense Contractors and State Governments.

Mr. Henderson’s has an extensive background in many different IT – Network Security and other security related disciplines: Physical Security, Data Loss Prevention, Information Assurance, Certification & Accreditation Of Information Systems / Networks, Security Training & Awareness, Security Policies & Procedures Development, Insider Threat Investigations, Digital / Computer Forensics Investigations and Technical Surveillance Countermeasure Inspections.

Mr. Henderson developed and taught an Information System Security Program Management Training Course to 100 NSA Security Professionals.

Mr. Henderson has 13+ years of extensive experince providing training and consulting service in the areas of Insider Threat Mitigation and Insider Threat Program Development – Management and Optimization, to an impressive list of over 650 clients:
White House, U.S. Government Agencies, Department Of Defense, Intelligence Community Agencies, FBI, Department Of Homeland Security, U.S. Secret Service, DEA, Law Enforcement, Critical Infrastructure Providers, Universities, Microsoft Corporation, Walmart, Home Depot, Nike, Tesla, Dell Technologies, Nationwide Insurance, Discovery Channel, United Parcel Service, Federal Express, Visa, Capital One Bank, American Express, Equifax, TransUnion, JetBlue Airways, Delta Airlines, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and many more.


  • The Insider Threat

    An insider threat is a perceived danger to your company that originates from individuals who work there, such as current or former employees, contractors, or business partners, who have inside knowledge of the company’s security procedures, data, and computer systems. The main objectives of malevolent insider threats are espionage, fraud, intellectual property theft, and sabotage, for monetary, private, or malicious purposes, they wilfully misuse their priviledged access to steal information or damage systems. Here we take a deeper dive into the range of threats and how to mitigate and counter these.