Introduction to security

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Introduction to Security, Seventh Edition, presents the latest in security issues from security equipment and design theory to security management practice. This complete revision of the classic textbook has been reorganized to reflect the industry changes since the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks.

It includes new coverage throughout of terrorism as it relates to cargo and travel security, potential areas of attack and target hardening techniques, and the use of current technologies to combat new threats.

The book begins with a new chapter on the development of Homeland Security in the United States. Traditional physical and guard security is covered in addition to advances in the electronic and computer security areas, including biometric security, access control, CCTV surveillance advances, as well as the growing computer security issues of identity theft and computer fraud.

The Seventh Edition provides the most comprehensive breakdown of security issues for the student while detailing the latest trends, legislation, and technology in the private and government sectors for real-world application in students' future careers. As the definitive resource for anyone entering or currently working in the security industry, this book will also benefit law enforcement personnel, security consultants, security managers, security guards and other security professionals, and individuals responsible for Homeland Security.

* Examines the attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the lasting impact on the security industry * Expanded figures and photographs support new coverage of emerging security issues * Recommended reading for the American Society for Industrial Security's (ASIS) Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP) exams
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table_of_contents Origins and development of 21st century security -- Defining security's role -- Career opportunities in loss prevention -- Security education, training, certification, and regulation -- Homeland security : security & loss prevention since September 11th, 2001 and beyond -- Security and the law -- Risk analysis, security surveys, and insurance -- Interior and exterior security concerns -- The outer defenses : building and perimeter protection -- The inner defenses : intrusion and access control -- Contingency planning, fire protection, emergency response, and safety -- Internal theft controls/personnel issues -- Transportation security issues and regulation -- Violence and drug use in the workplace -- Retail security -- Terrorism--a global perspective -- Computer technology and information security issues -- Selected security threats of the 21st century -- Security : the future.
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