sec411 | undergraduate

Physical Security

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This course provides the student with an understanding of the various levels of security that can be employed for the protection of people, property, and data housed in physical facilities.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Future Trends in Security

    • nalyze security’s role in counterterrorism efforts.
    • Evaluate the impact of globalization on the provisioning of security services.
    • Discuss legislative trends in security.
    • Explore career streams in security services.
    • Identify career opportunities in security.
    • Describe the preparation necessary for a career in security.
    • Identify future trends and challenges in security.

    Physical Security Considerations

    • Evaluate processes and procedures related to computer security.
    • Explain the design functions of a building’s physical security profile.
    • Identify security features of physical security.
    • Summarize the ASIS International Code of Ethics.
    • Discuss the importance of ethics in security.

    Introduction to Safety and Security

    • Explain the history of security.
    • Differentiate between public and private policing.
    • Describe the roles of the security manager and how they relate to the regulation of the security industry.
    • Analyze threats to safety and security.
    • Identify judicial systems.
    • Identify legal roadblocks for security personnel.

    Week Three: Risk Assessment and Mitigation of Physical Security Threats Fac hrs

    • Conduct a security survey.
    • Analyze needs identified through a risk assessment.
    • Explain how knowledge of environmental design can facilitate crime prevention efforts.
    • Discuss the principles of organization and management used in response to physical security threats.
    • Evaluate protection services and security programs.
    • Discuss types of human resource investigations.
    • Identify business crime activity.
    • Describe industrial espionage techniques.

    Physical Security Applications and Solutions

    • Identify security threats unique to specific industries, including those that threaten banking and financial institutions.
    • Define executive protection.
    • Describe asset protection priorities.
    • Evaluate specific security environments and related security applications.
    • Create a definition of terrorism.
    • Compare characteristics of natural and environmental disasters.
    • Explain procedures for securing airlines, airports, ground transportation systems, and utilities.
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