This assignment is a take-home essay assignment to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. You may use any of the texts, readings from this course and outside material that is academic in nature.
1. Define and discuss the concept of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTD) as it pertains to the theory of Newman’s “Creating Defensible Space”
2. Discuss the necessity and benefit of using risk based methodology for physical security assessments.
3. With regard to physical security, discuss the concept of controlled access and a layered defense with specific consideration to the collaboration of physical security and IT security.
4. In considering “physical security”, list and discuss four “physical threats”. More specifically, what could be the impact of these threats?