The Manager's Handbook for Corporate Security

The Manager's Handbook for Corporate Security

Establishing and Managing a Successful Assets Protection Program

1st Edition - March 7, 2003

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  • Authors: Gerald Kovacich, Edward Halibozek
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780750674874
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080496245

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Kovacich and Halibozek offer you the benefit of more than 55 years of combined experience in government and corporate security. Throughout the book, the authors use a fictional global corporation as a model to provide continual real-world challenges and solutions. New and experienced managers alike will find a wealth of information and practical advice to help you develop strategic and tactical plans and manage your daily operations.

Key Features

  • Contains real case examples to illustrate practical application of concepts
  • Thoroughly covers the integration of physical, computer and information security goals for complete security awareness
  • A handy reference for managers to quickly find and implement the security solutions they need


Security managers and professionals, corporate/ industrial security officers, and facilities directors.

Table of Contents

  • Section I: An Introduction to Today's Corporate Global Marketplace: It's a New Century and a New World
    Ch. 1 New and Old Threats to Corporate Assets and What to Do About Them
    Ch. 2 A Short History of Corporate Security
    Ch. 3 Introduction to the Profession of 21st Century Corporate Security
    Section II: The Corporate Security Manager
    Ch. 4 The International Widget Corporation (IWC)
    Ch. 5 The Role of the Corporate Security Manager
    Ch. 6 Establishing and Managing a Corporate Security Department
    Section III: The Corporate Security Functions
    Ch. 7 Administrative Security
    Ch. 8 Physical Security
    Ch. 9 Out-Source or Proprietary?
    Ch. 10 Personnel Security
    Ch. 11 Security Education and Awareness Training;
    Ch. 12 Fire Protection; Contingency Planning;
    Ch. 13 Investigations
    Ch. 14 Government Security
    Ch. 15 Information Security
    Ch. 16 Executive Protection
    Ch. 17 Event Security
    Section IV: The Corporate Security Profession: How to Develop and Maintain a Corporate Security Career Development Program
    Ch. 18 Meeting the Corporate Security Education and Training Needs
    Ch. 19 Ethics and the Corporate Security Professional
    Ch. 20 The Future of the Corporate Security Profession

Product details

  • No. of pages: 463
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2003
  • Published: March 7, 2003
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780750674874
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080496245

About the Authors

Gerald Kovacich

Dr. Gerald L. Kovacich has more than 40 years of experience in industrial, business and government security, investigations, information systems security, and information warfare, both in the U.S. Government as a special agent, in international corporations, and subsequently as an international consultant and lecturer. He retired as the Information Warfare Technologist, Northrop Grumman Corporation to pursue a career as an international consultant, lecturer and writer.

Affiliations and Expertise

Security consultant, lecturer, and author, Oak Harbor, WA, USA

Edward Halibozek

Edward P. Halibozek is currently a corporate vice president of security for a Fortune 100 company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. He holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice and an MBA in business. Mr. Halibozek is an experienced lecturer and has written and published many articles, papers, plans, policies and procedures related to corporate security.

Mr. Halibozek is the former Chairperson for the Aerospace Industries Association, Industrial Security Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Chief Special Agents Association in Los Angeles California. Mr. Halibozek served for four years as an Industry member to the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC).

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Corporate VP of Security for a Fortune 100 company, Los Angeles, CA, USA

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