CIA720 - Counter-Terrorism

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Subject Description
This subject examines the scope of terrorist threats to Canadian public safety and the ways to mitigate the possible threats. The study of terrorism has become a necessary and vital addition to the curriculum for future public and private professionals in investigations, security and intelligence.  In this course, students identify terrorist groups, determine how these groups operate and consider mitigation and prevention measures that can be used by professionals to mitigate this significant threat to public safety.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss the historical and current trends in international and domestic terrorism and their effect on and implications for public safety in Canada.
  2. Classify terrorist groups and tactics according to their potential risk on the Canadian lifestyle.
  3. Use a structured risk assessment in the identification of the vulnerabilities of a system.
  4. Analyze security preparedness to respond to challenges of terrorism to the transportation industry.
  5. Evaluate the level of risk from terrorism on Canadian corporations to support the preparation of proposals for target hardening.
  6. Apply concepts of risk assessment and mitigation of risk in the evaluation of the counter- terrorism strategy of the Canadian government.

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