9780131137929

Security Management : An Introduction

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131137929

  • ISBN 10:

    0131137921

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2005
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Security Management: An Introduction, Second Edition, opens the door to a twenty-first century view of security and addresses asset protection operations and management in the post 9/11 era. It utilizes a unique approach as it presents management strategies for loss prevention as well as an overview of the security field. This book is comprehensive, highlighting the multitude of security-related subjects while avoiding unnecessary discussion. It balances the business and legal orientations of security management and it discusses security from the public as well as the private perspectives. This book also addresses the nature. scope and history of security services; the essential elements of security, types of security organizations. regulation and professionalism. the impact of economic and social globalization, and the future of security management. The text identifies criminal as well as non-criminal threats to individuals and organizations: confronts the legal issues associated with security management; outlines the process of risk management as well as security planning and program administration; and examines the security management triad of physical, personnel, and information security. Investigations, criminal and business intelligence operations, reporting, and over 20 identifiable security environments. applications, and services in specific settings are discussed. The book also incorporates the findings of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International Academic/Practitioner Symposia. This book may be used as a text in security management, criminal justice, or business courses or as a reference for security managers. Those pursuing an ASIS International Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation will discover that this book is a must read when preparing for the CPP exam.

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