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Table of Contents
- SECTION ONE – INTRODUCTION TO INTEGRATED SECURITY SYSTEMS
1 – Introduction and Organization of the Book
2 – Integrated Security System Design Benefits and Philosophy
3 – History of Electronic Security
SECTION TWO – SECURITY SYSTEM DESIGN
4 – Security System Design Elements
5 – Electronics Elements (High Level Discussion)
6 – Electronics Elements (Detailed Discussion)
7 – Physical Security Elements
8 – The Security Design Process
9 – Preliminary Steps in the Design Process
10 – Getting Down to the Actual Design
SECTION THREE - SPECIAL DESIGN SECTIONS
11 – Information Technology Systems Infrastructure
12 – Radio Frequency Systems
13 – Interfacing to Legacy Systems and Emerging Technologies
14 – Interfacing to Related Systems
15 – Delaying Technologies and Response Technologies
16 – Alarm Detection and Emerging Video Technologies
17 – Design Standards Development
18 – System Finalization and Commissioning Steps
19 – System Implementation
- No. of pages: 472
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2007
- Published: January 23, 2007
- Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
- eBook ISBN: 9780080471440
About the Author
Thomas L. Norman, CPP, PSP, CSC, is an internationally acclaimed security risk management and enterprise-class security system design consultant with experience in the United States, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Mr. Norman has experience in security designs for critical infrastructure including oil and gas terminals, lines, and distribution centers; mass transit and vehicle transportation systems including air security, rail, and marine facilities and systems; long-span suspension and truss bridges; and central banking, utility and financial facilities. Mr. Norman’s extended experience includes a large number of chemical, petrochemical, banking, government, corporate facilities, hospitality, healthcare, venues, and museums.
Mr. Norman’s unique processes focus on identifying and securing the underlying causes of building system vulnerabilities, that is, business processes, technologies, and cultures that encourage the development of vulnerabilities to the detriment of the organization. As the author of the industry reference manual on integrated security system design, and with more than 35 years of experience in design, construction management and commissioning, Mr. Norman is considered one of the industry’s leading design consultants, worldwide, having contributed many industry design firsts including Video Pursuit and REAPs design concepts, among others.
Mr. Norman has developed formulas and detailed processes that are used by the entire security industry to calculate the effectiveness of security programs and security program elements and also overall security program cost-effectiveness.
Mr. Norman has authored four books: for the American Institute of Architects, "Security Planning and Design – A Guide for Architects and Building Owners"; "Integrated Security Systems Design" (Elsevier); "Risk Analysis and Security Countermeasures Selection" (CRC Press); and "Electronic Access Control" (Elsevier). His works have been quoted and referenced by organizations such as the Cato Institute, NBC, and Security Management.
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