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The course offers a comprehensive exploration of the intricate process through which terrorists identify and select their targets. Delving into the realm of counterterrorism and security, this course provides a unique opportunity to gain insights into the motivations, strategies, and methodologies employed by terrorist organizations.
Throughout this course, participants will examine the various factors that influence target selection, such as political objectives, symbolism, vulnerability assessments, and psychological impact. By understanding the intricate dynamics behind these decisions, participants will acquire a deeper comprehension of the terrorist mindset and the rationale guiding their actions. This course is designed for professionals and individuals working in the fields of counterterrorism, security consulting, law enforcement, intelligence analysis, policy-making, and related areas. It is also suitable for academics and researchers interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the subject matter.
- Course Introduction
- Terror Asymmetrical Tactics
- Target Selection
- Target Categories
- Terrorist Targets Trends
- Factors Affecting Target Selection
- Motivational Factors
- What are the Attack Objectives?
- High Probability of Success
- Direction / Influence
- Symbolic and High Value Targets
- Capabilities and Limitations
- Decision Making Process
- Course Summary
Yaniv Peretz Course Instructor
Yaniv Peretz Course Instructor
Yaniv Peretz is a highly-skilled security professional with over 25 years of experience, known for his illustrious career in the industry. From his military service in the renowned Golani brigade to his role as a security attaché in the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yaniv has displayed expertise and dedication in various international capacities. He has been deployed to embassies worldwide and played a leading role in counter-terrorism consultations following the Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist attacks in Mumbai.
Yaniv’s corporate journey includes serving as the Head of Security for Oerlikon in Shanghai and New York, where he managed company security, fraud investigations, and export control. He later established Lorin, a Singapore and Israel-based security company specializing in physical security design. With a focus on security technology design and digital transformation, Yaniv has provided consultation and oversight for numerous commercial, residential, and industrial sites. His impressive portfolio includes the design and implementation of command centers for managed security and operations services, with notable projects such as Jem Mall Compass Heights, Bukit Timah Plaza, and Eco-Tech@Sunview. Yaniv’s expertise has earned Lorin recognition from government ministries and prestigious awards, including recognition by the Singapore Stock Exchanges and honors in the Industry Digital Plan, Video Analytics Implementation, and Job Redesign categories.
Aside from his practical achievements, Yaniv is actively involved in education and training within the security industry. As the founder of the Counter Terrorism Certification Board, he has developed internationally recognized programs such as the Certified Counter Terrorism Practitioner (CCTP) and Certified Physical Security Consultant (CPSC) certifications. He authored the Complete Counter Terrorism Guide in 2018 and serves as the Operational Director of The Counter Terrorist Magazine – Asia Pacific Edition. Yaniv’s extensive knowledge and experience make him a sought-after speaker at security conferences, universities, and events, while his media interviews establish him as a subject matter expert in digital transformation, security, and terrorism. Additionally, he holds board positions in esteemed associations and organizations such as the Security Systems Association of Singapore (SSAS), the Security Consultants Accreditation Board, and Counter Terrorism Certification Board. Notably, Yaniv Peretz is listed as a Security Consultant meeting the General Competence Requirement for a Competent Person by the Ministry of Home Affairs.