Introduction to Security

Other | January 1, 2004

byFischer, Robert, Robert Fischer

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Introduction to Security, Seventh Editionis 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 technologies to combat new threats. Traditional physical and guard security is covered in addition to the advances in the electronic and computer security areas including biometric security, access control, CCTV surveillance advances, as well as the growing computer security issues of identity theft and computer fraud.

TheSeventh Editionprovides the most comprehensive breakdown of security issues for the student while detailing the latest trends, legislation, and technology to interest experienced security professionals alike.

* Examines the attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the lasting impact on the security industry
* Expanded figures and photographs support new coverage of emerging security issues
* Recommended reading for the American Society for Industrial Security's (ASIS) Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP) exams

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Introduction to Security, Seventh Editionis 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 ch...

Robert Fischer is President of Assets Protection Associates, Inc., a security consulting firm established in 1986. He earned his Ph.D. in education administration from Southern Illinois University in 1981. Dr. Fischer has served as a consultant to many organizations, including publishers, private security firms, retailers, and school d...

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Format:OtherDimensions:570 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2004Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080470017

ISBN - 13:9780080470016

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Includes chapters on: Homeland Security; Origins of Security; Security's Role; Career Opportunities, Security Education and Training; Security Law; Risk Analysis; Physical Security - Inner and Outer Defense; Fire Protection and Safety; Insurance; Internal Theft; Transportation/ Cargo Security; Workplace Violence; Drugs; Computer Security, Terrorism, The Future