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Homeland security and private sector business : corporations' role in critical infrastructure protection

Author: Elsa Lee
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2009.
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"The challenge in combating terrorism is not that any of us could die tomorrow in an attack, but that we cannot seem to perform the basic functions of diagnosing and treating the problem so that it is manageable. Given this, and because public and private sector partnerships are critical to the success of this management, Homeland Security and Private Sector Business: Corporations' Role in Critical Infrastructure  Read more...
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Lee, Elsa.
Homeland security and private sector business.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)609006465
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elsa Lee
ISBN: 9781420070781 1420070789
OCLC Number: 166872507
Description: xviii, 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 Introduction: Homeland Security Vision 1 --
The Desired State of Homeland Security 1 --
The Current State of Homeland Security 4 --
Homeland Security Issues and Challenges 9 --
Everyone Has a Role in Homeland Security 11 --
History of Terrorism 12 --
The Direct Impact of Modern-Day Terrorism 14 --
What's at Stake with Today's Terrorist Attacks 15 --
Countering Terrorism with DHS Help 20 --
DHS Help Is Not Enough 23 --
2 Essential Threat Factors 25 --
The Problem We Face with Threats 25 --
General Threats to Security Hierarchy Components 27 --
General Threat Effect on Homeland Security 29 --
Threat Management Through Intelligence 30 --
Terrorists' Operational Methodology 33 --
Limitations of Early Warnings 37 --
Creating Your Own Threat-Warning Capabilities 40 --
Painful Lesson: The USS Cole Attack 41 --
Implications of Not Understanding Threats 43 --
Lesson Learned: First World Trade Center Attack, 1993 45 --
Lesson Learned: First American Hijacking, 1961 45 --
Homeland Security Roles and Misconceptions 46 --
Sharing Information 48 --
Threat Trends 49 --
3 Threat, Vulnerability, and Risk Components 53 --
DHS Risk Model and National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) 57 --
Responsibility and Accountability per DHS 60 --
How to Perform Your Own Threat Assessment 60 --
NIPP as a Template 62 --
A Framework for Taking the NIPP Approach 64 --
A Framework for Assessing Threat 65 --
What the Results Suggest 70 --
Terrorist Activity Indicators 71 --
Espionage or Insider Threats 71 --
Information and Technical Threats 71 --
How to Handle Discoveries of Threat and Vulnerabilities 72 --
Determining Vulnerability 73 --
Countermeasure 76 --
Reporting Information 77 --
Cost versus Investment 78 --
Penalties 80 --
Mini Case Study 81 --
4 Risk Mitigation, Transference, and Elimination 83 --
Risk Decision Principles 84 --
Lessons Not Easily Learned 89 --
5 Readiness Plans: Develop, Validate, and Update 95 --
How Terrorists Plan 98 --
Collaboration with External Organizations 99 --
Beginning the Development Process 102 --
Plan Development 105 --
Overlooked Plan Items 107 --
Internal Communications Considerations 108 --
External Communications 109 --
Crisis and Media Communications 109 --
Plan Response for Bomb Threats 111 --
Addressing Loading Docks and Mailrooms 112 --
Plan Validation 113 --
Plan Updates 114 --
Plan to Share Information 114 --
What DHS Says about Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII) 117 --
6 Prevention, Detection, and Response Factors across Sectors 119 --
Innovative Prevention Approaches 124 --
Innovative Detection Technology 127 --
Investing in Response Capabilities through Partnership 128 --
Other Contributors to Homeland Security 132 --
Response Considerations 133 --
Preparedness Snapshot 135 --
7 Human Factors and Team Dynamics 141 --
The Human Factor 141 --
Humanity in Crisis and Hero Mode 142 --
Female Terrorists: THE Human Factor Gone Wrong 143 --
Humans in Conflict 144 --
Human Overconfidence 146 --
Human Technology 149 --
SuperDiversity 151 --
Diversity as a Problem Solver 152 --
The "Human Factor" as a Tool 153 --
Dysfunctional Group Dynamics 156 --
Discussion versus Dialogue 158 --
How to Get your Team to Dialogue 159 --
Leadership versus Management 160 --
Roadblocks to Effective TeamWork 162 --
Roadblock 1 Lack of Proper Foundation 164 --
Roadblock 2 Linguistic Differences 165 --
Roadblock 3 Conflicts 166 --
Chapter Exercise 167 --
8 Toolkits and Innovative Ideas for Change 169 --
Organizational Leadership 170 --
Fundamental Management Knowledge 171 --
Stephen Covey 171 --
Problem-Solving Exercises 173 --
Appreciation Exercises: Extracting Maximum Information from Facts 173 --
How to Use the Tool 174 --
Key Points 174 --
5 Whys: Quickly Getting to the Root of a Problem 174 --
Why Use the Tool? 174 --
How to Use the Tool 175 --
Key Points 175 --
Fundamental Terrorism Knowledge 176 --
Gary Berntsen 176 --
Peter L. Bergen 177 --
Michael Scheuer 177 --
Steven Emerson 178 --
Brian Jenkins 178 --
Jessica Stern 179 --
Wafa Sultan 180 --
Why Workforce Breakdown Is Critical (by personality type, leadership style, and team role) 182 --
Theory X and Theory Y 182 --
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator 183 --
Group Roles and Team Roles 186 --
Low-Context and High-Context Communications 188 --
Reactive versus Proactive Language 189 --
Active Listening 190 --
What to Avoid 190 --
What We Achieve by Listening 190 --
How to Listen 190 --
What to Do 190 --
The Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing Model 191 --
Chapter Exercise 194 --
9 Training and Exercises: Touch It, Feel It, Live It, Breathe It! 197 --
Benefits of Training 198 --
Adult Learning 199 --
Training Methods 200 --
Crawl Walk Run Methodology 203 --
Video Example for Training 205 --
Another Show Solving a Problem 205 --
Building an Exercise 211 --
Other Key Factors 211 --
How Often Should You Exercise? 212 --
Training Evaluation 213 --
Training Failures 215 --
A Subjective Method for Calculating Return on Investment (ROI) 216 --
10 You Can Deter But You Can't Interdict: Don't Cross the Line! 219 --
Know Thy Limits 219 --
Distinctions between Collecting information and Collecting Intelligence 220 --
How to Avoid Botching Up an Investigation 221 --
Stumbling across Evidence of a Crime: How to Preserve It and Relinquish It to Law Enforcement Agencies 223 --
Appendix A National Infrastructure Protection Plan --
Table of Contents 225 --
Appendix B ASCE Report on Critical Infrastructure 231 --
Appendix C Bomb Threat Checklist 239 --
Appendix D Best Practices for Mail Center Security 241 --
General Mail Operation Preventive Recommendation 241 --
Employee Security Procedures 242 --
General Safety and Security Procedures for Incoming-Outgoing Mail Areas 243 --
Access to Information: Education and Communications 244 --
Guidelines for Mail Center Theft Prevention 245 --
Appendix E FY07 National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training Guidelines 247 --
Appendix F Fact Sheet on Dirty Bombs 249 --
Impact of a Dirty Bomb 249 --
Protective Actions 250 --
Sources of Radioactive Material 250 --
Control of Radioactive Material 251 --
Risk of Cancer 251 --
Other Contact information 252 --
Appendix G Arab American Psychiatrist Wafa Sultan 253 --
There Is No Clash of Civilizations But a Clash between the Mentality of the Middle Ages and That of the 21st Century 253 --
Appendix H Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program 257.
Other Titles: Corporations' role in critical infrastructure protection
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