Electronic Security Systems

Electronic Security Systems

A Manager's Guide to Evaluating and Selecting System Solutions

1st Edition - November 29, 2006

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  • Author: Robert Pearson
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080494708

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Electronic Security Systems is a book written to help the security professional understand the various electronic security functional components and the ways these components interconnect. Providing a holistic approach to solving security issues, this book discusses such topics as integrating electronic functions, developing a system, component philosophy, possible long-term issues, and the culture within a corporation. The book uses a corporate environment as its example; however, the basic issues can be applied to virtually any environment.For a security professional to be effective, he or she needs to understand the electronics as they are integrated into a total security system. Electronic Security Systems allows the professional to do just that, and is an invaluable addition to any security library.

Key Features

* Provides a well-written and concise overview of electronic security systems and their functions
* Takes a holistic approach by focusing on the integration of different aspects of electronic security systems
* Includes a collection of practical experiences, solutions, and an approach to solving technical problems


Security managers, security consultants, new professionals entering the security field, physical security and risk assessment professionals, security guards and guard training companies, CCTV and alarm system installers, and locksmiths.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Electronic Access Control
    Chapter 2 Badge Making
    Chapter 3 Biometrics
    Chapter 4 Electronic Alarm Systems
    Chapter 5 Fire Systems
    Chapter 6 Exterior and Interior Security Sensors
    Chapter 7 Closed Circuit Television
    Chapter 8 Wireless
    Chapter 9 Intercoms and Controls
    Chapter 10 Security Control Center
    Chapter 11 Database Management
    Chapter 12 System Configuration Control
    Chapter 13 Process Automation
    Chapter 14 Building Automation
    Chapter 15 Integration
    Chapter 16 Consolidation
    Chapter 17 Maintenance and Testing
    Chapter 18 Security Design Process
    Chapter 19 Special Compliance
    Chapter 20 Trends

Product details

  • No. of pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2006
  • Published: November 29, 2006
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080494708

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Robert Pearson

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