150 Things You Should Know About Security


  • Lawrence Fennelly, Litigation Consultants Inc., security expert witness and consultant.
  • Louis Tyska, CPP, Former Managing Director with Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations. He is a member and Past President of the American Society for Industrial Security International and has also served as the Chairman of the Board ASIS in 1982. He has co-authored several books including Controlling Cargo Theft, Security in the Year 2000, Office and Office Building Security, 150 Things You Should Know About Security, and Investigations - 150 Things You Should Know.

150 Things You Should Know About Security describes current interests, concerns, and needs pertinent to effective security. Several themes have been included, such as management principles and styles, communications, security applications, investigations, technology, physical security, the future, and others.Security and asset practitioners build their professional reputations upon a foundation of measurable achievements in support of a business plan. Specifically, the reduction and prevention of crime, loss, and liability risks are the main issues that influence where and when attention and resources must be focused. Two Internet appendices are included: security-related Web sites in general and missing children Web sites.
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Security professionals


Book information

  • Published: November 1997
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-9833-7


'Simple, fast, the old maxim of the three "Cs"-Clear, Concise, Complete.' - Thomas Leo, CPP, member of ASIS

Table of Contents

Access Control * Background Investigations * CCTV Design * Disaster Planning * E-Mail Security Issues * False Alarms * Graffiti * Hazardous Materials * Internal Theft * Key Control * Lighting * Management Principles * Missing Children Web Sites * Nanny Watch * OSHA * Physical Security * Risk Analysis * Security-Related Web Sites * Training * Undercover Investigations * Vulnerability Survey * Workplace Violence