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Understanding, Assessing, and Responding to Terrorism
Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Personnel
by Brian T. Bennett

Understanding, Assessing, and Responding to Terrorism: Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Personnel gives a detailed explanation of how to implement preventive and/or protective measures to ensure the safety of personnel and facilities. It includes:

  • Easily customized templates for the vulnerability analysis, security procedures, emergency response procedures, and training programs
  • Vulnerability assessment methodologies and formulas for prioritizing targets
  • Coverage of critical infrastructure sectors, hard targets, and soft targets, such as hotels, places of worship, and commercial districts
  • Countermeasures for terrorist attacks using weapons of mass destruction with coverage of chemical, biological, radiological/nuclear, and explosive materials
  • A seven-step Security Vulnerability Analysis (SVA) process to identify and categorize critical infrastructure, key resources, and key assets
  • Information on the National Incident Management System (NIMS) that enables all public, private, and non-governmental organizations to work together effectively to prepare for, prevent, respond to, and recover from domestic incidents
  • Numerous case studies and examples

Understanding, Assessing, and Responding to Terrorism: Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Personnel is a practical, how-to book with step-by-step processes to help reduce risks from terrorist attacks.

Contents

  1. The Terrorist Threat
  2. Critical Infrastructure
  3. Types of Terrorist Attack
  4. Weapons of Mass Destruction
  5. The Terrorist’s Preparation for an Attack
  6. Risk and Threat Assessment
  7. Protecting Critical Infrastructure, Key Resources, and Key Assets
  8. Principles of Protective Security
  9. Effective Countermeasures
  10. General Emergency Response Considerations
  11. Emergency Response to a Weapon of Mass Destruction Attack

Index

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Understanding, Assessing, and Responding
to Terrorism

Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Personnel
by Brian T. Bennett

2007 • 466 pages • $89.95 + shipping
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