This course prepares students to conduct comprehensive threat assessments with respect to physical facilities, personnel, equipment, or operating systems and enables students to evaluate and manage vulnerabilities in terms of potential threats.
Determine what human and tangible resources are needed and available for emergency response contingencies.
Identify the various elements required for an emergency management plan.
Identify key personnel and establish a duly authorized emergency management planning team.
Evaluate potential risks and emergency management countermeasures for human-made incidents.
Evaluate potential risks and emergency management countermeasures for nature-made incidents.
Assess the elements of a comprehensive evaluation process for an emergency management plan and identify methods for modifying the plan when deficiencies are detected.
Evaluate the issues and vulnerabilities associated with emergency response to include training, resource allocation, and supervision.
Criminal Activity and Terrorism
Compare and contrast the benefits and limitations of prevention vs. enforcement.
Review incidents of terrorist activity and assess vulnerabilities.
Evaluate case studies involving crimes against persons.
Analyze case studies involving crimes against property.
Assess the psychology associated with criminal and terrorist activities and the effective countermeasures.
Managing Vulnerabilities and Applying Countermeasures
Perform cost vs. benefit risk analysis.
Assess strengths and weakness of security systems.
Evaluate the effectiveness of on-site security personnel.
Evaluate testing and measurement effectiveness of security policies and procedures.
Create plans for countermeasures, recovery and operational back-up.
Identify vulnerability assessment measures for information systems, technology, and data.
Determine risks associated with work behaviors.
Assess the pros and cons of working from a floor plan for security application.
Assess security measures used by businesses, facilities, organizations, or individuals.
Research and determine vulnerabilities related to physical terrain or geographic location.
Research and determine physical security and criminal activity potentials in the greater area, surrounding area, on a facility premises and within an organization's portion of a facility.
Threat and Risk Assessment
Assess threats and risk pertaining to businesses, facilities, organizations, or individuals.
Calculate and prioritize risk.
Estimate the probability and criticality of threats.
Determine general and specific types of threats to which businesses facilities, organizations or individuals might be exposed.
Identify types of assets and loss implications.
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