The Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist (CACTS) is taught at an unclassified level encompassing subjects in context to fraternities from both the Commercial and Law Enforcement sectors. It provides a broad framework to International
Terrorism defining similarities and differences from its Strategic direction, Modus Operandi of groups in different regions and the adherence of Tactics and Techniques in accordance to its capabilities and intent. In short, the course offers in-depth understanding to a synergised collusion of coherent factors in the Terrorism domain. Subjects in the Tactical discipline will be Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP) centric.
The primary objective is to equip participants with adequate knowledge to deter via protective-hardening measures, identify and manage the threat before follow-on expertise arrives. Such skills are important to frontline responders who will be exposed to the hazards at the on-start. Knowledge gleaned can likewise be applied to policy formulation, reviews and conduct of penetration test.
Technical aspects of Explosive Device (IED), the methods in which IEDs are employed against a target, assessing target strength and vulnerability and the attack phases are the core focuses. Theoretical lessons are reinforced with discussions and Table-Top Exercises tailored towards prevailing IED and Terrorism related scenarios.
The idea behind the antiterrorism certification is to produce a professional capable of identifying terrorist acts in the initial stage of intel.The counter-terrorism classes amalgamate theoretical and practical elements to enable this vital force.