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Effective Physical Security,9780124158924
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Effective Physical Security



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This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 10/15/2012.
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The fourth edition of Effective Physical Security contains contributions from expert security specialists in the field providing you with a wealth of practical information on physical security and the process of securing a facility from electronic surveillance and wiretapping to fundamental perimeter security principles. The chapters in this book were carefully selected with you, the practitioner, in mind. This new edition of Effective Physical Security includes brand new chapters on ISO Standards for Risk Assessment & Risk Management; Information Security for Practitioners; Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED); Bomb Threat and Physical Security Planning; as well as new content conforming to the most recent ASIS Standards. Also, new to this edition are new, smaller chapters, broken down into specific topics, e. g. Biometrics, Access Control, Access Control Cards, Alarms, lighting, CCTV, etc. New and updated CPP & PSP study review material has also been added to bring this book in compliance as required reading for ASIS Physical Security Professional (PSP)T professional certification. *Required reading for the ASIS Physical Security Professional Certification (PSP) and recommended reading for the ASIS CRISP certification *Provides detailed coverage of Physical Security in an easily accessible reference format. *Each chapter is written by a specialist in the area *Designed for easy reference, the text is divided into three major parts: Design, Equipment, and Operations. *Includes lecture slides for each chapter and Respondus test bank

Author Biography

Lawrence J. Fennelly, Security Manager, CPO, CSS, CHS III, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Influence of Physical Designp. 1
Introduction to Vulnerability Assessmentp. 11
Security Surveys and the Auditp. 41
Approaches to Physical Securityp. 77
Protective Barriersp. 93
Physical Barriersp. 97
Use of Locks in Physical Crime Preventionp. 117
Safes, Vaults, and Accessoriesp. 169
Security Lightingp. 181
Alarms: Intrusion Detection Systemsp. 191
Video Technology Overviewp. 213
Biometrics Characteristicsp. 255
Access Control and Badgesp. 257
Fence Standardsp. 269
Stages of Firep. 277
Standards, Regulations, and Guidelines: Compliance and Your Security Program, Including Global Resourcesp. 283
Information Technology Systems Infrastructurep. 293
Security Officers and Equipment Monitoringp. 325
Glass and Windowsp. 329
Doorsp. 335
Physical Securityp. 339
Fiber Optics and Robotsp. 355
Indexp. 359
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