Introduction to Security: Operations and Management / Edition 4

Introduction to Security: Operations and Management / Edition 4

by P. J. Ortmeier
ISBN-10:
0132682958
ISBN-13:
9780132682954
Pub. Date:
01/22/2012
Publisher:
Pearson
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Introduction to Security: Operations and Management / Edition 4

The updated fourth edition of Introduction to Security: Operations and Management provides a single, comprehensive text that balances introductory protection concepts with security management principles and practices. It presents a global view of security along with the practical application of security principles. Unmatched coverage of management topics such as planning, budgeting, and dealing with decision-makers make this an outstanding text for security management courses. The accessible and concise writing style makes it a top choice for students, while Ortmeier’s focus on career preparation makes this edition an excellent prep tool for the ASIS International Certified Protection Professional (CPP) exam.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132682954
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/22/2012
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 433,703
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION: SECURITY’S ROLE IN SOCIETY

1. History and Overview

2. Threats to Safety and Security

3. Legal Aspects of Security

PART II SECURITY OPERATIONS: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

4. Physical Security: Structural, Electronic, and Human Protection Systems

5. Personnel Security through Leadership and Ethics

6. Information, Communications, and Computer Security

PART III SECURITY MANAGEMENT

7. Risk Assessment, Security Surveys, and Planning

8. Program Implementation and Administration

9. Investigations, Intelligence Operations, and Reporting

PART IV SECURITY APPLICATIONS AND SOLUTIONS

10. Institutional Security, Disaster Recovery, and Executive Protection

11. Industrial Security, Retail Loss Prevention, and Workplace Violence

12. Homeland Security: Confronting Terrorism and Domestic Threats

PART V TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

13. Career Opportunities

14. The Future

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