The Manager's Handbook for Corporate Security

1st Edition

Establishing and Managing a Successful Assets Protection Program

Authors:

Description

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

Readership

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

Table of Contents

I: An Introduction to Today's Corporate Global Marketplace A Short History of Corporate Security Introduction to the Profession of 21st Century Corporate Security II: The Corporate Security Manager The International Widget Corporation (IWC) The Role of the Corporate Security Manager Establishing and Managing a Corporate Security Department III: The Corporate Security Functions Administrative Security Physical Security Out-Source or Proprietary? Personnel Security Security Education and Awareness Training; Fire Protection; Contingency Planning; Investigations Government Security Information Security Executive Protection Event Security IV: The Corporate Security Profession Meeting the Corporate Security Education and Training Needs Ethics and the Corporate Security Professional The Future of the Corporate Security Profession

Details

No. of pages:
463
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080496245
Print ISBN:
9780750674874

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

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

Reviews

"Dr. Kovacich and Mr. Halibozek provide an integrated 'how to' approach to implementing a cost-effective, business-oriented corporate assets protection program. Their book will help corporate security professionals in meeting the challenges of the 21st century." - Howard A. Schmidt, Chairman, President's Infrastructure Protection Boards; Former President, Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) A comprehensive guide... ...covers more than just the fundamental elements required to protect people, property and facilities. New and experienced managers alike will find information and practical advice to aid in developing strategic and tactical plans and managing daily operations. - Law Enforcement Technology In this book, authors Gerald L. Kovacich and Edward P. Halibozek clearly present what global security managers should expect in this environment and provide them with the basic tools to carry out their duties. While the authors focus on corporate asset protection for both new and experienced security professionals, the book speaks even more broadly to the security field in general. Few other books map out a progressive management plan for the novice while maintaining enough new materials for experts. Concepts introduced by the authors are blended beautifully in a case study of a fictitious global corporation. Flow charts and additional case studies allow the reader to grasp ideas in context. …it would appeal to practitioners, consultants, and students alike. – Security Management The Manager’s Handbook for Corporate Security covers more than just the fundamental elements which are required to protect people, property, and facilities. This comprehensive guide shows security managers how to handle a multitude of functions and includes proven processes, flow charts, and checklists which can be used “as is” or quickly adapted to fit a company’s needs. New and experienced managers