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Corporate Security Professional's Handbook on Terrorism

ISBN-10: 0750682574

ISBN-13: 9780750682572

Edition: 2008

Authors: Andy Jones, Gerald L. Kovacich, Edward Halibozek

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The Corporate Security Professional's Handbook on Terrorism is a professional reference that clarifies the difference between terrorism against corporations and their assets, versus terrorism against government assets. It addresses the existing misconceptions regarding how terrorism does or does not affect corporations, and provides security professionals and business executives with a better understanding of how terrorism may impact them. Consisting three sections, Section I provides an explanation of what terrorism is, its history, who engages in it, and why. Section II focuses on helping the security professional develop and implement an effective anti-terrorism program in order to better protect the employees and assets of the corporation. Section III discusses the future as it relates to the likelihood of having to deal with terrorism. The book provides the reader with a practitioners guide, augmented by a historical assessment of terrorism and its impact to corporations, enabling them to immediately put in place useful security processes and methods to protect their corporate interests against potential acts of terror. This is guide is an essential tool for preparing security professionals and company executives to operate in an increasingly hostile global business environment. - Features case studies involving acts of terror perpetrated against corporate interests - Provides coverage of the growing business practice of outsourcing security - Remains practical and straightforward in offering strategies on physically securing premises, determining risk, protecting employees, and implementing emergency planning
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Book details

List price: $65.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 10/5/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Global World of Terrorism
What is Terrorism?
A Short History of Terrorism
Old and New Groups
Case Studies of Terrorist Attacks
Establishing and Managing a Corporate Antiterrorist Program
Determining the Corporate Risks to Terrorist Attacks
Physically Securing Corporate Premises in Order to Mitigate Attacks
Protecting Employees from Terrorist Attacks
Preparing for a Terrorist Attack: Emergency Planning and Implementation
Operational Security Methods for Mitigating Terrorist Attacks
Coordinating and Planning with Antiterrorist Agencies
The Future World
The Future Global Business Environment and Security Needs
The Future of International Terrorism
The Successful Security Professional in Fighting Terrorism-Now and in the Future
Closing Thoughts
Terrorism Definitions and Concerns
Recommended Readings and References
Information Warfare and Terrorism-Some Thoughts
Letter Bomb Checklists
Index