Description

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.

Key Features

Coverage of security management, applications, physical security, and more. Easy-to-use alphabetical format with comprehensive index. Written by two of the most qualified experts in the security field.

Readership

Security professionals

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

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750698337
Electronic ISBN:
9780080498386

About the authors

Lawrence Fennelly

Lawrence J. Fennelly is an internationally recognized authority on crime prevention, security planning and analysis, and on the study of how environmental factors (CPTED), physical hardware, alarms, lighting, site design, management practices, litigation consultants, security policies and procedures, and guard management contribute to criminal victimization. Mr. Fennelly was previously employed with Apollo Security, Computershare, Inc., as well as a sergeant at Harvard College, employed by the Harvard University Police Department in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was trained as a crime prevention specialist and served in this capacity for over 21 years at Harvard. He was also the department’s training officer and assistant court officer. As part of his role as an officer at Harvard, Larry also was a deputy sheriff in both Suffolk and Middlesex counties (Massachusetts). Mr. Fennelly is a frequent speaker and lecturer on CPTED, physical security, school crime, and other issues. He serves as an expert witness who works closely with attorneys in defense as well as plaintiff cases, assisting in case preparation, offering knowledgeable questions to ask the opposing side, etc. He has also done a considerable amount of consultant work throughout the United States. His experience ranges from identifying vulnerabilities to conducting security and lighting surveys, working with architects to design and implement security, and developing long range guard training programs and risk assessments of various facilities. He is also a prolific author. His titles include such well-known security books as "Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design," "Effective Physical Security," and "Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention."

Reviews

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