sec461 | undergraduate
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Threats to National and International Interest
- Assess the current threat of terrorism against US public and private organizations.
- Analyze the risk associated with the threat of terrorism in relation to other threats.
- Analyze the effects of weapons of mass destruction.
- Identify issues related to the acquisition and deployment of weapons
- Evaluate terrorist target objectives.
- Critique other forms of terrorism to include cyber terrorism.
Counterterrorism in Organizational Security and Management
- Identify the counterterrorism efforts carried out by local, state, federal, and international partners.
- Justify the need for communication between public and private organizations.
- Compare and contrast the benefits and limitations of privatizing elements of counterterrorism.
- Analyze the current methods of counterterrorism for organizational security and management.
- Critique legal issues associated with counterterrorism.
After-Action Review of Terrorist Events
- Analyze the 9/11 terrorist attacks by identifying participants, preparations, objectives, and impact.
- Evaluate the emerging trend of homegrown terrorism.
- Analyze the issues and complexities of recent terrorist attacks and attempted attacks.
- Assess the vulnerabilities exploited in recent terrorist attempts and the countermeasures for overcoming these security shortcoming.
Fundamentals of Domestic and International Terrorism
- Describe terrorism and the complex issues associated with a single definition.
- Identify distinguishing factors that differentiate domestic and international terrorism.
- Explain the purposes and objectives of domestic and international terrorism.
- Identify existing domestic and international terrorist organizations.
- Describe the methodologies of domestic and international terrorism.
- Assess issues associated with media coverage of terrorism.
Profile of Terrorism
- Summarize the religious concepts used to justify terrorism.
- Identify the cultural factors that contribute to terrorist mentality.
- Evaluate the socioeconomic implications that may contribute to terrorism.
- Summarize the familial environment and indoctrination of terrorist groups.
- Explain terrorism recruitment methods and the complexities of antiterrorism.
- Describe fascism, racism, totalitarianism, radicalism, and the influence of political ideologies on the mentality of terrorists.
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