Encyclopedia Of Security Management

Hardcover | May 4, 2007

byJohn FayEditorJohn Fay

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The Encyclopedia of Security Management is a valuable guide for all security professionals, and an essential resource for those who need a reference work to support their continuing education. In keeping with the excellent standard set by the First Edition, the Second Edition is completely updated.The Second Edition also emphasizes topics not covered in the First Edition, particularly those relating to homeland security, terrorism, threats to national infrastructures e.g., transportation, energy and agriculture risk assessment, disaster mitigation and remediation, and weapons of mass destruction chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives . Fay also maintains a strong focus on security measures required at special sites such as electric power, nuclear, gas and chemical plants; petroleum production and refining facilities; oil and gas pipelines; water treatment and distribution systems; bulk storage facilities; entertainment venues; apartment complexes and hotels; schools; hospitals; government buildings; and financial centers. The articles included in this edition also address protection of air, marine, rail, trucking and metropolitan transit systems. * Completely updated to include new information concerning homeland security and disaster management* Convenient new organization groups related articles for ease of use* Brings together the work of more than sixty of the world's top security experts

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The Encyclopedia of Security Management is a valuable guide for all security professionals, and an essential resource for those who need a reference work to support their continuing education. In keeping with the excellent standard set by the First Edition, the Second Edition is completely updated.The Second Edition also emphasizes top...

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:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:May 4, 2007Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0123708605

ISBN - 13:9780123708601

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Table of Contents

Section A. Business Principles
Section B. Emergency Management Practices
Section C. Information Security
Section D. Investigation
Section E. Legal Aspects
Section F. Physical Security
Section G. Protection Practices
Section H. Risk Analysis
Section I. Security Fields
Section J. Security Principles
Section K. Terrorism
Section L. Liaison

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"This book will save security professionals both phone calls and consultant fees, placing the experts' know-how within reach."

"Any security practitioner, regardless of experience, sector, or specialty, would benefit from this current and thorough reference."

ASIS, Thomas W. Leo