sec210 | undergraduate
Physical Asset Protection
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Security Force Management, Policies, and Metrics
- Differentiate between proprietary and contract services, and explain advantages and shortcoming of various staffing models.
- Define the purpose and types of Standard Operating Procedures.
- Recognize the importance of Standard Operating Procedures for protecting the organization.
- Identify common problems and pitfalls resulting from lack of proper Standard Operating Procedures.
- Explain proper change management protocols in Standard Operating Procedure development.
- Identify modern tools that help the security manager visualize data findings to identify key concerns and opportunities for improvement.
- Evaluate proven methods of how to successfully manage programs and people through clear expectations, milestones, and measurements.
- Determine key performance indicators for security programs using business language.
- Describe the importance of sound guard services.
- Identify the goals of guard force management.
- Explain training and competencies for security personnel.
- Identify common problems associated with proper guard force management.
Physical Security, Access Control, and Identity Management
- Identify types of barriers and their effectiveness.
- Explain the layers of protection in managing access.
- Explain the role of barriers and delay technologies in physical protection systems.
- Summarize entry control and describe its use as part of the physical security plan.
- Describe available methods for contraband screening.
- Identify the three available authentication factors.
- Explain the potential benefits of smart card technologies.
- Recognize the functional differences between electric locking hardware types.
- Identify the pitfalls associated with privacy protection.
- Differentiate between identification and authentication.
- Explain the importance of identification management protocols across business processes
Intrusion Detection, Video Surveillance, and Risk Assessments
- Determine which types of sensors provide effective detection for given threat tactics and environmental conditions.
- Explain the relationship between detection, delay, and response.
- Identify the uses of video systems in physical security.
- Describe the fundamental steps in designing a video system.
- Classify intrusion detection sensors and determine how to improve protection-in-depth.
- Identify effective placement of intrusion sensors.
- Recognize the importance of video quality when considering the application of video.
- Explain the difference between a traditional data center and cloud computing.
- Determine the advantages and methods of combining sensor systems.
- Describe the importance of video assessment with respect to intrusion detection.
- Identify rapidly evolving software and hardware and the impact on PPS performance.
Internal Controls and Investigations
- Identify the preferred process for gathering and organizing relevant materials.
- Describe the process for reporting the results of the investigation
- Define the common principles for internal investigations.
- Explain proper evidence management.
- Recognize the risks of conducting internal investigations.
- Identify examples of behavioral interviewing.
- Identify verbal and non-verbal cues associated with deceptive behaviors.
- Identify general principles of behavior symptoms.
- Define truthful and deceptive subjects
- Recognize the motivations behind internal crimes.
- Explore the basic principles for conducting investigations.
- Develop non-verbal and verbal behavioral models.
- Compose appropriate questions specific to an interview and/or interrogation.
- Examine proven methods and controls to reduce the opportunity and the impact of fraud.
Workplace Violence, Emergency Planning, and Risk Assessments
- Identify risk factors associated with violent behavior affecting the workplace.
- Recognize potential sources of violence and describe aggravating and mitigating factors.
- Distinguish between defined types of violent and aggressive behavior.
- Describe applicable legal standards related to employee safety and violence.
- Explain a comprehensive approach to managing threats and provide applicable examples.
- Defend the security department’s responsibility to the organization as it pertains to managing risk.
- Define the purpose of emergency planning.
- Identify the categories of crisis and elements of crisis management planning.
- Determine the elements necessary to build an emergency plan.
- Recognize the pitfalls of a poorly managed emergency management plan.
- Explore proven methods of analyzing and assessing security loss/risk.
- Define fundamental steps in designing a vulnerability assessment.
- Explain the importance of the risk assessment process.
- Determine how to present results of vulnerability/risk assessment in the most appropriate manner.
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