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Overview

Perimeter Security has taken on a new level of importance since 9/11. Whether insuring the safety of government buildings, hospitals, residences, or bio-research labs, the safety of workers and materials can only be ensured by outfitting all points of entry with the appropriate alarm and surveillance equipment. This comprehensive hands-on resource focuses on designing, installing, and maintaining perimeter security for buildings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071460286
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 10/31/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 354
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Arata has over 15 years of security experience that includes positions from manager to vice president and consultant. He has developed and managed successful security programs from the ground up for several large organizations including the Director of Corporate Security for a major West Coast construction company.

He holds a master's degree in Public Administration, a B.A. in Business/Public Administration, and a B.S. in Safety and Fire Protection Technology. He has attended numerous seminars and training programs related to security and holds CISSP, CPP, CFE, and ACLM professional certifications.

He has spoken at various professional organization seminars on the subject of security and written articles about security for trade publications. He has guest lectured at the Oklahoma State University and the University of California, Berkeley on safety and security related subjects. He is an adjunct instructor of Criminal Justice at a local college.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Threat assessment and risk analysis basics 5
Ch. 3 Perimeter fence 33
Ch. 4 Protective barriers 49
Ch. 5 Security lighting 61
Ch. 6 Electronic access control 75
Ch. 7 Alarms (intrusion detection systems) 101
Ch. 8 Parking lots and garages 141
Ch. 9 Closed circuit television (CCTV) 159
Ch. 10 Locks and keys 175
Ch. 11 Doors and windows 195
Ch. 12 Defense-in-depth 215
Ch. 13 Secure areas in a building 227
Ch. 14 Security design 241
Ch. 15 Protection of utilities (electric, phone, water) 279
Ch. 16 Blast protection 295
Ch. 17 Fire protection 313
Ch. 18 Sound control 325
Ch. 19 Shipping and receiving 333
Ch. 20 Checklists and forms 341
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