Urban terrorism. Analysis of the threats and consequences of terrorist acts in urban settings : outline of a protection system / Vladimir Z. Dvorkin -- Urban security and September 11, 2001, in New York City : projection of threats onto a city as a target and measures to avert them or minimize their impact / George Bugliarello -- Lessons learned from the Nord-Ost terrorist attack in Moscow from the standpoint of Russian security and law enforcement agencies / Yevgeny A. Kolesnikov -- Preventing catastrophic consequences of bioterrorism in an urban setting / Vladimir G. Ivkov and Yevgeny A. Permyakov -- Toxic chemicals and explosive materials : terrorism-related issues for research community, chemical industry, and government / Alexander MacLachlan -- The role of the Russian ministry of internal affairs in combating terrorism in urban conditions / Sergey A. Starostin -- The three R's : lessons learned from September 11, 2001 / Robert Priento -- The role of the Russian ministry of emergency situations and executive branch agencies of the City of Moscow in dealing with emergency situations arising from acts of terrorism / Aleksandr M. Yeliseev. Cyberterrorism. A perspective on cybersecurity research in the United States / Wm. A. Wulf and Anita K. Jones -- Analysis of the threat of cyberattacks to major transportation control systems in Russia / Mikhail B. Ignatyev -- Cyberattacks as an amplifier in terrorist strategy / Lewis M. Branscomb -- Cybercrime and cyberterrorism / Mikhail P. Sychev -- Protecting bank networks from acts of computer terrorism / Boris I. Skorodumov -- Computer security training for professional specialists and other personnel associated with preventing and responding to computer attacks / Anatoly A. Malyuk [and others] -- Information assurance education in the United States / Anita K. Jones -- Technical protection of electronic documents in computer systems / Valery A. Konyavsky -- Certain aspects regarding the development of conditions favorable to cyberterrorism and the main areas of cooperation in the struggle against it / Igor A. Sokolov and Vladimir I. Budzkov. Papers presented to the NRC and RAS Committees. Problems of combating terrorism and possible areas for Russian-American scientific cooperation to resollve them / Valentin A. Sobolev -- Making the nation safer : the role of science and technology in countering terrorism-- a report of the U.S. National Academies / Lewis M. Branscomb -- International aspects of creating a state system for countering illegal circulation of radioactive materials in the Russian Federation / Vladimir M. Kutsenko -- Medical aspects of combating acts of bioterrorism/ Gennady G. Onischenko Roots of terrorism / Robert McC. Adams -- The Department of Homeland Security : background and challenges / Raphael Perl -- Appendixes. Agendas for the Workshops on Urban and Cyberterrorism and the Meeting of the RAS and NRC Committees, March 2003 -- Annex 2 to the Agreement of Cooperation in Science, Engineering, and Medicine between the Russian Academy of Sciences and the U.S. National Academies : Russian-American cooperation in counterterrorism -- Comprehensive training of specialists to counter information security threats / Nikolai V. Medvedev -- Excerpts from "Bioterrorism : a national and global threat / Gennady G. Onishchenko -- Biological terrorism / Russ Zajtchuk and David Franz -- Top-priority problems for scientific research on the information security of the Russian Federation Proposal for a Chem-Bio Attack Center (CBARC) for Chicago, Illinois, U.S. 2003 / Russ Zajtchuk and Joe Petrovic.