Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Primary and secondary threats exist across the global and domestic landscapes. They are addressed in local, state, regional, and federal policies that are developed and codified with a comprehensive, fully-coordinated, all-hazards approach. Threat assessments have been conducted to identify and validate prevailing threats. For this assignment, complete the following:

  • What are the prevailing threats that inform the efforts of homeland security planning and policy development?
  • In your opinion, how effective have the various threat assessments been?