Description : Machine generated contents note: Part I: The Treatment and Analysis of Risk Chapter 1: Risk Chapter 2: Vulnerability and Threat Identification Chapter 3: Risk Measurement Chapter 4: Quantifying and Prioritizing Loss Potential Chapter 5: Cost/Benefit Analysis Chapter 6: Other Risk Analysis Methodologies Chapter 7: The Security Survey: An Overview Chapter 8: Management Audit Techniques and the Preliminary Survey Chapter 9: The Survey Report Chapter 10: Crime Prediction Chapter 11: Determining Insurance Requirements Part II: Emergency Managment and Business Continuity Planning Chapter 12: Emergency Management: A Brief Introduction Chapter 13: Emergency Response Planning Chapter 14: Business Continuity Planning Chapter 15: Business Impact Analysis Chapter 16: Plan Documentation Chapter 17: Crisis Management Chapter 18: Monitoring Safeguards Chapter 19: The Security Consultant .
Description : Risk Analysis and the Security Survey, Second Edition provides an understanding of the principles of risk analysis to security students and professionals, which will help them produce more effective, results-oriented security surveys geared to the ever-changing needs of the organization. This new edition provides the readers, professional and practitioners alike with new information essential to meeting their professional obligations with regard to crisis management planning, business continuity planning, disaster response and recovery as well as many other issues facing the security industry today. This book is a "must have" for all security professionals studying risk analysis and loss control. The most fundamental philosophy of risk control, design and implementation is to make the security program as self-sufficient as possible in all matters pertaining to security. This includes the two-sided coin of risk control: (1) the protection of assets by identifying, analyzing and prioritizing the risk, and (2) contingency and disaster recovery planning. Business Impact Analysis (BIA) which covers Project Planning, Data Collection, Data Analysis and Report of Findings,Prediction of Criminal Behavior Updated statistical information and practical case examples Geared to help professionals and students produce more effective results-oriented security surveys
Description : This book provides a comprehensive survey of state-of-the-art techniques for the security of critical infrastructures, addressing both logical and physical aspects from an engineering point of view. Recently developed methodologies and tools for CI analysis as well as strategies and technologies for CI protection are investigated in the following strongly interrelated and multidisciplinary main fields: - Vulnerability analysis and risk assessment - Threat prevention, detection and response - Emergency planning and management Each of the aforementioned topics is addressed considering both theoretical aspects and practical applications. Emphasis is given to model-based holistic evaluation approaches as well as to emerging protection technologies, including smart surveillance through networks of intelligent sensing devices. Critical Infrastructure Security can be used as a self-contained reference handbook for both practitioners and researchers or even as a textbook for master/doctoral degree students in engineering or related disciplines.More specifically, the topic coverage of the book includes: - Historical background on threats to critical infrastructures - Model-based risk evaluation and management approaches - Security surveys and game-theoretic vulnerability assessment - Federated simulation for interdependency analysis - Security operator training and emergency preparedness - Intelligent multimedia (audio-video) surveillance - Terahertz body scanners for weapon and explosive detection - Security system design (intrusion detection / access control) - Dependability and resilience of computer networks (SCADA / cyber-security) - Wireless smart-sensor networks and structural health monitoring - Information systems for crisis response and emergency management - Early warning, situation awareness and decision support software
Description : Effective Physical Security, Third Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements to physical security protection. The book contains completely updated sections that have been carefully selected from the previous Butterworth-Heinemann publication, Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 4E. Designed for easy reference, the Third Edition contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, CCTV as well as a new chapter covering the latest in physical security design and planning for Homeland Security. The new edition continues to serve as a valuable reference for experienced security practitioners as well as students in undergraduate and graduate security programs. - Each chapter has been contributed to by top professionals in the security industry - Over 80 figures illustrate key security concepts discussed - Numerous appendices, checklists, and glossaries support the easy-to-reference organization - Each chapter has been contributed to by top professionals in the security industry - Over 80 figures illustrate key security concepts discussed - Numerous appendices, checklists, and glossaries support the easy-to-reference organization
Description : Strategic Security Management supports data driven security that is measurable, quantifiable and practical. Written for security professionals and other professionals responsible for making security decisions as well as for security management and criminal justice students, this text provides a fresh perspective on the risk assessment process. It also provides food for thought on protecting an organization’s assets, giving decision makers the foundation needed to climb the next step up the corporate ladder. Strategic Security Management fills a definitive need for guidelines on security best practices. The book also explores the process of in-depth security analysis for decision making, and provides the reader with the framework needed to apply security concepts to specific scenarios. Advanced threat, vulnerability, and risk assessment techniques are presented as the basis for security strategies. These concepts are related back to establishing effective security programs, including program implementation, management, and evaluation. The book also covers metric-based security resource allocation of countermeasures, including security procedures, personnel, and electronic measures. Strategic Security Management contains contributions by many renowned security experts, such as Nick Vellani, Karl Langhorst, Brian Gouin, James Clark, Norman Bates, and Charles Sennewald. Provides clear direction on how to meet new business demands on the security professional Guides the security professional in using hard data to drive a security strategy, and follows through with the means to measure success of the program Covers threat assessment, vulnerability assessment, and risk assessment - and highlights the differences, advantages, and disadvantages of each
Description : Details the key impacts and risk assessment within the context of technology-enabled information (TEI). This volume is designed as a secondary text for graduate students, and also for a professional audience of researchers and practitioners in industry.
Description : "Designed for easy reference, the Fourth Edition contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, and CCTV as well as new chapters covering the latest in the ISO standards for Risk Assessment & Risk Management, physical security planning, network systems infrastructure, and environmental design. This new edition continues to serve as a valuable reference for experienced security practitioners as well as students in undergraduate and graduate security programs"--
Description : One of the seventeen critical infrastructures vital to the security of the United States, the water supply system remains largely unprotected from the threat of terrorism, including possible revenge by Al Qaeda over the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Recognizing and identifying prospective events of terrorism against the water infrastructure is critical to the protection of the nation, as the consequences triggered by a terrorist attack on the water supply would be devastating. Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure: Safety and Security provides a unique quantitative risk assessment methodology for protection and security against terrorist contamination, vandalism, attacks against dams, and other threats to water supply systems. Focusing on the human safety, environmental, and economic consequences triggered by potential terrorist attacks and other threats, the book presents: The development of an integrated approach of risk assessment based upon the cumulative prospect theory The qualitative/quantitative processes and models for security and safe facility operations as required by EPA, DHS, and other governmental and regulatory agencies The application of an integrated model to the risk assessment of surface water, dams, wells, wastewater treatment facilities, reservoirs, and aqueducts of large urban regions The development of intelligence analysis incorporating risk assessment for terrorism prevention Finally, the book presents the legal and regulatory requirements and policy related to the protection and security of water infrastructure from terrorism and natural hazards to both human health and the environment. By analyzing potential terrorist risks against the water supply, strategic improvements in U.S. water infrastructure security may be achieved, including changes in policy, incorporation of intrusion detection technology, increased surveillance, and increased intelligence. More information can be found on the author's website.