The Science and Technology of Counterterrorism: Measuring by Carl Young

By Carl Young

Scientists with very little heritage in defense and safety pros with very little historical past in technological know-how and expertise frequently have hassle speaking for you to enforce the simplest counterterrorism thoughts. The technology and expertise of Counterterrorism deals the required theoretical beginning to handle real-world terrorism eventualities, successfully bridging the distance. It offers a robust defense review technique, coupled with counterterrorism suggestions which are acceptable to all terrorism assault vectors. those contain organic, chemical, radiological, electromagnetic, explosive, and digital or cyber assaults. as well as rigorous estimates of danger vulnerabilities and the effectiveness of danger mitigation, it offers significant terrorism chance metrics.

The technological know-how and expertise of Counterterrorism teaches the reader the right way to take into consideration terrorism hazard, and evaluates terrorism situations and counterterrorism applied sciences with sophistication punctuated through humor. either scholars and protection professionals will considerably enjoy the threat review methodologies and information on acceptable counterterrorism measures contained inside of this book.

  • Offers an easy yet powerful analytic framework to evaluate counterterrorism probability and lifelike measures to handle threats
  • Provides the fundamental clinical rules and instruments required for this analysis
  • Explores the more and more vital courting among actual and digital chance in significant technical detail
  • Evaluates technical safety platforms to demonstrate particular hazards utilizing concrete examples

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