Discussion Questions: Looking at the six strategic challenges driving current and future risks as provided in the 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review, what role does the private sector play in the determination of risks related to these challenges at the local level? In addition, provide a specific example of how privately owned and/or operated company has either added to or reduced risk in one of the six strategic challenge areas.
Instructions: Fully utilize the materials that have been provided to you in order to support your response. Your initial post should be at least 350 words. Please respond to at least two other students. Responses should be a minimum of 150 words and include direct questions. You may challenge, support or supplement another student’s answer using the terms, concepts and theories from the required readings. Also, do not be afraid to respectfully disagree where you feel appropriate; as this should be part of your analysis process at this academic level.
Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas. While proper APA is not required, attribution to sources that informed your posting should be included. Refer to the grading rubric for additional details concerning grading criteria.