Counterterrorism Strategies for Corporations The Ackerman Principles

ISBN-10: 1591026547

ISBN-13: 9781591026549

Edition: 2008

Authors: Mike Ackerman, Ariel Merari

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In this comprehensive overview, a distillation of his 46 years of experience in intelligence, military security, and, most of all, corporate security, Ackerman explores in depth the risks, direct and indirect, to multinational corporations from al-Qaida and its affiliates, and suggests practical countermeasures.
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 9/23/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Foreword
The Ackerman Principles
Prologue
The Great Asparagus Caper
The Critical Need for Intelligence
Contending with Global Jihad
The Character of Global Jihad
The Aims of Global Jihad
Al-Qaida Goes for the Jugular: The Pakistani Aberration
Specific and Class Attacks: Algeria and Egypt
Attacks against Specific Economic Targets
Class Attacks: Commercial Aviation
Class Attacks: Trains and Subways
Class Attacks: Hotels and Hangouts
Class Attacks: Tourism
Dealing with Kidnappings, Extortions, Threats
Chaos Breeds Kidnapping
Kidnapping: The Ultimate Corporate Nightmare
Cases from Hell
Dealing with Extortion
Dealing with Threats
Conventional Crime Problems
Express Kidnapping
Other Violent Street Crime
Entertainment Venues
Residential Crime
Protecting Employees from Specific Attacks
Modifying Behavior
Armored Cars
Bodyguards
Interacting with Corporate Security
The Corporate Security Function
What to Look for in a Corporate Security Director
Success Depends Upon: Credibility, Authority, Business Acumen
Epilogue: A Look Back and a Look Ahead
A Look Back at My Career
A Look Ahead
Addenda
Major Global Jihad Attacks and Attempts Post-9/11
Direct Attacks on Commercial Targets
Commercial Aviation Targets
Train and Subway Targets
Hotels
Tourism-Related Targets
Governmental and Military Targets
Travel Guides
Air Travel
Travel by Senior Officers with Protective Details
Solo Travel to Countries with High Terrorism or Crime Risks
Travel to Moderate-Risk Destinations
Travel to the Muslim World
Travel to Hostile Countries
Travel to Unstable Countries
Travel Tips for Women
Travel Tips for Nonwhites
Surviving an Abduction
Residential Security Checklists
Apartment-High-Risk Area
Apartment-Moderate-Risk Area
Single-Family Dwelling in Walled, Gated Community-High-Risk Area
Single-Family Dwelling on Public Street-High-Risk Area
Single-Family Dwelling-Moderate-Risk Area
Index
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