The Manager's Handbook for Corporate Security: Establishing and Managing a Successful Assets Protection Program / Edition 1

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Kovacich and Halibozek offer you the benefit of more than 55 years of combined experience in government and corporate security. Throughout the book, the authors use a fictional global corporation as a model to provide continual real-world challenges and solutions. New and experienced managers alike will find a wealth of information and practical advice to help you develop strategic and tactical plans and manage your daily operations.

• Contains real case examples to illustrate practical application of concepts
• Thoroughly covers the integration of physical, computer and information security goals for complete security awareness
• A handy reference for managers to quickly find and implement the security solutions they need

Audience: Security managers and professionals, corporate/ industrial security officers, and facilities directors.

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Editorial Reviews

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A comprehensive guide... ...covers more than just the fundamental elements required to protect people, property and facilities. - Law Enforcement Technology

New & experienced managers alike will find information & practical advice to aid in developing strategic & tactical plans... - Law Enforcement Technology

…clearly present what global security managers should expect… …provide them with the basic tools to carry out their duties – Security Management

…the book speaks even more broadly to the security field in general – Security Management’

Few other books map out a progressive management plan for the novice while maintaining enough new materials for experts - Security Management

Concepts introduced by the authors are blended beautifully in a case study of a fictitious global corporation - Security Management

…covers more than just the fundamental elements which are required to protect people, property, and facilities - Police and Security News

This comprehensive guide shows security managers how to handle a multitude of functions and includes proven processes… - Police and Security News

New and experienced managers alike will find a wealth of information and practical advice… - Police and Security News

…help you develop strategic and tactical plans and manage your daily operations. - Police and Security News

Manager’s Handbook for Corporate Security – Establishing and Managing a Successful Assets Protection Program deserves to be read by security professionals… - Canadian Security

four of the book’s 23 chapters set a context for today’s security professional in the best way I’ve seen. - Canadian Security

‘Thought-provoking’ is an often-misused term, but not here. - Canadian Security

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750674874
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 3/21/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 463
  • Sales rank: 660,274
  • Product dimensions: 1.06 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Kovacich has over 40 years of security, criminal and civil investigations, anti-fraud, information warfare, and information systems security experience in both government as a special agent and as a manager in international corporations. Dr. Kovacich currently resides on an island in Washington state where he continues to write, lecture and conduct research relative to information systems security, information warfare defensive and offensive operations, high-technology crime and techno-terrorism.

Edward P. Halibozek is currently a corporate vice president of security for a Fortune 100 company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. He holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice and an MBA in business. Mr. Halibozek is an experienced lecturer and has written and published many articles, papers, plans, policies and procedures related to corporate security.
Mr. Halibozek is the former Chairperson for the Aerospace Industries Association, Industrial Security Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Chief Special Agents Association in Los Angeles California. Mr. Halibozek served for four years as an Industry member to the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC).

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Table of Contents

I: An Introduction to Today's Corporate Global Marketplace
A Short History of Corporate Security
Introduction to the Profession of 21st Century Corporate Security
II: The Corporate Security Manager
The International Widget Corporation (IWC)
The Role of the Corporate Security Manager
Establishing and Managing a Corporate Security Department
III: The Corporate Security Functions
Administrative Security
Physical Security
Out-Source or Proprietary?
Personnel Security
Security Education and Awareness Training;
Fire Protection; Contingency Planning;
Government Security
Information Security
Executive Protection
Event Security
IV: The Corporate Security Profession
Meeting the Corporate Security Education and Training Needs
Ethics and the Corporate Security Professional
The Future of the Corporate Security Profession

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