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Assessing and Managing the Terrorism Threat

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Date Published
September 2005
30 pages

The monograph Assessing and Managing the Terrorism Threat explains risk assessment, how it is conducted, and how it fits into the risk management process. The monograph defines terms used in risk management—including threat, vulnerability, and criticality assessment—and provides a utilitarian risk management methodology. It also discusses how local practices are being adapted to implement the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) State Homeland Security Assessment and Strategy Program.

Date Published: September 1, 2005