This course examines personnel law and obligations; negotiations; contract management; constitutional rights of individuals; legal compliance; ethical standards; privacy and search law; decision-making; profiling and discrimination issues; hiring and training requirements; testifying; and court expectations. Agencies and legal systems are addressed, as are ethics and law for both global and domestic security managers.
- Given a society that covets its privacy and is protected by law from unreasonable search and seizure by authorities, assess the inherent difficulties encountered by government in balancing the need for public safety and security against the need to maintain American values of freedom and justice.
- Given the Constitutional rights of individuals and companies, examine the role of government agencies in expanding their authority and powers in the name of protecting society.
- Given a climate where security concerns can lead to a considerable increase in the cost of doing business, evaluate the models available to businesses that allow them to provide adequate security for their employees and customers while assuring business continuity in the event of catastrophe.
- Given an elevated sense of security following catastrophic or terrorist events, examine policies and procedures that organizations can employ to protect them and their property while not violating the civil rights of their constituents.
- Given a high-risk security environment, establish the steps required to identify, quantify, and qualify the risks as well as develop policies to legally and ethically mitigate the risks.
- Given a global economy and the need to deal with the international business community, examine issues that govern the formulation and implementation of personal, data, financial, technology, and facility security policies from a global perspective.