Introduction to Security

Editor/Author Fischer, Robert, Halibozek, Edward and Walters, David
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-12-385057-7
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 57
Book Status: Available
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Introduction to Security has been the leading text on private security for over thirty years. Celebrated for its balanced and professional approach, this new edition gives future security professionals a broad, solid base that prepares them to serve in a variety of positions.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part 1 Introduction
  • Introduction
  • 1. Origins and Development of 21st Century Security
  • 2. Defining Security's Role
  • 3. Career Opportunities in Loss Prevention
  • 4. Security Education, Training, Certification, and Regulation
  • 5. Homeland Security: Security Since September 11, 2001 and Beyond
  • Part 2 Basics of Defense
  • Introduction
  • 6. Security and the Law
  • 7. Risk Analysis, Security Surveys and Insurance
  • 8. Interior and Exterior Security Concerns
  • 9. The Outer Defenses: Building and Perimeter Protection
  • 10. The Inner Defenses: Intrusion and Access Control
  • 11. Contingency Planning, Fire Protection, Emergency Response and Safety
  • 12. Internal Theft Controls/Personnel Issues
  • Part 3 Specific Threats and Solutions
  • Introduction
  • 13. Transportation Security Issues and Regulation
  • 14. Violence and Drug Use in the Workplace
  • 15. Retail Security
  • 16. Terrorism: A Global Perspective
  • 17. Computer Technology and Information Security Issues
  • 18. Selected Security Threats of the 21st Century
  • 19. Security: The Future
  • Appendix A: Security Journals, Magazines, and Newsletters
  • Appendix B: World Wide Web Sites
  • Appendix C: Security Surveys