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Description - Understanding, Assessing, and Responding to Terrorism by Brian T. Bennett

Preparedness is the best weapon against terrorism 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 A practical, how-to book with step-by-step processes to help reduce risks from terrorist attacks, this is a must-have reference for private and public sector risk managers, safety engineers, security professionals, facility managers, emergency responders, and others charged with protecting facilities and personnel.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471771524
ISBN-10: 047177152X
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 162mm x 29mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Brian T. Bennett

Brian T. Bennett, PhD. has more than twenty years of experience in dealing with health and safety, emergency response, and security/counterterrorism issues in both the chemical manufacturing industry as well as in the community as a volunteer firefighter and emergency management official. He holds numerous professional certifications, including Certified in Homeland Security (CHS), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM). He is Chair of the New Jersey Domestic Security Task Force Infrastructure Advisory Committee for the chemical sector. Dr. Bennett is a certified Firefighter, Fire Official, Fire Officer, Fire Instructor, Hazardous Materials Specialist, and Weapons of Mass Destruction Technician. He has written and lectured extensively on combating terrorism.

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