Security Management: An Introduction / Edition 2

Security Management: An Introduction / Edition 2

by P.J. J Ortmeier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131137921

ISBN-13: 9780131137929

Pub. Date: 03/03/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Security Management: An Introduction, Second Edition, opens the door to a twenty-first century view of security and addresses asset protection operations and management in the post 9/11 era. It utilizes a unique approach as it presents management strategies for loss prevention as well as an overview of the security field. This book is comprehensive,

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Security Management: An Introduction, Second Edition, opens the door to a twenty-first century view of security and addresses asset protection operations and management in the post 9/11 era. It utilizes a unique approach as it presents management strategies for loss prevention as well as an overview of the security field. This book is comprehensive, highlighting the multitude of security-related subjects while avoiding unnecessary discussion. It balances the business and legal orientations of security management and it discusses security from the public as well as the private perspectives.

This book also addresses the nature. scope and history of security services; the essential elements of security, types of security organizations. regulation and professionalism. the impact of economic and social globalization, and the future of security management. The text identifies criminal as well as non-criminal threats to individuals and organizations: confronts the legal issues associated with security management; outlines the process of risk management as well as security planning and program administration; and examines the security management triad of physical, personnel, and information security. Investigations, criminal and business intelligence operations, reporting, and over 20 identifiable security environments. applications, and services in specific settings are discussed. The book also incorporates the findings of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International Academic/Practitioner Symposia.

This book may be used as a text in security management, criminal justice, or business courses or as a reference for security managers. Those pursuing an ASISInternational Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation will discover that this book is a must read when preparing for the CPP exam.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131137929
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/03/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents



1. Introduction.

Learning Objectives. The Context for Security. Security: A Brief History. Private Police and Public Law Enforcement. Security Management: Essential Elements. Security Organizations. Roles of the Security Manager. Regulation of the Security Industry. Professional Certification and Education Programs. Impact of Globalization. The Future of Security Management. Summary. Key Terms. Discussion Questions and Exercises.

2. Threats to Safety and Security.

Learning Objectives. Introduction. Accidents. Human Error. The Threat from Fire. Natural Disasters. Environmental Disasters. Civil Liability. Substance Abuse. Civil Disorder. Crime. Summary. Key Terms. Discussion Questions and Exercises.

3. Legal Aspects of Security Management.

Learning Objectives. Introduction. Judicial Systems. Burden and Degrees of Proof. The Judicial Process. Tort Law. Contract Law. Administrative Law. Property Law. Employment Law. Criminal Law. Laws of Arrest. Evidence Law. Search and Seizure. Legislative Trends in Security Management. Summary. Key Terms. Discussion Questions and Exercises.

4. Risk Assessment, Planning, and Program Administration.

Learning Objectives. Introduction. The Concept of Risk. Risk Assessment and the Security Survey. Planning. Contingency Planning. Crime Prevention through Environmental Design. Program Implementation and Administration. Evaluation. Summary. Key Terms. Discussion Questions and Exercises.

5. Physical Security.

Learning Objectives. Introduction. Basic of Defense and Levels of Protection. Perimeter Controls. Building Exteriors and Interiors. Lighting. Fences. Locks.Visual Assessment and Surveillance Systems. Alarm Systems. Alarm System Management. Fire Prevention and Protection. Human Protection Systems. Summary. Key Terms. Discussion Questions and Exercises.

6. Personnel Security.

Learning Objectives. Introduction. Personnel Recruitment and Selection. Personnel Management. Personnel Integrity. Summary. Key Terms. Discussion Questions and Exercises.

7. Information Security.

Learning Objectives. Introduction. INFOSEC Risk Assessment and Analysis. Information Protection Strategies. Communications Security. Computer Security. Summary. Key Terms. Discussion Questions and Exercises.

8. Investigations, Intelligence Operations, and Reporting.

Learning Objectives. Introduction. Investigations. Intelligence Operations. Counterespionage. Reporting. Summary. Key Terms. Discussion Questions and Exercises.

9. Specific Security Applications: Part I.

Learning Objectives. Introduction. Airline and Airport Security. Banking and Financial Institution Security. Computer Security. Contract Services. Courthouse and Courtroom Security. Disaster Recovery. Educational Institution Security. Entertainment Security. Executive Protection. Government Security. Healthcare Security. Hospitality Security. Summary. Key Terms. Discussion Questions and Exercises.

10. Specific Security Applications: Part II.

Learning Objectives. Introduction. Industrial Security. Library and Museum Security. Office Building Security. Privatization of Public Services. Residential Security. Retail Loss Prevention. Transportation Security. Utility Security. Workplace Violence Prevention. Zoo and Aquarium Security. Summary. Key Terms. Discussion Questions and Exercises.

Glossary.


Appendix A: Correlation of ASIS International Syllabus for Introduction to Security for Business Students with Security Management: An Introduction, 2nd Edition.


Appendix B: Safety and Security Survey Instrument.


References.


Index.

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