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Threat Forum

Kiernan Group Holding’s Active Threat Intelligence Forum contains  a series of articles and thought leadership related to the active threat phenomenon, to include: active shooter/active assailant incidents, hybrid threat,  workplace violence, insider threats, UAS and campus security.  As always, there is a focus on education and engagement, individually and organizationally.


 New Trends in Active Threat Tactics and Weaponry Against Soft Targets


 Use of Hoax Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) in Suicide Bombing Attacks


 Vehicular Terrorism – Attack Trends and Prevention Measures


 Active Assailant Targeting of Federal Facilities


 The Exploitation of Buildings’ Security Systems by Violent ‘Insiders


 When Fight Works-Incidents


 Book Review - Warnings Unheeded- Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base


 Assessing Targeting of U.S. Military Facilities in CONUS


 Attacking Soft Targets Can Result in Wide Ranging Strategic Damages


 Assessing Targeting of Open-Air Venues and Mitigation Measures


 Using Edged Weapons in Active Assailant Attacks


 Assessing Lockdown at Shooting at Rancho Tehama Elementary School, Corning, CA.


 Building a Resilient Organization- Effective Recovery from an Active Shooter Incident


 Promoting the Factors Leading to Reporting Suspicious Activities


 Assessing the Vehicular Attack, New York City, October 31, 2017


 Book Review- Living Beyond Terrorism - Israeli Stories of Hope and Healin


 Analysis of October 18, 2017 Active Shooter Attack in Maryland_Delawares


 Assessing Vertical Attacks Against Tall Buildings


 Assessing the TTPs Used in the Shooting Rampage at the High School in Parkland, Florida


 Pathways by Trusted Insiders at Organizations into Becoming Politically-Motivated Terrorists


 Book Review - The Wiley Handbook of The Psychology of Mass Shootings


 Assessing the Church Shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, November 5, 2017


 Book Review - When Deadly Force Is Involved- A Look at the Legal Side of Stand Your Ground, Duty to Retreat, and Other Questions of Self-Defense


 Book Review - Disaster Response and Recovery- Strategies and Tactics for Resilience


 Assessing the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures and Weaponry in Assailants Attacking Schools, Colleges, and Universities