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Civil Unrest to Homegrown Terror

Civil Unrest to Homegrown Terror: The Importance of Maintaining Public Trust in Government Johannes Swanepoel Jack Killheffer Matthew Hilliard Introduction             This collaborative paper dissects different cases of civil unrest to determine common themes found...

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Weapons of Mass Deception

Introduction Times change and bring about knowledge and understanding that affect perceptions. Changes in perceptions leads to changes of behaviors in individuals, nation states, special interest groups and society. The most notable change that the cyber world...

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Risk Communication Strategy

Background   Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, there have been multiple others terror attacks on transportation and critical infrastructure including the 2004 Madrid train bombings, 2005 London bombings and 2006 Mumbai train bombings and therefore sufficient reason to...

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Incident and Emergency Management

What is Incident Management? Incident management is an application of risk management theory that prescribes procedures, processes, systems, and resources that are applied to risk hazards or or states that have materialized. A typical incident management process...

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What are Incidents?

What are incidents? As opposed to external risks, incidents are events that materialize in ways that requiring structured organizations to restore normal operations as quickly as possible with minimal impact and cost, sometimes by dedicated teams and...

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Common Risk Assessments Pitfalls

Common Risk Assessments Pitfalls Assumptions in data are often a barrier to effective and reliable risk assessment. A simple, undocumented, changing or unforeseen assumption and related circumstances can lead to a major crisis when incorrect information is used for...

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An integrated approach is essential

An integrated approach is essential This means that the risk assessment process is inclusive and transparent and all partners of the emergency program, the public, and those that are responsible for implementing the security measures participate to some degree....

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Introducing BenchMarker TM

Standard Model Partners and Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) Launch Risk Maturity Program Risk Management Made Easy Announcing ERM BenchMarker™, offering tailored assessment of risk management effectiveness and improvement based on decades of experience in risk...

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