Singapore University of Social Sciences

Integrated Public Safety and Security Management

Integrated Public Safety and Security Management (PSS388)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

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Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Humanities & Social Sciences

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Humanities & Behavioural Sciences


Synopsis

PSS388 Integrated Public Safety and Security Management aims to provide the students with the analytical, formulation, and implementation tools related to safety and risk management. With the evolving security landscape, security professionals are required to take a proactive stance in identifying and mitigating security risks across different domains of security: administrative, physical, and technical. Students will learn various strategies and techniques that can be used to identify the organisation’s assets, conduct threat and vulnerability analysis, and evaluating the security risk levels that the organisation is exposed to. Based on the risk analysis, students will learn how to prioritise and communicate the security risks that warrant immediate actions from senior management.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 10
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Introduction to security risks
  • Security risk management framework
  • Overview of security risk assessment
  • Project definition and preparation
  • Data gathering for security risk assessment
  • Asset characterisation
  • Threat analysis
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Impact analysis
  • Evaluating overall security risk level
  • Security risk responses
  • Security risk reporting

Learning Outcome

  • Demonstrate the stages of security risk assessment (B3)
  • Illustrate the different methods in gathering data for security assessment (B3)
  • Examine the security threats facing the organisation (B4)
  • Determine the vulnerabilities that increase the exposure of the organisation’s assets to threats (B4)
  • Formulate ways to analyse the risk (B5)
  • Construct plans and strategies to mitigate risks (B5)
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