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Introduction to Security, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By P. J. Ortmeier

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 5, 2008

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For courses in Security Management.

 

Introduction to Security, 3e addresses public and private security operations and management all in a single text. The history, threats to, and legal aspects of security are included, as well as global considerations. This edition features unprecedented coverage of budgeting; planning; homeland security; career opportunities and future trends. New case studies have been added to each chapter and numerous examples tackle issues encountered in the field. With a focus on career preparation, this edition can be used as a prep tool for the ASIS International Certified Protection Professional (CPP) exam and introduces readers to 18 of the most popular security sectors.

Table of Contents

PART I           INTRODUCTION:  SECURITY'S ROLE IN SOCIETY

Chapter 1        HISTORY AND OVERVIEW

Chapter 2        THREATS TO SAFETY AND SECURITY

Chapter 3        LEGAL ASPECTS OF SECURITY

 

PART II          SECURITY OPERATIONS:  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Chapter 4        PHYSICAL SECURITY:  STRUCTURAL, ELECTRONIC, AND HUMAN PROTECTION SYSTEMS

Chapter 5        PERSONNEL SECURITY THROUGH LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS

Chapter 6        INFORMATION AND COMPUTER SECURITY

 

PART III        SECURITY MANAGEMENT

Chapter 7        RISK ASSESSMENT, SECURITY SURVEYS, AND PLANNING

Chapter 8        PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION AND ADMINISTRATION

Chapter 9        INVESTIGATIONS, INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS, AND REPORTING

 

PART IV        SECURITY APPLICATIONS AND SOLUTIONS

Chapter 10      INSTITUTIONAL SECURITY, DISASTER RECOVERY, AND EXECUTIVE PROTECTION

Chapter 11      INDUSTRIAL SECURITY, RETAIL LOSS PREVENTION, AND WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

Chapter 12      HOMELAND SECURITY:  CONFRONTING TERRORISM AND DOMESTIC THREATS 

 

PART V          TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

Chapter 13      CAREER OPPORTUNTIES

Chapter 14      THE FUTURE

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