Security and Loss Prevention
- Philip Purpura, CPP, Florence Darlington Technical College, Florence Darlington Technical College, Florence, SC, U.S.
As in previous editions, the 6th edition of Security and Loss Prevention provides proven strategies to prevent and reduce incidents of loss due to legal issues, theft and other crimes, fire, and accidental or intentional harm from emplyees, as well as the many ramifications of corporate misconduct. Topics new to this edition include Global Risk Analysis, Evidence-based Loss Prevention, Optimization of Social Network Sites, Internal Victim Services Program, Digital News Environment, Crisis Communications, Green construction, law, and physical security, Intelligent video, pretexting, "homegrown" threats, marine piracy, countering online order fraud, cloud computing and security, geo-tags, and more.
This new edition continues to apply the following methods: examples, illustrations, sidebar questions, boxed topics, international perspectives, and case problems and Web exercises at the end of each chapter. To assist the reader further, each chapter will begin with objectives and a list of key terms. A comprehensive index is also included in the book. Lecture slides will be available to adopters and an instructor's manual is available which contains sample syllabi and examination questions for each chapter.
Undergraduate and graduate students, students at for-profit schools, security practitioners, military personnel, those studying for the CPP exam (ASIS International) and anyone interested in security and loss prevention for a wide variety of operations---industrial, critical infrastructure sectors, retail, healthcare, schools, non-profits, homeland security agencies, military, criminal justice agencies, other government agencies, etc.
Hardbound, 728 Pages
Published: March 2013
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
Chapter 1 The History of Security and Loss Prevention: A Critical Perspective
Chapter 2 The Business, Careers, and Challenges of Security and Loss Prevention
Chapter 3 Foundations of Security and Loss PreventionChapter 4 Law
Chapter 5 Internal and External RelationsChapter 6 Applicant Screening and Employee Socialization
Chapter 7 Internal Threats and CountermeasuresChapter 8 External Threats and Countermeasures
Chapter 9 Services and Systems: Methods Toward Wise Purchasing DecisionsChapter 10 Investigations
Chapter 11 Accounting, Accountability, and AuditingChapter 12 Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Emergency Management
Chapter 13 Life Safety, Fire Protection, and EmergenciesChapter 14 Safety in the Workplace
Chapter 15 Terrorism and Homeland SecurityChapter 16 Protecting Critical Infrastructures, Key Assets, and Borders
Chapter 17 Loss Prevention at Businesses and InstitutionsChapter 18 Topics of Concern
Chapter 19 Your Future in Security and Loss Prevention