Security Strategies sociology homework help

Week

Topic(s)

Learning Objective(s)

Reading(s)

Assignment(s)

1

Strategies

Leadership

Vulnerability Assessment

LO-1 Formulate security strategies.

LO-2 Compare and contrast leadership and management.

LO-3 Assemble the Vulnerability assessment process.

Reading Assignments:

Fay (2011), chapters 1, 4, 5 & 22

ASIS Guideline: General Security Risk Assessment

Introduction Forum

NPS Lecture – Smarter Security

Forum #1

(Primary Due Friday, secondary posts (2) due Sundays)

2

Organizing

Managing Staff

Managing Resources

Weapons of Mass Destruction

LO-4

Propose a model security department structure.

LO-5

Create leadership and management policies, practices, and procedures.

LO-6

Compare and contrast resource management techniques.

LO-7

Assess the current threat to the U.S. from weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

Reading Assignments:

Fay (2011), chapters 2, 3 & 6

Weapons of Terror, Chapter 2

Forum #2 (Primary Due Friday, secondary posts (2) due Sundays)

EXAM #1

(Due Sunday)

3

Managing Change

Decision Making

Risk Management

The Nature of Terrorism

LO-8

Plan for change in the security department structure and missions.

LO-9

Design decision-making tools and procedures.

LO-10

Prepare a risk analysis based on the risk management process.

LO-11

Judge the nature of terrorism in the 21st Century.

Reading Assignments: 

Fay (2011), chapters 7-9

Terrorist Recognition Handbook, Section 5

NPS Lecture – Simple Risk

NPS Lecture –

Intro to Terrorism

Forum #3

(Primary Due Friday, secondary posts (2) due Sundays)

4

Security Officer Operations

Physical Security

Counter-Terrorism

LO-12

Propose methodologies for effective guard force management.

LO-13

Measure the efficacy of “concentric ring theory.”

LO-14

Assemble appropriate facility safeguards.

LO-15

Compose a definition of counter-terrorism.

Reading Assignments: 

Fay (2011), chapters 10-11

ASIS Guideline: Facilities Physical Security Measures

Counterterrorism Brief

Forum #4 (Primary Due Friday, secondary posts (2) due Sundays)

EXAM #2

(Due Sunday)

5

Access Control

Investigations

Pre-employment Screening

Security System Design

LO-16

Propose appropriate access control systems.

LO-17

Manage a private sector investigation.

LO-18

Rate a pre-employment screening program.

LO-19 Propose a security system design for your facility.

Reading Assignments: 

Fay (2011), chapters 12-14 & 23 

ASIS Guideline: Pre-employment Background Screening

NPS Lecture – Steel Wheel Security

Forum #5

(Primary Due Friday, secondary posts (2) due Sundays)

FEMA Certification Course – Retail Security Awareness: Understanding the Hidden Hazards

6

Emergency Management

Management of Bomb Incidents

Information Security

Assessment of the Terrorist Threat

LO-20

Setup for business continuity operations.

LO-21

Evaluate bomb incident management policies, plans, and procedures.

LO-22

Design security safeguards for information management systems.

LO-23

Assess the terrorist threat as it applies to your current organization.

Reading Assignments: 

Fay (2011), chapters 15-17 & 25

ASIS Guideline: Information Asset Protection

Forum #6

(Primary Due Friday, secondary posts (2) due Sundays)

Video – What is an Information System?

7

Substance Abuse Prevention

Executive Protection

Critical National Infrastructure

LO-24

Formulate a substance abuse prevention policy.

LO-25

Assess the security manager’s role in substance abuse prevention.

LO-26

Evaluate the need for an executive protection mission based on the threat.

LO-27

Appraise the essential framework of the critical national infrastructure.

Reading Assignments:

Fay (2011), chapters 18-19 & 24

ASIS: Critical Infrastructure Resource Guide

FEMA Certification Course – National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP)

8

Workplace Violence

Security Awareness

LO-28

Assess the role of the security manager in workplace violence mgmt.

LO-29

Setup a workplace violence prevention program model.

LO-30

Measure the value of a viable organizational security awareness program.

Respond to each question using what you have learned during the week’s reading and your personal experience and opinion as well. Each student must also respond to a minimum of two fellow students’ postings (10 points each will be deducted for each secondary post that is not submitted). Students must submit their responses in the appropriate Forum for the week using the threaded format for all postings. Postings must be in good taste (remember your Netiquette, see the Policies section below) and to the point. Constructive criticism and honest assessment of each others ideas is encouraged. The Rubric posted in the Resources section of the classroom will be utilized to grade these assignments. 

Discussion Question responses must be substantive. There are two elements of substance: one is content and the other is length of response. Content is obvious, you must fully cover the issue. Primary responses (each question, some weeks there are more than one question) must be 750 words at a minimum. Provide 3 APA references.

 Please refer to week 2 reading for the questions

Reading Assignments: 

Fay (2011), chapters 20-21

ASIS Guideline: Workplace Violence Prevention and Response

CURRENT SECURITY LITERATURE REVIEW (Due Sunday)

FEMA Certification Course – Workplace Security Awareness

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