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Understand the strengths and limitations of CPTED in counterterrorism.

Video credits to ASIS International YouTube Channel

Understand the strengths and limitations of CPTED in counterterrorism.

As we prepare for a joyful year-end celebration, it is important to remember the role we all play in maintaining a safe and secure environment for everyone to enjoy.

As security professionals, we often rely on crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) strategies to reduce crime in crowded places. These strategies, including natural access control, natural surveillance, territorial consolidation, maintenance and operational support, have proven effective in creating an environment that deters criminal activity.

However, it is important to understand that while a CPTED strategy is a powerful tool, it is not a panacea for all security threats, especially when it comes to terrorism.

Terrorism is a complex problem involving psychological, social, political, and ideological factors. These factors cannot be easily addressed through environmental design alone. Terrorists often exploit vulnerabilities in CPTED strategies by using tactics such as stealth, deception, and diversion to avoid or overcome them.

Therefore, while the CPTED strategy plays an important role in your security toolbox, it should not be considered the only solution. These need to be complemented by other measures that improve the detection and response capabilities of security authorities and the resilience of critical infrastructure.
These measures include information collection and analysis, threat assessment and risk management, physical security systems, personnel testing and training, emergency preparedness and response planning, public awareness and education, community engagement and May include cooperation, international cooperation and coordination.

Finally, continue to use CPTED strategies in your work, but also remember the importance of a comprehensive, multidimensional approach to security.

What does CPTED stand for? What does a security developer want to achieve with CPTED? What are the principles of CPTED? A video published by Security Management and ASIS.

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Credits: ASIS International & kais Sfaxi Dip CSMP® M. ISMI®’s Post

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