Emerging threats and security planning how should we decide what hypothetical threats to worry about?

"Concerns about how terrorists might attack in the future are central to the design of security efforts to protect both individual targets and the nation overall. In thinking about emerging threats, security planners are confronted by a panoply of possible future scenarios coming from sources r...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Jackson, Brian A.
Other Authors: Frelinger, Dave
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND 2009, 2009
Series:RAND Corporation occasional paper series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Preface; Contents; Tables; Summary; Emerging Threats and Security Planning: How Should We Decide What Hypothetical Threats to Worry About?; The Variety of Emerging Threats Challenging Security Planning; Framing a Middle-Ground Approach to Addressing Emerging Threats; Identifying Niche Threats; Prioritizing Emerging Threat Scenarios; Conclusions: Security Planning for the Niche and the Novel; References
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 17-19)