Threat Assessment and Risk Analysis

Threat Assessment and Risk Analysis : An Applied Approach

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Threat Assessment and Risk Analysis: An Applied Approach details the entire risk analysis process in accessible language, providing the tools and insight needed to effectively analyze risk and secure facilities in a broad range of industries and organizations.

The book explores physical vulnerabilities in such systems as transportation, distribution, and communications, and demonstrates how to measure the key risks and their consequences, providing cost-effective and achievable methods for evaluating the appropriate security risk mitigation countermeasures.

Users will find a book that outlines the processes for identifying and assessing the most essential threats and risks an organization faces, along with information on how to address only those that justify security expenditures.

Balancing the proper security measures versus the actual risks an organization faces is essential when it comes to protecting physical assets. However, determining which security controls are appropriate is often a subjective and complex matter. The book explores this process in an objective and achievable manner, and is a valuable resource for security and risk management executives, directors, and students.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 10.16mm | 320g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • 0128022248
  • 9780128022245
  • 1,156,494

Table of contents

1. Introduction to the of Department Homeland Security
2. What is Risk?
3. Risk Analysis
4. Introductions to Risk Assessments - The Process
5. Asset Value Assessment
6. Potential Threat Element (PTE)
7. Vulnerabilities
8. Risk Measurement
9. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
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"...the book shows that risk assessment is a process. It doesn't end once you assess and make a plan; because hazards change, even if your organisation does not. Whatever your sector, this book can be an aid to thinking about risk and threat." --Professional Security Magazine Online
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