Strategic Security Management: A Risk Assessment Guide for Decision Makers / Edition 1

Strategic Security Management: A Risk Assessment Guide for Decision Makers / Edition 1

by Karim Vellani
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123708974

ISBN-13: 9780123708977

Pub. Date: 10/26/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Strategic Security Management supports data driven security that is measurable, quantifiable and practical. Written for security professionals and other professionals responsible for making security decisions as well as for security management and criminal justice students, this text provides a fresh perspective on the risk assessment process. It also

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Strategic Security Management supports data driven security that is measurable, quantifiable and practical. Written for security professionals and other professionals responsible for making security decisions as well as for security management and criminal justice students, this text provides a fresh perspective on the risk assessment process. It also provides food for thought on protecting an organization’s assets, giving decision makers the foundation needed to climb the next step up the corporate ladder.

Strategic Security Management fills a definitive need for guidelines on security best practices. The book also explores the process of in-depth security analysis for decision making, and provides the reader with the framework needed to apply security concepts to specific scenarios. Advanced threat, vulnerability, and risk assessment techniques are presented as the basis for security strategies. These concepts are related back to establishing effective security programs, including program implementation, management, and evaluation. The book also covers metric-based security resource allocation of countermeasures, including security procedures, personnel, and electronic measures.

Strategic Security Management contains contributions by many renowned security experts, such as Nick Vellani, Karl Langhorst, Brian Gouin, James Clark, Norman Bates, and Charles Sennewald.

• Provides clear direction on how to meet new business demands on the security professional
• Guides the security professional in using hard data to drive a security strategy, and follows through with the means to measure success of the program
• Covers threat assessment, vulnerability assessment, and risk assessment - and highlights the differences, advantages, and disadvantages of each

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123708977
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/26/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 10.22(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Data Driven Security
Chapter 2: Asset Identification and Security Inventory
Chapter 3: Threat Assessments
Chapter 4: Crime Analysis
Chapter 5: Vulnerability Assessment
Chapter 6: Risk Assessment
Chapter 7: Information Technology Risk Management
Chapter 8: Prevention
Chapter 9: Security Measures: Polices & Procedures
Chapter 10: Security Measures: Physical Security
Chapter 11: Security Measures: Deploying Physical Security Measures
Chapter 12: Security Measures: Personnel
Chapter 13: Project Management
Chapter 14: Premises Security Liability
Chapter 15: Forensic Security
Chapter 16: Ethics in Security
Appendix A: Certified Security Consultant’s (CSC) Code of Ethics
Appendix B: International Association of Professional Security Consultant’s Forensic Methodology
Appendix C: Sample Risk Assessment Report
Appendix D: Crime Analysis Reports

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