Tuesday, June 27
The Impact of a Threat - How the Mall of America and its Partners Responded to a Terrorist Threat
What do you do when targeted by a high profile terrorist organization on social media? In 2015, Somali jihadist group al-Shabaab released an online video calling for attacks on shopping centers and naming the Mall of America as a potential target. Join members of the MoA security department, the Bloomington Police Department and MoA retailers to discuss the value of partnerships and learn what security measures were undertaken in the short term, as well as long term, and how the incident changed the protective posture at Mall of America in relation to guests, tenants and their own staff.
- Identify what intelligence functions you need to have in place to ensure that you have an early warning of potential issues.
- Appreciate the many facets and criticality of establishing public trust in safety and security.
- Enhance your own protective posture.