Assessing Terrorism Related Risk (ATRR) Workshop

The S2 Assessing Terrorism Related Risk (ATRR) Workshop is designed to train security and public safety personnel in terrorism risk assessment methodology, dynamics of terrorism related risk, and practical approaches for estimating threat and vulnerability conditions in support of facility security planning. The information presented in this course reflects best practices in terrorism risk assessment as applied in both the government and commercial sectors of the security industry.

This program is structured as an interactive workshop and employs a series of progressive group exercises to assist in understanding the process of risk assessment and how to apply risk management principles in anti-terrorism and security planning.

Topics include:

Principles of Security Risk Management • Dynamics of Terrorism Related Risk • Security Risk Assessment Methodology • Risk Assessment Models • Asset Identification and Valuation • Threat Assessment • Vulnerability Assessment Techniques • Performance-Based Physical Protection System (PPS) Analysis • Blast Vulnerability Assessment • Countermeasures Cost-Benefit Analysis • Report Preparation and Plan Implementation

See the history tab below for information about the many organizations that have adopted and/or endorsed the S2 ATRR program including the European Commission, OSCE, FLETC, and U.S. DOJ OJP.

    • Understand risk management principles and the function of risk assessment in security planning.
    • Recognize important characteristics of terrorism related risk and terrorist modus operandi necessary for conducting effective risk assessments.
    • Conduct security risk assessments by utilizing qualitative risk assessment methodology.
    • Estimate the potential Intent and Capability of adversaries relevant for purposes of terrorist risk assessment.
    • Evaluate the design of physical protection systems utilizing quantitative assessment methods.
    • Estimate vulnerability to terrorist attack scenarios using the principles of fault tree analysis and Critical Success Factors (CSF) analysis
    • Estimate the potential vulnerability of structures to blast loading from terrorist IEDs.
    • Design prioritized security countermeasures strategies by utilizing cost-benefit analysis techniques.

Course Details

Craig Gundry

Restriction Level
Level 2 – Verified Security Professionals & Law Enforcement Only

Presentation Time
32-Hrs/4 Days (8:30am to 4:30pm)

Security Executives, Military Force Protection Planners, Domestic Security and Intelligence Analysts, and Homeland Security Professionals Responsible for Conducting Terrorism Risk Assessments

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