All-hazards risk and resilience : prioritizing critical by ASME Innovative Technologies Institute LLC

By ASME Innovative Technologies Institute LLC

The aim of this book is to supply an knowing of the RAMCAP Plus approach that allows you to establish, prioritize and coordinate preparedness of the nation's serious infrastructure, together with safeguard (avoiding dangerous occasions or their results) and resilience (rapid go back to complete functionality after these occasions that occur). RAMCAP stands for probability research and administration for severe Asset defense; the RAMCAP Plus procedure is a high-level procedure that may be adapted to numerous sectors, thereby supplying a mechanism for evaluating probability and risk-management advantages at scales starting from resources to entire sectors of the financial system

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5 Threat likelihood is addressed in each of the four components: terrorism, natural hazards, supply chain dependency and proximity hazards. Estimates of the likelihood of terrorist attacks are based on the terrorists’ objectives and capabilities and the attractiveness of the facility relative to alternative targets. Information on terrorists’ capabilities and intentions can be informed by intelligence and law enforcement agencies. The asset owner should estimate the relative attractiveness of the target by evaluating alternative target options, considering the terrorists’ objectives, the asset’s level of vulnerability, the likelihood of success and the cost/effectiveness of the attack.

Economic Costs and Consequences of Terrorist Attacks, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 291-316. S. Department of Commerce. 2006. National Institute of Standards and Technology. Ninth Annual Report on Federal Agency Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and Conformity Assessment. : Government Printing Office. U. S. Department of Homeland Security. February 2004. ” Federal Register, Vol. 69, No. 34, pp. 8074-8089. U. S. Government Accountability Office. October 12, 2001. “Homeland Security: Key Elements of a Risk Management Approach,” GAO-02-150T.

The top screening method is developed further and tailored for the specific sectors in the Sector-Specific Guidance documents, developed in collaboration with representatives of the respective sectors. The specific criteria and approach are dependent upon the technical aspects and cultures of the individual sectors. The SSG documents provide insight into how the sites and facilities of the sector should be characterized and address the threat scenarios that should be evaluated for consequences for top screening.

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