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The Enemy Within

If you work at a facility where radioactive materials are handled, you are no doubt familiar with the security measures used to mitigate threats of malicious activity from visitors or members of the public. But what if the threat comes from employees or contractors who have legitimate access to radioactive materials? Events like this have happened in the past, so how can they be prevented? Be sure to check out the article "A Pilot Examination of the Methods Used to Counteract Insider Threat Security Risks Associated With the Use of Radioactive Materials in the Research and Clinical Setting" by B.G. Tsenov and colleagues in the March issue of Health Physics to find out what your peers are doing to address the "insider threat."