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Publication Citation: Addressing Security in the Early Stages of the Project Life Cycle

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Author(s): Benjamin Matthews; Jonathan Sylvie; Edd Gibson; Stephen R. Thomas; Robert E. Chapman; Sang-Hoon Lee;
Title: Addressing Security in the Early Stages of the Project Life Cycle
Published: August 01, 2006
Abstract: This article summarizes the first phase of a three-phase research effort to develop and deploy best practices for project security on industrial projects. It shows how to address security early in the project life cycle and its impacts on the capital facility delivery process. Three dimensions of security for capital projects are examined physical, personnel, and information and linked to the key concepts of threats, consequences, and vulnerability assessment. A select set of industry best practices provides the basis for integrating security into the project delivery process. The article outlines the methodology for updating best practices to include security. It includes a brief description of each practice and documents the key updates for incorporating security-related considerations into the practice. Security implications to the project delivery process are provided as well as recommendations to industry.
Citation: Journal of Management and Engineering - ASCE
Volume: 22
Issue: 4
Pages: pp. 196 - 202
Keywords: alignment,capital facilities,design,industrial,materials management,project management,project planning,security,startup
Research Areas: Building and Fire Research