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Security Risk Assessment and Management: A Professional Practice Guide for Protecting Buildings and Infrastructures / Edition 1

Security Risk Assessment and Management: A Professional Practice Guide for Protecting Buildings and Infrastructures / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780471793526
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/23/2007
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.45(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.08(d)

About the Author

BETTY E. BIRINGER is currently the manager of the Security Risk Assessment Department at Sandia National Laboratories. She has developed security risk assessment methodologies for dams, high-voltage electric power transmission, chemical facilities, communities, and energy infrastructures that connect the gas industry to the electric power grid. She previously managed projects for the Office of Counterintelligence, where she developed a risk method to address the insider threat.

RUDOLPH V. MATALUCCI, PhD, PE, is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force and President of Rudolph Matalucci Consultants, Inc. Prior to starting his consulting firm, Dr. Matalucci was a project engineer/manager for Sandia National Laboratories, where he directed numerous risk-related projects for the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, several other government agencies, and private organizations. He has developed, validated, implemented, and taught risk assessment methodologies for dams/locks/levees, electric power generation/transmission facilities, buildings, and other infrastructures.

SHARON L. O'CONNOR is a Principal Member of the Laboratory Staff in the Security Systems and Technology Center at Sandia National Laboratories. For the last ten years, she has supported Architectural Surety© and security risk assessment work. Her baccalaureate degree is from the University of New Mexico.

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Table of Contents

1. Security Risk Assessment and Management Process.

1.1 Introduction.

1.2 Security Risk Equation.

1.3 Security Risk Assessment and Management Process.

1.3.1 Facility Characterization.

1.3.2 Threat Analysis.

1.3.3 Consequence Analysis.

1.3.4 System Effectiveness Assessment.

1.3.5 Risk Estimation.

1.3.6 Comparison of Estimated Risk Levels.

1.3.7 Risk Reduction Strategies.

1.4 Presentation to Management.

1.5 Risk Management Decisions.

1.6 Information Protection.

1.7 Process Summary.

1.8 References.

1.9 Exercises.

2. Screening Analysis.

2.1 Introduction.

2.2 Screening Analysis Methods.

2.3 Summary.

2.4 References.

2.5 Exercises.

3. Facility Characterization.

3.1 Introduction.

3.2 Undesired Events.

3.3 Facility Description.

3.3.1 Physical Details.

3.3.2 Cyber Information System.

3.3.3 Facility Operations.

3.3.4 Security Protection Systems.

3.3.5 Workforce Description.

3.3.6 Restrictions, Requirements, Limitations.

3.4 Critical Assets.

3.4.1 Generic Fault Tree.

3.4.2 Identifying Critical Assets.

3.5 Protection Objectives.

3.6 Summary.

3.7 References.

3.8 Exercises.

4. Threat Analysis.

4.1 Introduction.

4.2 Sources of Threat Information.

4.2.1 Local and State Sources.

4.2.2 National Sources.

4.3 Adversary Spectrum.

4.4 Adversary Capability.

4.5 Threat Potential for Attack.

4.5.1 Outsider Threat.

4.5.2 Insider Threat.

4.6 Summary.

4.7 References.

4.8 Exercises.

5. Consequence Analysis.

5.1 Introduction.

5.2 Reference Table of Consequences.

5.3 Consequence Values for Undesired Events.

5.4 Summary.

5.5 References.

5.6 Exercises.

6. Asset Prioritization.

6.1 Introduction.

6.2 Prioritization Matrix.

6.3 Summary.

6.4 References.

6.5 Exercises.

7. System Effectiveness.

7.1 Introduction.

7.2 Protection System Effectiveness.

7.2.1 Adversary Strategies.

7.2.2 Physical Protection System Effectiveness.

7.2.3 Cyber Protection System Effectiveness.

7.3 Summary.

7.4 References.

7.5 Exercises.

8. Estimating Security Risk.

8.1 Introduction.

8.2 Estimating Security Risk.

8.2.1 Conditional Risk.

8.2.2 Relative Risk.

8.3 Summary.

8.4 References.

8.5 Exercises.

9. Risk Reduction Strategies.

9.1 Introduction.

9.2 Strategies for Reducing Likelihood of Attack.

9.3 Strategies for Increasing Protection System Effectiveness.

9.3.1 Physical Protection System Upgrades.

9.3.2 Cyber Protection System Upgrades.

9.3.3 Protection System Upgrade Package(s).

9.4 Strategies for Mitigating Consequences.

9.4.1 Construction Hardening.

9.4.2 Redundancy.

9.4.3 Optimized Recovery Strategies.

9.4.4 Emergency Planning.

9.5 Combinations of Reduction Strategies.

9.6 Summary.

9.7 References.

9.8 Exercises.

10. Evaluating Impacts.

10.1 Risk Level.

10.2 Costs.

10.3 Operations/Schedules.

10.4 Public Opinion.

10.5 Other Site-Specific Concerns.

10.6 Review Threat Analysis.

10.7 Summary.

10.8 References.

10.9 Exercises.

11. Risk Management Decisions.

11.1 Introduction.

11.2 Risk Assessment Results.

11.2.1 Executive Summary.

11.2.2 Introduction.

11.2.3 Threat Analysis.

11.2.4 Consequence Analysis.

11.2.5 System Effectiveness Assessment.

11.2.6 Risk Estimation.

11.2.7 Risk Reduction Strategies and Packages.

11.2.8 Impact Analysis.

11.2.9 Supporting Documentation.

11.2.10 Report Overview.

11.3 Risk Management Decisions.

11.4 Establish Design Basis Threat (DBT).

11.5 Summary.

11.6 References.

11.7 Exercises.

12. Summary.

12.1 Facility Characterization.

12.2 Threat Analysis.

12.3 Consequence Analysis.

12.4 System Effectiveness Assessment.

12.5 Risk Estimation.

12.6 Comparison of Estimated Risk Level to Threshold.

12.7 Risk Reduction Strategies.

12.8 Analysis of Impacts Imposed by Risk Reduction Upgrade Packages.

12.9 Presentation to Management.

12.10 Risk Management Decisions.

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