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Securing our nation"s mass transit systems against a terrorist attack
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security
|LC Classifications||KF27 .H57 2011c|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 46 p. :|
|Number of Pages||46|
|LC Control Number||2012397704|
(U//FOUO) No U.S. domestic terrorist groups have expressed the intent to carry out an attack on U.S. mass transit systems. (U) Targets (U//FOUO) During this reporting period, terrorists conducted attacks on a variety of rail and bus targets overseas, with the majority being against railroad tracks and bridges, and buses targeted from the outside. Protecting the United States from terrorism is the founding mission of the Department of Homeland Security. While America is stronger and more resilient as a result of a strengthened homeland security enterprise, threats from terrorism persist and continue to evolve. Homeland security starts with hometown security—and we all have a role to play.
After a threat to transit service last week, a SEPTA union president said the transportation authority has addressed most of the demands to better safeguard employees against the coronavirus. Apr. Terrorist attacks and related incidents in the United States complied by Wm. Robert Johnston last updated 30 December Note: table includes terrorist events causing fatalities, incidents involving unconventional weapons, politically-motivated murders, and .
This timeline records significant cyber incidents since We focus on cyber attacks on government agencies, defense and high tech companies, or economic crimes with losses of more than a million dollars. Download the Full Incidents List Below is a summary of incidents from over the last year. For the full list, click the download link above. But Monday’s attack is a reminder of a dilemma facing city and national governments: Do they step up passenger checks in mass-transit systems, in a .
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How to secure mass transit systems against terrorism has become a growing concern (Waugh ). In practice, however, it is extremely difficult to secure railroad traffic from antagonistic acts Author: William L. Waugh. threat assessment to analyze the initiating events of a terrorist attack.
systems analysis to define the damage states of the system being attacked. vulnerability assessment. The output is translated into a structured scenario connecting the initiating events with the end states. To carry out QRAs for a wide variety of possible threats is a.
The terrorist attacks in the United States, and subsequent public transit system attacks in Madrid in and London indramatically elevated concerns about the security of open.
Transit systems or their components could also be affected indirectly by an attack elsewhere, which may compromise communications, operations, or maintenance capabilities. Results of. ness of transit as a target and the growing number of incidents committed against rail and bus systems worldwide.
According to the U.S. State Department, the number of violent attacks against transportation targets increased from 20 percent of all violent attacks in to nearly 40 percent in A growing number of terrorist groups appear.
The first attack on public transportation involving weapons of mass destruction occurred in when the Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo. For example, a single person attempting suicide by arson on a South Korean subway train killedthe third most deadly attack against any transportation target in the world since Before contacting us: Please check our site map, search feature, or our site navigation on the left to locate the information you seek.
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As recent attacks loomed large here, another official said a third of the terrorist attacks in the world target transit systems. “Although major terrorist attacks like those on transit systems. Assessing Threats and Capabilities | Helping Prevent a Terrorist Attack | Preparing Your Department to Respond to a Terrorist Attack | Responding to a Terrorist Attack | Recovering from a Terrorist Attack.
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After a terrorist attack in western China inriders were forced to line up for a system that resembled airport check-in. (Police promised. by Douglas K. McDaniel Wed, Aug Passenger rail systems continually face threats posed by natural disasters and accidents, as well as terrorist attacks.
According to a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) report, there have been more than terrorist attacks against rail targets worldwide sincecollectively causing nearly deaths and more than 6, injuries. in this study. It comprises four case studies: the sarin attack on Tokyo’s subways, the United Kingdom’s response to the IRA’s terrorist campaign against British surface transportation, and security at the Bay Area Rapid Transit District and the Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority.
The chronology. This threat of terrorism is not new to transportation. From jet airliners to mass transit buses and rail terminals, vehicles and transport facilities are all-too-familiar targets of terrorist attacks in this country and abroad. Although new attacks could occur, we cannot simply accept a recurrence as inevitable.
The attack may have been associated with an increase in bus fares: J Caracas, Venezuela: Firebomb: 7 buses: No: 0 killed - 0 injured: The attack may have been associated with an. Indeed, transit systems around the world have become recurrent terrorist targets because of their openness, concentrations of people, and potential for attacks to cause mass disruption and alarm.
Many opportunities exist for using information generated by operations (e.g., ticket reservation records, shipment manifests, passenger identification. Terrorist Intelligence Operations. This section assesses the threat posed by terrorism to the United States and examines the role that OPSEC plays in protecting U.S.
interests against terrorist attack. In testimony before the House Judiciary Committee in AprilAdmiral William 0. transit systems may currently be a favored venue of terror-ists in search of crowds to attack, one cannot assume that securing or eliminating crowds on public transit would in any way end or even mitigate such attacks.
This is important because attempting to close and secure public transit systems “airline-style” would strike a.Chapter 1 -- Country Reports on Terrorism Africa. Overview. African countries and regional organizations sustained ongoing counterterrorism efforts against threats in East Africa, the Sahel, and the Lake Chad region while increasing emphasis on preventing the expansion of terrorist groups, affiliates, and associated organizations into new operating areas in West Africa and Southern Africa.Terrorism and Mass Transit after London and Madrid EXECUTIVE SUMMARY There have been five attacks against transit systems in major international capitals over the past 17 months – two in Moscow, one in Madrid and now two in London – by terrorist cells either affiliated with or at least sympathetic to al Qaeda.