Contemporary Security Management

Other | December 8, 2010

byJohn Fay, John Fay

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Contemporary Security Management, 3rdEditionteaches security professionals how to operate an efficient security department and how to integrate smoothly with other groups inside and outside their own organizations. Fay demonstrates the specifics of security management: * how to organize, plan, develop and manage a security operation. * how to identify vulnerabilities. * how to determine the protective resources required to offset threats. * how to implement all necessary physical and IT security measures. Security professionals share the responsibility for mitigating damage, serving as a resource to an Emergency Tactical Center, assisting the return of business continuity, and liaising with local response agencies such as police and fire departments, emergency medical responders, and emergency warning centers. At the organizational level, the book addresses budgeting, employee performance, counseling, hiring and termination, employee theft and other misconduct, and offers sound advice on building constructive relationships with organizational peers and company management.



  • Comprehensive introduction to security and IT security management principles
  • Discussion of both public and private sector roles, as well as the increasingly common privatizing of government functions
  • New experience-based exercises to sharpen security management and strategic skills and reinforce the content of each chapter

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Contemporary Security Management, 3rdEditionteaches security professionals how to operate an efficient security department and how to integrate smoothly with other groups inside and outside their own organizations. Fay demonstrates the specifics of security management: * how to organize, plan, develop and manage a security operation. *...

Mr. Fay was a special agent of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) and later the Director of the National Crime Prevention Institute at the University of Louisville. He has held security management positions in the petroleum industry while teaching at the university level. He holds the Master of Business Administration ...

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Format:OtherDimensions:480 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 8, 2010Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0123819512

ISBN - 13:9780123819512

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Historical Roots Chapter 2: Organizing Chapter 3: Managing People Chapter 4: Leadership and Management Skills Chapter 5: Strategy Chapter 6: Budget Management Chapter 7: Managing Change Chapter 8: Making Decisions Chapter 9: Managing Risk Chapter 10: Managing Guard Operations Chapter 11: Managing Physical Security Chapter 12: Managing Access Control Chapter 13: Managing Investigations Chapter 14: Pre-employment Screening Chapter 15: Emergency Management Chapter 16: Business Continuity Planning Chapter 17: Information Security Chapter 18: Substance Abuse Prevention Chapter 19: Executive Protection Chapter 20: Workplace Violence Chapter 21: Employee Awareness Chapter 22: Security Vulnerability Assessment Chapter 23: Security System Design Chapter 24: Homeland Security Chapter 25: The Critical National Infrastructure