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Modeling terrorism risk to the air transportation system : an independent assessment of TSA's risk management analysis tool and associated methods, Andrew R. Morral [and others]

Label
Modeling terrorism risk to the air transportation system : an independent assessment of TSA's risk management analysis tool and associated methods
Title
Modeling terrorism risk to the air transportation system
Title remainder
an independent assessment of TSA's risk management analysis tool and associated methods
Statement of responsibility
Andrew R. Morral [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
RAND evaluated a terrorism risk modeling tool developed by the Transportation Security Administration and Boeing to help guide program planning for aviation security. This tool, the Risk Management Analysis Tool, or RMAT, is used by TSA to estimate the terrorism risk-reduction benefits attributable to new and existing security programs, technologies, and procedures. RMAT simulates terrorist behavior and success in attacking vulnerabilities in the domestic commercial air transportation system, drawing on estimates of terrorist resources, capabilities, preferences, decision processes, intelligence collection, and operational planning. It describes how the layers of security protecting the air transportation system are likely to perform when confronted by more than 60 types of attacks, drawing on detailed blast and other physical modeling to understand the damage produced by different weapons and attacks, and calculating expected loss of life and the direct and indirect economic consequences of that damage. This report describes RAND's conclusions about the validity of RMAT for TSA's intended uses and its recommendations for how TSA should perform cost-benefit analyses of its security programs
Member of
Cataloging source
JSTOR
Dewey number
363.32
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6432
LC item number
.M6 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Morral, Andrew R
  • National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
  • Rand Corporation
  • RAND Homeland Security and Defense Center
Series statement
RAND Corporation monograph series
Series volume
MG1241
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Risk management
  • Terrorism
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • United States
Label
Modeling terrorism risk to the air transportation system : an independent assessment of TSA's risk management analysis tool and associated methods, Andrew R. Morral [and others]
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt3fh12h
Instantiates
Publication
Note
At head of title: RAND Homeland Security and Defense Center
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-146)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- RMAT adversary model -- RMAT defender model -- RMAT data requirements and sources -- RMAT model performance and management -- Supporting TSA management and investment decisions with RMAT -- Conclusions -- Requirements for a TSA risk assessment -- Bibliography
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 146 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833079749
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861793464
  • (OCoLC)ocn861793464
Label
Modeling terrorism risk to the air transportation system : an independent assessment of TSA's risk management analysis tool and associated methods, Andrew R. Morral [and others]
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt3fh12h
Publication
Note
At head of title: RAND Homeland Security and Defense Center
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-146)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- RMAT adversary model -- RMAT defender model -- RMAT data requirements and sources -- RMAT model performance and management -- Supporting TSA management and investment decisions with RMAT -- Conclusions -- Requirements for a TSA risk assessment -- Bibliography
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 146 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833079749
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861793464
  • (OCoLC)ocn861793464

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