Since 9/11, the U.S. government and the private sector have devised sophisticated ways of protecting people and assets. The threats have evolved, however, becoming more insidious. They no longer comprise just terrorists who target critical infrastructures. They also include insider threats, such as PFC Manning and NSA contractor Snowden who leaked
Table of Contents
Introduction: Homeland Security Vision. Essential Threat Factors. USS Cole National Infrastructure Protection Plan for Threats, Vulnerability, Risk, and Resilience. Risk Mitigation, Transference, and Elimination. Readiness Plans: Develop, Validate, and Update. Prevention, Detection, and Response Factors across Sectors. Human Factors and Team Dynamics. Innovative Ideas for Change. Training and Exercises: Touch It, Feel It, Live It, Breathe It! You Can Deter, But You Can t Interdict: Don t Cross the Line! Appendix A: Sample Security Plan. Appendix B: Bomb Threat Checklist. Appendix C: Best Practices for Mail Center Security. Appendix D: Fact Sheet on Dirty Bombs. Appendix E: the Insider Threat. Index.