Preface

Pierre-Simon Laplace

This is my second book on security risk management. In Metrics and Methods for Security Risk Management, I examined the individual components of risk for a variety of physical security threats. I also discussed the importance of identifying the risk factors that affect those components of risk. This book expands on those themes, and there is admittedly some duplication in specific areas.

However, I had different objectives in writing this book, and therefore this is a very different work. In both books I provide a framework for security risk assessments. This is fundamental to addressing counterterrorism issues from first principles and to developing truly strategic solutions.

But in this book I hope to create a comprehensive ...

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