Introduction to Security / Edition 9

Introduction to Security / Edition 9

by Robert Fischer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123850576

ISBN-13: 9780123850577

Pub. Date: 10/10/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Introduction to Security has been the leading text on private security for over thirty years. Celebrated for its balanced and professional approach, this new edition gives future security professionals a broad, solid base that prepares them to serve in a variety positions in a growing field that is immune to outsourcing. The author team as well as an

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Introduction to Security has been the leading text on private security for over thirty years. Celebrated for its balanced and professional approach, this new edition gives future security professionals a broad, solid base that prepares them to serve in a variety positions in a growing field that is immune to outsourcing. The author team as well as an outstanding group of subject-matter experts combine knowledge and experience with a full package of materials geared to experiential learning. As a recommended title for security certifications, it is a crucial resource for the 30,000+ ASIS International members, and is also used as a core security textbook in universities throughout the country. This is Butterworth-Heinemann's best-selling security text of all time, an essential reference for all security professionals. This timely revison expands on key topics and adds new material on the important issues in the 21st century environment such as: the importance of communication skills; the value of education; internet-related security risks; changing business paradigms; and brand protection.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123850577
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/10/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
120,190
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.60(d)

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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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