Tagged: Risk

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Tutorial: Risk Methods and Models

Tutorial – video and text. Ted Lewis. This tutorial will introduce you to the building blocks of risk-informed decision-making practiced within the homeland security enterprise. Risk assessment is a fundamental tool used to determine level of...

Critical Infrastructure: Vulnerability Analysis and Protection

Syllabus — text. Ted Lewis. Critical Infrastructure protection is one of the cornerstones of homeland security. While PDD-63 lists 8 sectors, the National Strategy for Protection of Critical Infrastructure and Key Assets lists 11...

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MBRA (Model Based Risk Assessment)

Software. Ted Lewis. The MBRA tool supports the Model-Based Risk Assessment technique described in Critical Infrastructure Protection in Homeland Security (Lewis, 2015). There are two key components of MBRA: the network analysis and the...

The Underwear Bomber

The Underwear Bomber

Lecture/presentation Kip Hawley The Case of the Underwear Bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’s failed attempt to blow up a passenger plane on Christmas Day, 2009, is chiefly remembered as a shocking demonstration of the aviation...

Simple Risk

Lecture/presentation — flash. Ted Lewis. This module defines “simple risk,” using this definition to drive an analysis of the telecommunications industry. Also discusses the limitations of this definition, especially when considering human-made incidents, versus...

Pascal’s Triangle: The Story of Chance and Risk

Pascal’s Triangle: The Story of Chance and Risk

Lecture/presentation — flash. Ted Lewis. This module briefly traces the mathematical achievements of Blaise Pascal, the inventor of probability theory, which form the foundation of modern science and statistics. Explains the popular conception that...