Webinar on Methods for National Security Risk Quantification and Optimal Resource Allocation

Event Dates

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Please join us for SRA's next webinar on Tues. 2/14 at 12-1 EST.

This webinar will overview methods for national security risk quantification and optimal resource allocation that is applicable to a variety of venues such as mass transit, critical infrastructure protection, and large-scale or high profile events (e.g., sporting events).

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The method explored during this webinar breaks down the three core components of risk - consequence, vulnerability, and threat - into their subcomponents that can be evaluated against the given venue and potential threat(s) of interest. Risk is computed as a product of the three components. The next step is to assess the effectiveness of the various security resources available

Speaker Bio

Robert T. Brigantic, Ph.D. is a Senior Operations Research Scientist with the National Security Directorate. He joined the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2005 after a career with the U.S. Air Force. He specialized in weapon systems logistics, space operations with a focus on command and control systems for shuttle operations and space test systems, and strategic airlift transportation. Dr. Brigantic's research focuses on national security in support of the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and Department of Energy. 

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