Physical & Technical Security: An Introduction / Edition 1

Physical & Technical Security: An Introduction / Edition 1

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Physical & Technical Security: An Introduction / Edition 1

Multiple functions of physical security are presented in this A to Z guide. Physical and Technical Security: An Introduction furnishes readers with an industry-based perspective and a practitioner's point of view on all phases of physical security, including what works and what does not, through a careful mix of theory and practical application. Readers will obtain a solid foundation in both the technological and operational aspects of physical security through comprehensive coverage that explores such principal topics as security electronics, communications systems, test equipment, video and optics, alarm systems, computers and security software, access control, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401850661
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/07/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Planning and Defining Physical Security CHAPTER 2 Security Electronics CHAPTER 3 Communication Systems CHAPTER 4 Test Equipment CHAPTER 5 Tansmission Line Theroy CHAPTER 6 Video and Optics CHAPTER 7 Alarm Systems CHAPTER 8 Computer and Security Software CHAPTER 9 Low Tech Tools, Small Tools, and Methods of Use CHAPTER 10 Locks, Keys, and Access Control CHAPTER 11 Technical Surveillance Countermeasures CHAPTER 12 Putting It Together With Risk Analyses and Physical Security Surveys APPENDIX A Common Lock and Key Control Terms APPENDIX B Answeres to Odd Numbered Questions Appendix C Companies and Addresses Index

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