Risk Management: Physical Security Division

Our experience and expertise is unique in Canada, with respect to completing nuclear security analysis; performing physical security assessments; designing and implementing physical security measures; preparing security policy and procedures; developing and delivering security training; and designing and conducting security exercises. OPSEC has the ability and experience to offer the following support services:

Threat, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment

  • Threat and risk assessments for high value corporate assets and critical infrastructure facilities, such as: nuclear, hydro-electric, electrical generation and transmission, water and wastewater, oil and gas, and chemical.
  • Vulnerability assessment of security program performance against regulatory and corporate requirements; and industry best practices, to identify vulnerabilities and to recommend adequate and appropriate security measures.
  • Intelligence collection and analysis of open source data to support threat evaluations and competitive analysis.

System Design & Evaluation

  • Security system designs, from conceptual to detailed design and design changes or upgrades.
  • Preparation of security systems and equipment technical specifications
  • Evaluation of security countermeasure effectiveness.
  • Review of project management and implementation; as well as providing technical support during procurement, design, construction, commissioning, and operations phases.

Policy, Standards and Training

  • Preparation of standards for security equipment.
  • Preparation of policies and procedures defining security programs.
  • Preparation and delivery of initial and refresher security training courses for security personnel and other employees.
  • Preparation of realistic exercises based on credible events that enable facility personnel and responders to react to conditions in a realistic manner.
  • Management of exercise and technical support with post exercise evaluation and preparation of recommendations to address security program weaknesses.