Risk Analysis and the Security Survey, Third Edition, provides an understanding of the basic principles of risk analysis. Addressing such topics as cost/benefit analysis, crime prediction, and business continuity planning, the book gives an overview of the security survey, and instructs its readers on ways to effectively produce a survey that will address the needs of any organization. This edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, with an eye toward the growing threat of global terrorism. It includes two new chapters, addressing such topics as disaster recovery planning, mitigation, and the evolving methodologies that are a result of the Homeland Security Act. The book will serve as a core textbook on understanding risk to the growing number of security and Homeland Security programs. It is designed for students in security management courses, security managers, other security professionals as well as business professionals at all levels concerned with security, risk mitigation, and the management aspects of security operations. - Covers Business Impact Analysis (BIA), Project Planning, Data Collection, Data Analysis and Report of Findings, and Prediction of Criminal Behavior - Presents updated statistical information and practical case examples - Helps professionals and students produce more effective results-oriented security surveys
Keeping Religious Institutions Secure explores the unique vulnerabilities that churches, synagogues, and mosques face in regards to security, making them attractive to criminals who see them as easy targets. The text illustrates why all places of worship should think about security and the types of breaches that can drive people away. The book focuses on the most frequent security concerns experienced by houses of worship, including embezzlement, vandalism, assault, hate crime, and in rare cases, an active shooter—and how to help prevent them from occurring. Beginning with an overview of the basic security concepts and principles that can enhance the security of any religious facility, it then delves deeply into the particular security concerns of houses of worship, including the use of volunteers, protecting religious leaders, ensuring safety for children and teens, interacting with local law enforcement, handling the media, and much more. Covers security best practices that are adaptable to any type of religious institution. Addresses the key security measures—physical, electronic, environmental, and procedural—for protecting people and facilities. Includes guidance on identifying threats and vulnerabilities and instituting countermeasures for deterring crime and violence.
As an information security professional, it is essential to stay current on the latest advances in technology and the effluence of security threats. Candidates for the CISSP® certification need to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the eight domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®), along with the ability to apply this indepth knowledge to daily practices. Recognized as one of the best tools available for security professionals, specifically for the candidate who is striving to become a CISSP, the Official (ISC)²® Guide to the CISSP® CBK®, Fourth Edition is both up-to-date and relevant. Reflecting the significant changes in the CISSP CBK, this book provides a comprehensive guide to the eight domains. Numerous illustrated examples and practical exercises are included in this book to demonstrate concepts and real-life scenarios. Endorsed by (ISC)² and compiled and reviewed by CISSPs and industry luminaries around the world, this textbook provides unrivaled preparation for the certification exam and is a reference that will serve you well into your career. Earning your CISSP is a respected achievement that validates your knowledge, skills, and experience in building and managing the security posture of your organization and provides you with membership to an elite network of professionals worldwide.
"Designed for easy reference, the Fourth Edition contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, and CCTV as well as new chapters covering the latest in the ISO standards for Risk Assessment & Risk Management, physical security planning, network systems infrastructure, and environmental design. This new edition continues to serve as a valuable reference for experienced security practitioners as well as students in undergraduate and graduate security programs"--
In recent years, our world has experienced a profound shift and progression in available computing and knowledge sharing innovations. These emerging advancements have developed at a rapid pace, disseminating into and affecting numerous aspects of contemporary society. This has created a pivotal need for an innovative compendium encompassing the latest trends, concepts, and issues surrounding this relevant discipline area. During the past 15 years, the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology has become recognized as one of the landmark sources of the latest knowledge and discoveries in this discipline. The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition is a 10-volume set which includes 705 original and previously unpublished research articles covering a full range of perspectives, applications, and techniques contributed by thousands of experts and researchers from around the globe. This authoritative encyclopedia is an all-encompassing, well-established reference source that is ideally designed to disseminate the most forward-thinking and diverse research findings. With critical perspectives on the impact of information science management and new technologies in modern settings, including but not limited to computer science, education, healthcare, government, engineering, business, and natural and physical sciences, it is a pivotal and relevant source of knowledge that will benefit every professional within the field of information science and technology and is an invaluable addition to every academic and corporate library.
Business Continuity from Preparedness to Recovery: A Standards-Based Approach details the process for building organizational resiliency and managing Emergency and Business Continuity programs. With over 30 years of experience developing plans that have been tested by fire, floods, and earthquakes, Tucker shows readers how to avoid common traps and ensure a successful program, utilizing, detailed Business Impact Analysis (BIA) questions, continuity strategies and planning considerations for specific business functions. One of the few publications to describe the entire process of business continuity planning from emergency plan to recovery, Business Continuity from Preparedness to Recovery addresses the impact of the new ASIS, NFPA, and ISO standards. Introducing the important elements of business functions and showing how their operations are maintained throughout a crisis situation, it thoroughly describes the process of developing a mitigation, prevention, response, and continuity Management System according to the standards. Business Continuity from Preparedness to Recovery fully integrates Information Technology with other aspects of recovery and explores risk identification and assessment, project management, system analysis, and the functional reliance of most businesses and organizations in a business continuity and emergency management context. Offers a holistic approach focusing on the development and management of Emergency and Business Continuity Management Systems according to the new standards Helps ensure success by describing pitfalls to avoid and preventive measures to take Addresses program development under the standards recently developed by ISO, ASIS and NFPA Provides both foundational principles and specific practices derived from the author’s long experience in this field Explains the requirements of the Business Continuity Standards
The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, Fourth Edition, is the most comprehensive reference of its kind, covering the latest information on every topic from community-oriented policing to physical security, workplace violence, CCTV, information security, homeland security, and a host of specialty areas. The handbook shows how to prevent or minimize corporate losses, including security breaches, theft, and lack of resources due to natural or man-made disaster. This revised volume brings together the expertise of more than forty security and crime prevention experts who provide practical information and advice. Each chapter provides a wealth of information that can be put to use immediately. This is a must-have reference for security managers, security students, and all levels of security professionals. * Covers every important topic in the field, including the latest on high-tech security systems, homeland security, and many specialty areas * Brings together the expertise of more than 40 security and crime prevention experts * Each chapter provides a wealth of practical information that can be put to use immediately
All-in-One is All You Need Fully revised for the latest exam release, this authoritative volume offers thorough coverage of all the material on the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam. Written by a renowned security expert and CISSP, this guide features complete details on all 10 exam domains developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2). Inside, you'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice questions, and in-depth explanations. CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Fourth Edition will not only help you pass the test, but also be your essential on-the-job reference. Covers all 10 subject areas on the exam: Access control Application security Business continuity and disaster recovery planning Cryptography Information security and risk management Legal, regulations, compliance, and investigations Operations security Physical (environmental) security Security architecture and design Telecommunications and network security The CD-ROM features: Simulated exam with practice questions and answers Video training from the author Complete electronic book
Since 1993, the Information Security Management Handbook has served not only as an everyday reference for information security practitioners but also as an important document for use by practitioners to conduct the intense review necessary to prepare for the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) examination. Preparing for the examination is a major effort because it requires a thorough understanding of the topics contained in the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) for the field as specified in the Generally Accepted Systems Security Principles (GASSP). The handbook is one of the most important references used by candidates preparing for the exam. The Information Security Management Handbook maps the ten domains of the Common Body of Knowledge tested on the certification examination: access control issues and methodology, telecommunications and network security, security management practices, applications and systems development security, cryptography, security architecture and models, operations security, business continuity planning and disaster recovery planning, law, investigations, and ethics, and physical security. The Information Security Management Handbook is a "must have" book, whether you're preparing for the CISSP exam or need a comprehensive, up-to-date reference, or both.
Prepare for the 2018 CISSP exam with this up-to-date, money-saving study package Designed as a complete self-study program, this collection offers a wide variety of proven, exam-focused resources to use in preparation for the current edition of the CISSP exam. The set bundles the eighth edition of Shon Harris’ bestselling CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide and CISSP Practice Exams, Fifth Edition—. You will gain access to a variety of comprehensive resources to get ready for the challenging exam. CISSP Bundle, Fourthe Edition fully covers all eight exam domains and offers real-world insights from the authors’ professional experiences. More than 2500 accurate practice exam questions are provided, along with in-depth explanations of both the correct and incorrect answers. The included Total Tester test engine provides full-length, timed simulated exams or customized quizzes that target selected chapters or exam objectives. •Presents 100% coverage of the 2018 CISSP Exam•Includes special discount to Shon Harris Brand CISSP video training from Human Element Security•Written by leading experts in IT security certification and training
This latest edition of Effective Security Management retains the qualities that made the previous editions a standard of the profession: a readable, comprehensive guide to the planning, staffing, and operation of the security function within an organization. All chapters are completely updated with the focus on practical methods that the reader can put to use in managing an effective security department. The Fourth Edition covers current computer applications that can help in the administrative, managerial, and supervisory aspects of the security function. In addition, two new chapters address employee management in detail. The first, Lifestyle Management for Managers, will discuss motivation at work: the how, when, where, what and why of self-motivation for the boss. The second, The Departing Employee, will discuss the exit interview and the information that can be gained in that process. Also, back by popular demand, are the author's "Jackass Management Traits," 32 humorous portrayals of negative management traits that illustrate very real problems that can undermine the effectiveness of supervisors and managers. * Includes a new chapter on the use of statistics as a security management tool * Contains complete updates to every chapter while retaining the outstanding organization of the previous editions * Recommended reading for The American Society for Industrial Security's (ASIS) Certified Protection Professional (CPP) exam
Pamela A. Collins,Truett A. Ricks,Clifford W. Van Meter
Author: Pamela A. Collins,Truett A. Ricks,Clifford W. Van Meter
Category: Political Science
This introductory text provides a thorough overview of the private security system. This edition includes crime prevention and its zones of protection – the theoretical framework that provides the bridge between private and public sector law enforcement. From the historical development and the professional nature of security and crime prevention to the legal aspects of private security, this well-rounded text covers basic elements of security and crime prevention. Includes photos, figures, tables and illustrations. Appendices include security job descriptions, crime awareness and campus security act of 1990, school lsafey resources, counterterrorism security checklist, terrorism risk assessment, risk identification procedures, selections from the private security task force report, checklist for security surveys.
An interdisciplinary study of retail crime as a cultural phenomenon, drawing on economics, criminology and management to present a comprehensive explanation for the growth in retail thefts. This topical study explores crime prevention as a management issue, using criminomics, a concept based on commercial realities rather than maximising arrests.