Locksmith and Security Professionals' Exam Study Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

Get the Solid Preparation Needed to Pass Your

Security Certification Exam on the First Try

Filled with career-building instruction and guidance, Locksmith and Security Professionals' Exam Study Guide is a hands-on learning tool that will help you pass a wide variety of certification exams with flying colors! Comprehensive and easy-to-use, this self-study resource contains hundreds of exam-like questions and answers that will enable you to achieve security certification in your specific fields.

Written by security expert and bestselling author Bill Phillips, the book takes you step-by-step through lock and security history…securing doors and windows…lock installation…picking locks…impressioning keys… opening automobile doors… and other topics. Locksmith and Security Professionals' Exam Study Guide features:

  • Hundreds of multiple-choice, true-false, and fill-in-the-blank questions

    and answers

  • Sample tests for the registered professional locksmith (RPL) exam

    and the registered security professional (RSP) exam

  • A helpful table of contents that guides readers to their exam material
  • Detailed coverage of both physical and electronic security

Inside this Sure-Fire Security Certification Study Tool

Lock History • Private Security and Loss Prevention • Securing Doors • Securing • Windows • Basic Locks and Keys • Picking, Impressioning, and Bumping Locks • Electromagnetic Locks • Opening Automobile Doors • Safe Basics • Basic Electricity and Electronics • Emergency Exit Devices • Wireless and Hardwired Alarms • Home Automation • Fire Protection • Safety and Security Lighting • Closed-Circuit Television Systems • Home and Office Security • Computer Security • Terrorism • Glossary • Bibliography • Sample Exams • And More!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071549813
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/8/2008
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 977,697
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Phillips is president of the International Association of Home Safety and Security Professionals. He currently works as a security consultant and freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Consumers Digest, Crime Beat, Home Mechanix, Keynotes, The Los Angeles Times, and many other periodicals. He is the author of the “Lock” article in the World Book Encyclopedia and twelve security-related books, including McGraw-Hill's The Complete Book of Home, Site, and Office Security; The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing, Sixth Edition; Locksmithing; Master Locksmithing; and The Complete Book of Electronic Security.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1. Lock History
Chapter 2. Private Security and Loss Prevention
Chapter 3. Securing Doors
Chapter 4. Securing Windows
Chapter 5. Basic Locks and Keys
Chapter 6. Picking, Impressioning, and Bumping Locks
Chapter 7. Electromagnetic Locks
Chapter 8. Opening Automobile Locks
Chapter 9. Safe Basics
Chapter 10. Basic Electricity and Electronics
Chapter 11. Emergency Exit Devices
Chapter 12. Wireless and Hardwired Alarms
Chapter 13. Home Automation
Chapter 14. Fire Protection
Chapter 15. Safety and Security Lighting
Chapter 16. Closed-Circuit Television Systems
Chapter 17. Home and Office Security
Chapter 18. Computer Security
Chapter 19. Terrorism
Appendix A. Answers to Chapter Quizzes
Appendix B. Associated Locksmiths of America General Locksmith Certification Exam
Appendix C. Certified Protection Professional Exam
Appendix D. International Foundation for Protection Officers Certified Protection Officer Interim Examination
Appendix E. Registered Professional Locksmith Exam
Appendix F. Registered Security Professional Exam
Appendix G. Answers to Exams
Appendix H. Glossary
Appendix I. Bibliography

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