Accession Number : ADA956095

Title :   The Role of Behavioral Science in Physical Security. Proceedings of the Annual Symposium (1st) 29-30 April 1976.

Descriptive Note : Special publication,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS GAITHERSBURG MD

Personal Author(s) : Kramer, Joel J.

Report Date : NOV 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 125

Abstract : This document contains the proceedings of a 2-day Symposium/Workshop held in April 1976 on the application of behavioral science to the problems of physical security. The formal papers are divided into three topical sections: (1) Threat Analysisbehavioral Factors and Consequences, (2) Human Reliability-Response Forces vs. Adversary, and (3) Methods of Measuring Behavioral Impact-Quantitative vs. Qualitative. Timely questions and challenges were explored in open discussion sessions following many of the presentations. The volume concludes with a brief summary of the panel-type workshop on the subject of threat analysis held on the second day. Attributes; Physical security; Psychological deterrence; Terrorism; Threat analysis, Behavioral science, Human factors, Human reliability.

Descriptors :   *THREAT EVALUATION, BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, DETERRENCE, DOCUMENTS, HUMANS, IMPACT, PANELS, RELIABILITY, RESPONSE, SECURITY, TERRORISM, THREATS, VOLUME, WORKSHOPS, SYMPOSIA.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE