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Introduction to Security.

Author: Robert Fischer; Gion Green
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Introduction to Security, Seventh Edition is a complete revision of the classic text. This edition presents the latest in security issues from security equipment and design theory to security management practice and has been reorganized to reflect the industry changes since the 9-11-01 World Trade Center attacks. It begins with a new chapter on the movement of Homeland Security in the United States and includes new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fischer, Robert.
Introduction to Security.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Fischer; Gion Green
ISBN: 9780080470016 0080470017
OCLC Number: 1058513741
Notes: CH12. Fire Protection, Safety, and Emergency Planning.
Description: 1 online resource (495 pages)
Contents: Cover; TOCTable of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I Introduction and Security's Function; CH1. Homeland Security --
Changing the Emphasis on Security in the United States; Introduction; Private Enterprise Response; Federal Response in the United States; State/Local Response; Public/Private Joint Initiatives; Concerns; Review Questions; References; CH2. Origins and Development of Security; Introduction; Security in England; Security in the United States; Summary; Review Questions; References; CH3. Defining Security's Role; Introduction; What Is Private Security?; Security Services. Contract versus Proprietary ServicesHybrid Systems; Private Security and Public Law Enforcement; Relationships after September 11, 2001; Summary; Review Questions; References; CH4. The Proprietary Security Organization; Introduction; Determining the Need; Security's Place in the Organization; Organizing the Security Function; Summary; Review Questions; References; CH5. Career Opportunities in Loss Prevention; Introduction; Factors Increasing Security Opportunities; The Security/Loss-Prevention Occupation; Summary; Review Questions; References. CH6. Security Education, Training, Certification, and RegulationIntroduction; Adequacy of Private Security Training; Proposed Federal Regulation; The Role of Higher Education; Training; Certification and Regulation; Magazines and Periodicals; Summary; Review Questions; References; PART II Basics of Defense; CH7. Security and the Law; Introduction; Security, Public Police, and the U.S. Constitution; Sources of Law; Classes of Crimes; Private Security Powers; Civil Law: The Controller for Private Security; Security and Liability; Duty to Protect from Third-Party Crime. Recent Trends in LiabilityRecent Trends in Privacy; New Laws; The Courts; Development of Case Law; Summary; Review Questions; References; CH8. Risk Analysis and the Security Survey; Introduction; Risk Management; The Security Survey; Alternatives for Optimizing Risk Management; Summary; Review Questions; Reference; CH9. The Outer Defenses: Building and Perimeter Protection; Introduction; Barriers, Fences, and Walls; Gates and Other Barrier Breaches; Barrier Protection; Inside the Perimeter; Lighting; Planning Security; Summary; Review Questions; References. CH10. Interior and Exterior Security ConcernsIntroduction; Buildings on or as the Perimeter; Windows and Doors; Locks and Keys; Roofs and Common Walls; Surveillance Devices; Old Construction; New Construction; Security at the Building Design Stage; Security Principles in Design; Summary; Review Questions; References; CH11. The Inner Defenses: Intrusion and Access Control; Introduction; Doors to Sensitive Areas; Office Area Doors; Traffic Patterns; Traffic Control; Employee Identification; Package Control; Files, Safes, and Vaults; Inspections; Alarms; Summary; Review Questions; References.

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Introduction to Security, Seventh Edition is a complete revision of the classic text. This edition presents the latest in security issues from security equipment and design theory to security management practice and has been reorganized to reflect the industry changes since the 9-11-01 World Trade Center attacks. It begins with a new chapter on the movement of Homeland Security in the United States and includes new coverage throughout the book of terrorism as it relates to: cargo and travel security, potential areas of attack and target hardening techniques, and the use of current techn.

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