Identifying and Exploring Security Essentials

Identifying and Exploring Security Essentials

By: Clifford E. Simonsen (author), Mary Clifford (author)Paperback

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For courses in Security Management, Private Security, and Introduction to Private Security. This new text gives students a rare, hands-on approach to the study of security issues before they actually find themselves employed in a specific security-related job. Written in a clear, easy-to-understand style, this book gives students the opportunity to look at this field from various perspectives. It grounds them firmly in the history and fundamentals of security, as well as prepares them for today's most difficult security challenges.

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I. REVIEWING THE BASICS. 1. The History of Private Security. 2. Identifying the Essentials. 3. Short Security Scenarios. 4. A Prevention System Overview: Structuring Your Security Objective. II. INTERNAL RESOURCES AND INTEGRATION: INDENTIFYING RESOURCES FROM WITHIN. 5. Physical Security and Asset Protection. 6. Information and Computer Security. 7. Personnel and Security Management. 8. Integration as the Centerpiece: Meeting Your Overall Security Objectives. 9. When Your Security Company Gets the Call, Will You Be Ready? III. EXPLORING ESSENTIAL EXTERNAL CONNECTIONS. 10. Public and Private Police Interactions. 11. Legal Liability Issues. 12. Preparing an Emergency Response. 13. Securing the Future: Drafting a Future for Public Safety. 14. A Return to Previous Settings. Appendices: A Sampling of Security Tools. Security Careers. Associations and Certifications. Internet Resources. Security Timeline: Points of Interest in the History of Security. Multiple Security Resources.

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/10/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780131126206
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780131126206
  • weight: 617
  • ISBN10: 0131126202

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