Risk Management in the Protection of Soft Targets at Ukraine

  • Viacheslav Berezutskyi
  • Nataliia Berezutska
  • Viktoria Khalil
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)


Approaches to the application of risk management in the protection of Soft targets are considered. The analysis were made of the current situation in the world and Ukraine with a terrorist threat at the above mentioned facilities, necessary measures to be offered to prevent or mitigate the possible negative consequences of the existing risks is performed. The characteristic has of objects of care out which are classified as “Soft targets” is shown, existing threats are shown. The main aspects of risk management of «Soft targets» are considered. It is proposed to consider the application of risk management in solving a complex problem of protecting civilian objects that do not have specialized and effective protection. The lack of such safety (protection) makes them vulnerable to terrorist attacks. The scope of this approach is to ensure that all strategic, managerial and operational tasks of the executive and other organizations, at all levels of government, are coordinated with the management’s risk to protect “Soft targets” for all projects, functions and processes.


Soft target Management Protection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.“Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”National Technical UniversityKharkivUkraine
  2. 2.Kharkiv National University of Radio ElectronicsKharkіvUkraine
  3. 3.O. M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in KharkivKharkivUkraine

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