Terrorism: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Improving Responses: U.S.-Russian Workshop Proceedings

Terrorism: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Improving Responses: U.S.-Russian Workshop Proceedings

By: Committee on Counterterrorism Challenges for Russia and the United States (author), National Research Council (author), Policy and Global Affairs (author), Development, Security, and Cooperation (author), Russian Academy of Sciences (author), Office for Central Europe and Eurasia (author)Paperback

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This book is devoted primarily to papers prepared by American and Russian specialists on cyber terrorism and urban terrorism. It also includes papers on biological and radiological terrorism from the American and Russian perspectives. Of particular interest are the discussions of the hostage situation at Dubrovko in Moscow, the damge inflicted in New York during the attacks on 9/11, and Russian priorities in addressing cyber terrorism.

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Committee on Counterterrorism Challenges for Russia and the United States, Office for Central Europe and Eurasia Development, Security, and Cooperation, National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 URBAN TERRORISM Analysis of the Threats and Consequences of Terrorist Acts in Urban Settings: Outline of a Protection System; 3 Urban Security and September 11, 2001, in New York City: Projection of Threats onto a City as a Target and Measures to Avert Them or Minimize Their Impact; 4 Lessons Learned from the Nord-Ost Terrorist Attack in Moscow from the Standpoint of Russian Security and Law Enforcement Agencies; 5 Preventing Catastrophic Consequences of Bioterrorism in an Urban Setting; 6 Toxic Chemicals and Explosive Materials: Terrorism-Related Issues for the Research Community, Chemical Industry, and Government; 7 The Role of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs in Combating Terrorism in Urban Conditions; 8 The Three R's: Lessons Learned from September 11, 2001; 9 The Role of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations and Executive Branch Agencies of the City of Moscow in Dealing with Emergency Situations Arising from Acts of Terrorism; 10 CYBERTERRORISM A Perspective on Cybersecurity Research in the United States; 11 Analysis of the Threat of Cyberattacks to Major Transportation Control Systems in Russia; 12 Cyberattacks as an Amplifier in Terrorist Strategy; 13 Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism; 14 Protecting Bank Networks from Acts of Computer Terrorism; 15 Computer Security Training for Professional Specialists and Other Personnel Associated with Preventing and Responding to Computer Attacks; 16 Information Assurance Education in the United States; 17 Technical Protection of Electronic Documents in Computer Systems; 18 Certain Aspects Regarding the Development of Conditions Favorable to Cyberterrorism and the Main Areas of Cooperation in the Struggle Against It; 19 PAPERS PRESENTED TO THE NRC AND RAS COMMITTEES Problems of Combating Terrorism and Possible Areas for Russian-American Scientific Cooperation to Resolve Them; 20 Making the Nation Safer: The Role of Science and Technology in Countering Terrorism-A Report of the U.S. National Academies; 21 International Aspects of Creating a State System for Countering Illegal Circulation of Radioactive Materials in the Russian Federation; 22 Medical Aspects of Combating Acts of Bioterrorism; 23 Roots of Terrorism; 24 The Department of Homeland Security: Background and Challenges; 25 A Agendas for the Workshops on Urban and Cyberterrorism and the Meeting of the RAS and NRC Committees, March 2003; 26 B Annex 2 to the Agreement of Cooperation in Science, Engineering, and Medicine Between the Russian Academy of Sciences and the U.S. National Academies: Russian-American Cooperation in Counterterrorism; 27 C Comprehensive Training of Specialists to Counter Information Security Threats; 28 D Excerpts from "Bioterrorism: A National and Global Threat"; 29 E Biological Terrorism; 30 F Top-Priority Problems for Scientific Research on the Information Security of the Russian Federation; 31 G Proposal for a Chem-Bio Attack Response Center (CBARC) for Chicago, Illinois, U.S., 2003

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  • ISBN13: 9780309089715
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 254
  • ID: 9780309089715
  • ISBN10: 0309089719

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