Language selection


Harmonized Threat and Risk Assessment (HTRA) (A341)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 22:30 hours
Status: Archived

Physical and IT security specialists within the Government of Canada are expected to make informed decisions about security issues and recommend appropriate, cost-effective safeguards. This course introduces a comprehensive five-phase threat and risk assessment (TRA) methodology that is applicable to any security situation, along with practical examples and exercises supporting its use. Participants will learn to interpret a completed TRA, apply the Harmonized Threat and Risk Assessment (HTRA) methodology to different situations, and understand how a TRA fits into their overall security duties.

Topics include:

  • identifying and valuing assets
  • identifying potential threats and vulnerabilities
  • reviewing existing and proposed safeguards
  • investigating residual risk
  • making reports and recommendations

Related topics


More details

More about this course
  • Topics: Security
  • Community: Functional specialists
  • Audience: Security specialists
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

There are no available offerings for this course at the moment.


Mobile App: Reconciliation: A Starting Point

Download the "Reconciliation: A Starting Point" app to access a wealth of information on Indigenous Peoples in Canada, key historical events, and reconciliation.

Anti-Racism Learning Series

The Anti-Racism Learning Series provides access to tools, job aids, courses, workshops and events on topics such as anti-Black racism, unconscious bias, disaggregated data, mental health and the challenges faced by visible minorities in the public service.

This website is continually being updated in response to your feedback.

Let us know what you think of it.
Which platform is your comment about? (required)
Date modified: