The Corporate Security Professional's Handbook on Terrorism is a professional reference that clarifies the difference between terrorism against corporations and their assets, versus terrorism against government assets. It addresses the existing misconceptions regarding how terrorism does or does not affect corporations, and provides security professionals and business executives with a better understanding of how terrorism may impact them.
Consisting three sections, Section I provides an explanation of what terrorism is, its history, who engages in it, and why. Section II focuses on helping the security professional develop and implement an effective anti-terrorism program in order to better protect the employees and assets of the corporation. Section III discusses the future as it relates to the likelihood of having to deal with terrorism.
The book provides the reader with a practitioner’s guide, augmented by a historical assessment of terrorism and its impact to corporations, enabling them to immediately put in place useful security processes and methods to protect their corporate interests against potential acts of terror. This is guide is an essential tool for preparing security professionals and company executives to operate in an increasingly hostile global business environment.
- Features case studies involving acts of terror perpetrated against corporate interests
- Provides coverage of the growing business practice of outsourcing security
- Remains practical and straightforward in offering strategies on physically securing premises, determining risk, protecting employees, and implementing emergency planning
PRIMARY MARKET: Corporate and industrial security professionals; other corporate executives with responsibility for protecting corporate and company facilities, people and other assets; ASIS.
SECONDARY MARKET: Other corporate managers, students in international business courses.
Section I: An Introduction to the Global World of Terrorism
Chapter 1: What is Terrorism?
Chapter 2: A Short History of Terrorism
Chapter 3: Old and New Groups
Chapter 4: Case Studies of Terrorists Attacks
Section II Establishing and Managing a Corporate Anti-Terrorist Program
Chapter 5: Determining the Corporate Risks to Terrorists’ Attacks
Chapter 6: Physically Securing Corporate Premises to Mitigate Attacks
Chapter 7: Protecting Employees from Terrorists Attacks
Chapter 8: Preparing For a Terrorists Attack – Emergency Planning and Implementation
Chapter 9: Operational Security Methods to Mitigate Terrorist Attacks
Chapter 10: Coordinating and Planning with Anti-Terrorist Agencies – Counterterrorism Efforts Within the Corporate Environment
Section III The Future World
Chapter 11: The Future Global Security Business Environment
Chapter 12: The Future of International Terrorism
Chapter 13: The Future of Security Professionals in Fighting Terrorism
Chapter 14: Summary
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2008
- 28th August 2007
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