Archives: September, 2006

Doug Bedell — September 29, 2006, 3:55 pm

Chemical Plant Security Planning

The chemical industry is awaiting the next iteration of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s thinking on protecting chemical plants from terrorist attack, due this fall in the form of a Chemical Sector-Specific Plan. Both the chemical industry and Homeland Security have already identified perimeter security as a prime focus for plant protection. In June, […]

Doug Bedell — September 11, 2006, 4:40 pm

Security: Be Careful How You Do It

Last spring, The Gardian, the newsletter of the Infragard National Member Alliance, had a thoughtful article on the changing world scene that has stayed with us. Entitled “Engineers and Existentialists: How Critical Infrastructure Protection Turns Security Professionals into Philosophers”, it raised a nettlesome question: Can the manner in which we protect a setting change its […]