INTRODUCTION TO SECURITY 5ED / Edition 5

INTRODUCTION TO SECURITY 5ED / Edition 5

by Robert J. Fischer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750691913

ISBN-13: 9780750691918

Pub. Date: 03/28/1992

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

Introduction to Security, Seventh Edition is a complete revision of the classic text. This edition presents the latest in security issues from security equipment and design theory to security management practice and has been reorganized to reflect the industry changes since the 9-11-01 World Trade Center attacks. It begins with a new chapter on the movement of…  See more details below

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Introduction to Security, Seventh Edition is a complete revision of the classic text. This edition presents the latest in security issues from security equipment and design theory to security management practice and has been reorganized to reflect the industry changes since the 9-11-01 World Trade Center attacks. It begins with a new chapter on the movement of Homeland Security in the United States and includes new coverage throughout the book of terrorism as it relates to: cargo and travel security, potential areas of attack and target hardening techniques, and the use of current technologies to combat new threats. Traditional physical and guard security is covered in addition to the advances in the electronic and computer security areas including biometric security, access control, cctv surveillance advances, as well as the growing computer security issues of identity theft and computer fraud.

The Seventh Edition provides the most comprehensive breakdown of security issues for the student while detailing the latest trends, legislation, and technology to interest experienced security professionals alike.

* Examines the attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the lasting impact on the security industry
* Expanded figures and photographs support new coverage of emerging security issues
* Recommended reading for the American Society for Industrial Security’s (ASIS) Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP) exams

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750691918
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Homeland Security - Changing the Emphasis on Security in the United States3
2Origins and Development of Security21
3Defining Security's Role37
4The Proprietary Security Organization55
5Career Opportunities in Loss Prevention75
6Security Education, Training, Certification, and Regulation89
7Security and the Law103
8Risk Analysis and the Security Survey129
9The Outer Defenses: Building and Perimeter Protection147
10Interior and Exterior Security Concerns167
11The Inner Defenses: Intrusion and Access Control193
12Fire Protection, Safety, and Emergency Planning215
13Insurance241
14Internal Theft Controls253
15Personnel Policies for Internal Security273
16Transportation/Cargo Security297
17Workplace Violence: Prevention and Intervention319
18Drugs in the Workplace333
19Retail Security345
20Terrorism and Other Tools of Destruction369
21Computer and Information Security399
22Specific Security Threats427
23Security: Its Problems, Its Future443
App. ASecurity Journals, Magazines, and Newsletters453
App. BWorld Wide Web Sites455
App. CSecurity Surveys457
Index465

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