This fast-paced briefing provides up-to-the-minute information on emergent threats to leaders, managers, operators, and analysts to better assess vulnerabilities and develop a targeted security plan for their facilities and event venues. The presenter discusses the human aspect of security, current state of international and domestic terrorism threats, trends in violent crime, growing phenomena of insider threat, and why soft targets are vulnerable and remain the top choice of target for nefarious actors. A variety of proven countertactics are presented, gleaned from the presenter’s experience hardening military installations and a decade of soft target hardening consulting for Fortune 100s, Major League Baseball, churches, schools, malls, hospitals, and airports.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
- Participants will demonstrate knowledge about the human factor in security and how emergent behaviors like complacency, denial, distraction and security fatigue can derail our security efforts
- Participants will comprehend emergent threats from and tactics of international and domestic terror groups, violent criminals, lone actors and insiders
- Participants will understand the vulnerability and attractiveness of soft targets and know how to lower vulnerability and apply effectively hardening tactics.
Completion of this webinar is eligible for 1 CPE credit. CPE credits for ASIS-sponsored webinars will be updated in your user profile within 48 hours of completion. Self-reporting of CPE credits is not required.