By Ross Johnson
One of the only maximum demanding situations to defense execs within the 21st century is terrorism. within the final numerous years, we've heard much in regards to the significance of preparing for terrorist assaults. This ebook deals how to prevent terrorist assaults. delivering defense managers with a transparent and easy method to guard their corporations, Antiterrorism and risk reaction uses an version of the U.S. division of Defense’s antiterrorism basics and applies it to the non-public zone to guard businesses, amenities, and infrastructures. The book’s antiterrorism making plans ideas permit protection execs to grab the initiative clear of terrorists—setting them off stability and retaining them off balance—thereby disrupting their making plans cycle and thwarting assault.
The publication is helping defense managers to:
- Understand the terrorist assault making plans cycle
- Conduct a terrorism danger vulnerability review
- Develop an statement plan and the corresponding verification plan
- Understand how surveillance detection works
- Learn how trend research wheels can be utilized to discover weaknesses in defense operations
- Appreciate the position of random antiterrorism measures and find out how to advance them
- Establish reaction plans for a large choice of contingencies regarding terrorist attack
- Adapt this system to maritime operations opposed to piracy, person safety, and trip protection in high-risk environments
- Work with different defense departments, the police, and the general public to create infrastructure security zones that would increase the detection of suspicious occasions and decrease the chance of terrorist assault
The booklet goals to teach that terrorists will not be defeated via know-how on my own, yet in its place by way of collaboration and the well timed passage of appropriate info and intelligence. Terrorism is, mainly, an act of communique. The terrorists speak to us via their acts and their conscientiously crafted communiqués. protection execs have to ship the terrorists a transparent and easy message within the language they comprehend: You won't prevail here.
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The Target Community 2 What are the targets that terrorists seek? We hear a lot about terrorists, but we don’t hear a lot about the actual targets they are going after. In this chapter, we will look at the way that the target community has organized itself, and we will look at what targets terrorist groups have actually been attacking in the first 10 years of this century. We will also look at the types of attacks they have undertaken, and what sorts of weapons or methods they have used. There are a lot of lists and numbers in this chapter, and for that I apologize.
Edu/gtd. † This figure includes the 4,954 incidents that occurred in 1993 but are not included in the GTD. The total prior to inclusion of 1993 is 98,112. NGO: 103 (<1%) Note that the first five categories constitute almost three-quarters of all attacks. The public gets the worst of it, followed by business, with the two of them totaling 36% of all incidents. Attacks on business damage the economy, lower the quality of life of the citizens, reduce revenue to government, and add risk and instability to investment, reducing the attractiveness to investors.
Explosives/bombs/dynamite: 44,980 (46%) Firearms: 35,012 (36%) Unknown: 8,310 (8%) Incendiary: 7,436 (8%) Melee*: 2,097 (2%) Chemical: 180 (<1%) Sabotage equipment: 96 (<1%) Other: 60 (<1%) Fake weapons: 55 (<1%) Vehicle (does not include vehicle-borne bombs): 47 (<1%) Biological: 25 (<1%) Radiological: 14 (<1%) Nuclear: 0 (0%) From these data, we can see that explosive weapons are most commonly used. The GTD allows us to look closer, though, and see what kind of explosive devices or weapons are used, and how often.
Antiterrorism and Threat Response: Planning and Implementation by Ross Johnson