Role of a Security Management Team


Present the following scenario:


Assume the role of a security management team for a nuclear power plant. You are alerted that an employee’s computer displays plans for the release of stolen nuclear waste. Although no specific dates are mention, the threat appears to be credible and if successful, the attack would result in the loss of hundreds of lives.


Obtain and use information from the Department of Homeland Security; federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies; corporations’ best practices; and so forth.


Develop a 1,750- to 2,450-word incident action plan for counterterrorism and interagency cooperation. Describe methods of communication and describe immediate contacts, actions, responsibilities, physical protection equipment, and so on. Answer the following questions:


  • Which methods of counterterrorism are needed to prevent this terrorist attack?

  • What are the benefits and limitations of your incident action plan?

  • What legal and social implications are involved?

    Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines, with two refiences.