Effective Physical Security

ISBN-10: 0124158927
ISBN-13: 9780124158924
Edition: 4th 2012
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Book details

Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 12/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

The fourth edition of Effective Physical Security contains contributions from expert security specialists in the field providing you with a wealth of practical information on physical security and the process of securing a facility from electronic surveillance and wiretapping to fundamental perimeter security principles. The chapters in this book were carefully selected with you, the practitioner, in mind. This new edition of Effective Physical Security includes brand new chapters on ISO Standards for Risk Assessment & Risk Management; Information Security for Practitioners; Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED); Bomb Threat and Physical Security Planning; as well as new content conforming to the most recent ASIS Standards. Also, new to this edition are new, smaller chapters, broken down into specific topics, e. g. Biometrics, Access Control, Access Control Cards, Alarms, lighting, CCTV, etc. New and updated CPP & PSP study review material has also been added to bring this book in compliance as required reading for ASIS Physical Security Professional (PSP)T professional certification.*Required reading for the ASIS Physical Security Professional Certification (PSP) and recommended reading for the ASIS CRISP certification *Provides detailed coverage of Physical Security in an easily accessible reference format. *Each chapter is written by a specialist in the area *Designed for easy reference, the text is divided into three major parts: Design, Equipment, and Operations. *Includes lecture slides for each chapter and Respondus test bank

Lawrence J. Fennelly is an internationally recognized authority on crime prevention, security planning and analysis, and on the study of how environmental factors (CPTED), physical hardware, alarms, lighting, site design, management practices, litigation consultants, security policies and procedures, and guard management contribute to criminal victimization. Mr. Fennelly was previously employed with Apollo Security, Computershare, Inc., as well as a sergeant at Harvard College, employed by the Harvard University Police Department in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was trained as a crime prevention specialist and served in this capacity for over 21 years at Harvard. He was also the department's training officer and assistant court officer. As part of his role as an officer at Harvard, Larry also was a deputy sheriff in both Suffolk and Middlesex counties (Massachusetts). Mr. Fennelly is a frequent speaker and lecturer on CPTED, physical security, school crime, and other issues. He serves as an expert witness who works closely with attorneys in defense as well as plaintiff cases, assisting in case preparation, offering knowledgeable questions to ask the opposing side, etc. He has also done a considerable amount of consultant work throughout the United States. His experience ranges from identifying vulnerabilities to conducting security and lighting surveys, working with architects to design and implement security, and developing long range guard training programs and risk assessments of various facilities. He is also a prolific author. His titles include such well-known security books as "Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design," "Effective Physical Security," and "Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention."

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Influence of Physical Design
Introduction to Vulnerability Assessment
Security Surveys and the Audit
Approaches to Physical Security
Protective Barriers
Physical Barriers
Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention
Safes, Vaults, and Accessories
Security Lighting
Alarms: Intrusion Detection Systems
Video Technology Overview
Biometrics Characteristics
Access Control and Badges
Fence Standards
Stages of Fire
Standards, Regulations, and Guidelines: Compliance and Your Security Program, Including Global Resources
Information Technology Systems Infrastructure
Security Officers and Equipment Monitoring
Glass and Windows
Doors
Physical Security
Fiber Optics and Robots
Index

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