Overview: FEMA IS-916 course was published on 10/31/2013 to introduce personnel to the critical infrastructure information needed to identify threats and vulnerabilities including theft and diversion of critical resources that can be used for criminal or terrorist activities.
FEMA IS-916 also identifies actions that can be taken to reduce or prevent theft and diversion. There are no prerequisites for this course. However, participants should take IS-906, Workplace Security Awareness, to provide a foundation for this course.
At the end of this course, the participants will be able to:
- Describe the threat that theft and diversion pose to critical infrastructure protection and resilience.
- Recognize which of your resources, raw materials, products, or technologies are vulnerable to theft and diversion.
- Identify commonly used theft and diversion methods and schemes.
- Recognize suspicious behaviors and activities associated with theft and diversion.
- Identify measures for protecting against theft and diversion.
This course is designed for critical infrastructure personnel who:
- Are responsible for the storage, sale, or transfer of materials or technologies of value.
- Work at sites where products or raw materials are susceptible to theft or diversion, such as facilities covered under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) regulations.
- Desire to heighten their awareness regarding theft or diversion vulnerabilities and countermeasures.
FEMA IS-916 test answers
Question 1. The following are potential threats to critical infrastructure from theft and diversion activities, EXCEPT FOR:
A. Developing advanced technologies.
B. Business failure.
C. Providing funding for criminal acts.
D. Providing materials to support terrorism.✔️
Question 2. TRUE OR FALSE: Organizations can identify potential targets for theft and diversion by working with security or law enforcement experts.
Question 3. TRUE OR FALSE: Verifying customer information for new customers will help to prevent potential theft and diversion.
Question 4. The following are protective measures that you can take to prevent theft and diversion, EXCEPT FOR:
A. Redesigning management processes to improve performance data.
B. Pre approving authorized buyers for monitored items.
C. Implementing internal reporting procedures for potential incidents.✔️
D. Establishing a smart hiring process for new employees.
Question 5. Which of the following actions should all employees take during a potential theft and diversion incident?
A. Report the incident as soon as possible.✔️
B. Aggressively question suspicious persons.
C. Confiscate any stolen or diverted items.
D. Physically restrain suspicious persons.
Question 6. Which of the following behaviors is unusual and a potential indicator of theft and diversion?
A. A recent decrease in the number of items that have been reported stolen, lost, or damaged✔️
B. An manager’s inability to work overtime whenever it is offered
C. Any order of an item that is closely monitored
D. An employee describing overly expensive purchases for the expected income
Question 7. Which of the following ordering activities is unusual and a potential indicator of theft and diversion?
A. An order for a closely monitored item from a regular customer
B. A standing order for a large quantity of closely monitored products✔️
C. Customer payment in cash or by personal credit card
D. Any purchase from a new customer
Question 8. Diversion is the act of acquiring a product or service by means of:
Question 9. The following are direct consequences of theft and diversion, EXCEPT FOR:
A. Performance-based logistics.✔️
B. Potential criminal liability.
C. Inventory or asset losses.
D. Threats to employee safety.
Question 10. TRUE OR FALSE: Potential targets for theft and diversion are completely protected when nonemployees are denied access to them.
Question 11. The indirect consequences of theft and diversion can include the following, EXCEPT FOR:
A. Damage to business reputation.✔️
B. An erosion of organizational security.
C. The completion of organizational goals.
D. A loss of critical services.
Question 12. Theft is an intentional criminal act in which property belonging to another is taken or withheld without:
Question 13. The following are protective measures that you can take to prevent theft and diversion, EXCEPT FOR:
A. Protecting against internal threats by screening employees.
B. Establishing a system to regularly monitor inventory and identify tampering.
C. Implementing product benchmarking to design new products.✔️
D. Training employees about the importance of reporting potential incidents.
Question 14. The following are protective measures that you can take to prevent theft and diversion, EXCEPT FOR:
A. Providing universal employee access to inventory control systems.
B. Regularly reviewing what to report and reporting procedures for potential incidents.✔️
C. Joining law enforcement partners such as a local or regional theft task force.
D. Restricting access to a physical inventory of monitored items.