Security Management An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0131137921
ISBN-13: 9780131137929
Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)
Authors: P. J. Ortmeier
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Description: For courses in security management. This text provides a comprehensive overview of the multi-faceted, global, and interdisciplinary field of security management. It features numerous examples and case studies specific to security management,  More...

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Book details

List price: $71.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

For courses in security management. This text provides a comprehensive overview of the multi-faceted, global, and interdisciplinary field of security management. It features numerous examples and case studies specific to security management, identifies over twenty specific security applications and examines the issues encountered within those areas.

Introduction
Learning Objectives
The Context for Security
Security: A Brief History
Private Police and Public Law Enforcement
Security Management: Essential Elements
Security Organizations
Roles of the Security Manager
Regulation of the Security Industry
Professional Certification and Education Programs
Impact of Globalization
The Future of Security Management
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Exercises
Threats to Safety and Security
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Accidents
Human Error
The Threat from Fire
Natural Disasters
Environmental Disasters
Civil Liability
Substance Abuse
Civil Disorder
Crime
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Exercises
Legal Aspects of Security Management
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Judicial Systems
Burden and Degrees of Proof
The Judicial Process
Tort Law
Contract Law
Administrative Law
Property Law
Employment Law
Criminal Law
Laws of Arrest
Evidence Law
Search and Seizure
Legislative Trends in Security Management
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Exercises
Risk Assessment, Planning, and Program Administration
Learning Objectives
Introduction
The Concept of Risk
Risk Assessment and the Security Survey
Planning
Contingency Planning
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design
Program Implementation and Administration
Evaluation
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Exercises
Physical Security
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Basic of Defense and Levels of Protection
Perimeter Controls
Building Exteriors and Interiors
Lighting
Fences
Locks
Visual Assessment and Surveillance Systems
Alarm Systems
Alarm System Management
Fire Prevention and Protection
Human Protection Systems
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Exercises
Personnel Security.Learning Objectives
Introduction
Personnel Recruitment and Selection
Personnel Management
Personnel Integrity
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Exercises
Information Security
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Infosec Risk Assessment and Analysis
Information Protection Strategies
Communications Security
Computer Security
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Exercises
Investigations, Intelligence Operations, and Reporting
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Investigations
Intelligence Operations
Counterespionage
Reporting
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Exercises
Specific Security Applications
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Airline and Airport Security
Banking and Financial Institution Security
Computer Security
Contract Services
Courthouse and Courtroom Security
Disaster Recovery
Educational Institution Security
Entertainment Security
Executive Protection
Government Security
Healthcare Security
Hospitality Security
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Exercises
Specific Security Applications
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Industrial Security
Library and Museum Security
Office Building Security
Privatization of Public Services
Residential Security
Retail Loss Prevention
Transportation Security
Utility Security
Workplace Violence Prevention
Zoo and Aquarium Security
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Exercises
Glossary
Correlation of ASIS International Syllabus for Introduction to Security for Business Students with Security Management: An Introduction, 2nd Edition
Safety and Security Survey Instrument
References
Index

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