Vulnerability Assessment

Rachel Derr


This chapter outlines how to properly assess an organization’s vulnerabilities or the weak points of a target. This chapter outlines the seven factors used in the process of assessing these vulnerabilities. This chapter also demonstrates how to complete a Vulnerability Worksheet, which contributes to an organization’s threat rating.


visibility; target; jurisdiction; population; impact; potential threat element (PTE); natural disaster; man-made accidental disaster; man-made terrorist disaster

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