Contemporary Security Management

Contemporary Security Management

2nd Edition - October 4, 2005

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  • Author: John Fay
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476827

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Contemporary Security Management, Second Edition, is the most comprehensive and up-to-date security management book available. The book is designed to provide the hard facts on modern practices to efficiently and effectively run a security department. It covers such vital topics as leadership in management, employee relations, risk management and mitigation, terrorism, information security, access control, investigations, substance abuse, workplace violence, and emergency management. New topics covered include terrorism and the post 9/11 government mandate to perform standard vulnerability assessments for various industries. All the chapters have been updated and include the latest trends, technologies, and best practice procedures. Case studies throughout the text provide real-world examples and solutions to management issues. Samples of security plans and procedures, checklists, diagrams and illustrations aid in explaining a wide range of critical concepts. The book serves as an indispensable working tool for students in security management courses, security managers, and other security professionals at all levels of experience.

Key Features

• Offers an experience-proven, practical approach to the business of security
• Includes case studies throughout the text provide real-world examples and solutions to management issues.
• Contains samples of security plans and procedures, checklists, diagrams and illustrations aid in explaining a wide range of critical concepts

Readership

PRIMARY MARKET: (audience)
Students in security management courses; Security Managers, other security professionals

SECONDARY MARKET: (audience)

Table of Contents


  • Chapter 1: Historical Roots
    Chapter 2: Strategy
    Chapter 3: Leading
    Chapter 4: Organizing
    Chapter 5: Managing People
    Chapter 6: Budget Management
    Chapter 7: Managing Change
    Chapter 8: Making Decisions
    Chapter 9: Managing Risk
    Chapter 10: Managing Guard Operations
    Chapter 11: Managing Physical Security
    Chapter 12: Managing Access Control
    Chapter 13: Managing Investigations
    Chapter 14: Preemployment Screening
    Chapter 15: Emergency Management
    Chapter 16: Incident Management
    Chapter 17: Information Security
    Chapter 18: Substance Abuse Prevention
    Chapter 19: Executive Protection
    Chapter 20: Workplace Violence
    Chapter 21: Security Awareness
    Chapter 22: Vulnerability Assessment
    Chapter 23: Security System Design
    Chapter 24: The Nature of Terrorism
    Chapter 25: Counterterrorism
    Chapter 26: Weapons of Mass Destruction
    Chapter 27: Assessment of the Terrorist Threat
    Chapter 28: Critical National Infrastructure

Product details

  • No. of pages: 544
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2005
  • Published: October 4, 2005
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080476827

About the Author

John Fay

Mr. Fay was a special agent of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) and later the Director of the National Crime Prevention Institute at the University of Louisville. He has held security management positions in the petroleum industry while teaching at the university level. He holds the Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Hawaii, and is a well-known and respected author of many books, including Butterworth's Security Dictionary: Terms and Concepts, Drug Testing, Encyclopedia of Security Management: Techniques and Technology, and Model Security Policies, Plans, and Procedures, all by Butterworth-Heinemann.Was a special agent of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) and later the Director of the National Crime Prevention Institute. Former manager of security for British Petroleum's operations in the Gulf of Mexico. He was previously an adjunct professor at the University of North Florida and the University of Houston.

Affiliations and Expertise

former Director of National Crime Prevention Institute, Atlanta, GA, USA

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