The Resource Mapping the risks : assessing homeland security implications of publicly available geospatial information, John C. Baker ... [et al], (electronic resource)

Mapping the risks : assessing homeland security implications of publicly available geospatial information, John C. Baker ... [et al], (electronic resource)

Label
Mapping the risks : assessing homeland security implications of publicly available geospatial information
Title
Mapping the risks
Title remainder
assessing homeland security implications of publicly available geospatial information
Statement of responsibility
John C. Baker ... [et al]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, many agencies within the federal government began restricting some of their publicly available geospatial data and information from such sources as the World Wide Web. As time passes, however, decisionmakers have begun to ask whether and how such information specifically helps potential attackers, including terrorists, to select U.S. homeland sites and prepare for better attacks. The research detailed in this book aims to assist decisionmakers tasked with the responsibility of choosing which geospatial information to make available and which to rest
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
363.34/7/0285 22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
UA927
LC item number
.M26 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Baker, John C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil defense
  • Geographic information systems
Label
Mapping the risks : assessing homeland security implications of publicly available geospatial information, John C. Baker ... [et al], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"MG-142."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Preface; Sponsor Guidance; The RAND Corporation Quality Assurance Process; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE Introduction; Assessing the Homeland Security Implication of Geospatial Information; Public Access to Geospatial Information; Research Objectives; Research Methodology; Need for an Analytical Framework; How the Report Is Organized; CHAPTER TWO What Are the Attackers' Key Information Needs?; Methodology; Defining the Threat Space; The Attacker: Motivations, Strategies, and Modalities of Attack
  • The Attacker's Tool Box: Types of Weapons Considered A General Model of Attacker Information Needs; Attackers Have Substantial Flexibility in Fulfilling Their Information Needs; Summary; CHAPTER THREE What Publicly Available Geospatial Information Is Significant to Potential Attackers' Needs?; Federal Geospatial Information in the Public Domain; Structured Survey Used to Identify Federal Geospatial Data Sources; Availability of Nonfederal Geospatial Information; Assessing Whether Sources Contain Potentially Critical Site Information; Assessing the Potential Significance of This Information
  • Case Studies Comparing Federal and Nonfederal Sources of Geospatial Information Other Observations About Publicly Accessible Federal Geospatial Information; Summary; CHAPTER FOUR An Analytical Framework for Assessing the Homeland Security Implications of Publicly Accessible Geospatial Information; Framework for Analysis: An Overview; Framework for Analysis: Three Analytical Filters; Illustrating the Framework; Considerations in Restricting Public Access to Sensitive Data; Long-Term Need for a More Comprehensive Model; Summary; CHAPTER FIVE Key Findings and Recommendations; Key Findings
  • Broader Implications General Recommendations; Agency-Specific Recommendations; APPENDIX A Federal Agencies Examined; APPENDIX B Federal Geospatial Data Sources Identified; APPENDIX C Detailed Examples of Geospatial Information Analyses; APPENDIX D Overview of Critical U.S. Sites: Critical Infrastructure and Other Key Homeland Locations; Bibliography
Extent
1 online resource (236 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613909756
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
System control number
  • (CKB)111090529191306
  • (EBL)197464
  • (OCoLC)367880235
  • (SSID)ssj0000333642
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11248473
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000333642
  • (PQKBWorkID)10356262
  • (PQKB)10842653
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC197464
  • (EXLCZ)99111090529191306
Label
Mapping the risks : assessing homeland security implications of publicly available geospatial information, John C. Baker ... [et al], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"MG-142."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Preface; Sponsor Guidance; The RAND Corporation Quality Assurance Process; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE Introduction; Assessing the Homeland Security Implication of Geospatial Information; Public Access to Geospatial Information; Research Objectives; Research Methodology; Need for an Analytical Framework; How the Report Is Organized; CHAPTER TWO What Are the Attackers' Key Information Needs?; Methodology; Defining the Threat Space; The Attacker: Motivations, Strategies, and Modalities of Attack
  • The Attacker's Tool Box: Types of Weapons Considered A General Model of Attacker Information Needs; Attackers Have Substantial Flexibility in Fulfilling Their Information Needs; Summary; CHAPTER THREE What Publicly Available Geospatial Information Is Significant to Potential Attackers' Needs?; Federal Geospatial Information in the Public Domain; Structured Survey Used to Identify Federal Geospatial Data Sources; Availability of Nonfederal Geospatial Information; Assessing Whether Sources Contain Potentially Critical Site Information; Assessing the Potential Significance of This Information
  • Case Studies Comparing Federal and Nonfederal Sources of Geospatial Information Other Observations About Publicly Accessible Federal Geospatial Information; Summary; CHAPTER FOUR An Analytical Framework for Assessing the Homeland Security Implications of Publicly Accessible Geospatial Information; Framework for Analysis: An Overview; Framework for Analysis: Three Analytical Filters; Illustrating the Framework; Considerations in Restricting Public Access to Sensitive Data; Long-Term Need for a More Comprehensive Model; Summary; CHAPTER FIVE Key Findings and Recommendations; Key Findings
  • Broader Implications General Recommendations; Agency-Specific Recommendations; APPENDIX A Federal Agencies Examined; APPENDIX B Federal Geospatial Data Sources Identified; APPENDIX C Detailed Examples of Geospatial Information Analyses; APPENDIX D Overview of Critical U.S. Sites: Critical Infrastructure and Other Key Homeland Locations; Bibliography
Extent
1 online resource (236 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613909756
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
System control number
  • (CKB)111090529191306
  • (EBL)197464
  • (OCoLC)367880235
  • (SSID)ssj0000333642
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11248473
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000333642
  • (PQKBWorkID)10356262
  • (PQKB)10842653
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC197464
  • (EXLCZ)99111090529191306

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