Mitigating Security Risks: Handling Natural Threats

IT Security    |    Intermediate
  • 7 videos | 34m 3s
  • Includes Assessment
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Natural disasters pose serious security threats. Effective planning and management are required to minimize the damage and loss they could cause. In this course, you'll explore various types of natural threats, their impact on assets and data, and what you can do about them. You'll examine what the procedure is for preparing for natural disasters as well as dealing with the aftermath. You'll also learn how to do this with human-made disasters, such as terrorism. You'll finish the course by diving deeper into how to create an effective emergency action plan for natural disaster risk mitigation.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Recognize the need for securing assets against natural disasters
    List the key considerations to be kept in mind when planning natural disaster risk mitigation
    Define an emergency action plan and lists its minimum requirements
  • Explain how an effective emergency action plan is vital to managing natural disaster risk
    Illustrate using an example how to draft an emergency action plan
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 34s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the course and your instructor. In this course, you’ll learn about securing against natural disasters. You’ll also look at the key considerations for security and risk mitigations. Then you’ll learn what an emergency action plan is. Finally, you’ll look at the effectiveness of an emergency action plan and draft an emergency action plan. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 52s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about what natural disasters are. You’ll learn these are external threats. They’re major catastrophic events generated due to natural processes or nature. They cause severe damage to properties, lives, and whatever comes in the way. Natural disasters are uncontrollable and cannot be prevented. You need to be ready for all kinds of natural disasters. Any precaution is better than none at all, so you need to plan. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Considerations for Natural Disaster Risk Mitigation
    7m 16s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about key considerations for security risk mitigation. You’ll learn your disaster recovery team should be prepared for any kind of situation. When there’s a disaster, you won’t have the time to prepare people to handle it. Any organization that has a disaster recovery team will always be well prepared. This team is trained to handle any kind of situation. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  The Composition of an Emergency Action Plan
    6m 19s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about Emergency Action Plans. You’ll learn an Emergency Action Plan is a readily available document that defines what must be done if there’s an emergency like a natural disaster. This could be any type of emergency, including something like a fire or chemical spill or any other unwanted event that occurs within the facility. Whatever needs to be done in such event is defined in the Emergency Action Plan. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Natural Disaster Emergency Action Plan Effectiveness
    5m 41s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the key elements of effective emergency action plans. You’ll learn the first element is simplicity. Your emergency action plan should be simple enough for everybody to understand. Next, it should be site-specific. Each site is different and may be prone to different types of disasters. Your emergency action plan should be customized and defined based on the size of the organization. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Drafting an Emergency Action Plan
    6m 25s
    In this video, you’ll learn how to draft an Emergency Action Plan. You’ll learn to define your Emergency Action Plan based on OSHA standards. This document defines the steps or actions required in the event of a workplace emergency, such as fire, chemical spill, or severe weather. Your plan must cater to all emergencies and ensure it helps to mitigate the risks and damages to result in minimal injury or damage to the facility. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Course Summary
    56s
    In this video, you’ll summarize what you’ve learned in the course. You’ve learned the basic concepts of natural disasters. You learned how to secure against natural disasters, the key considerations for security risk mitigations, emergency action plans, effectiveness of emergency action plans, and how to draft an emergency action plan. FREE ACCESS

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