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Design And Evaluation Of Physical Protection Systems

Author : Mary Lynn Garcia
ISBN : 9780080554280
Genre : Social Science
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Design and Evaluation of Physical Security Systems, Second Edition, includes updated references to security expectations and changes since 9/11. The threat chapter includes references to new threat capabilities in Weapons of Mass Destruction, and a new figure on hate crime groups in the US. All the technology chapters have been reviewed and updated to include technology in use since 2001, when the first edition was published. Garcia has also added a new chapter that shows how the methodology described in the book is applied in transportation systems. College faculty who have adopted this text have suggested improvements and these have been incorporated as well. This second edition also includes some references to the author's recent book on Vulnerability Assessment, to link the two volumes at a high level. New chapter on transportation systems Extensively updated chapter on threat definition Major changes to response chapter

Vulnerability Assessment Of Physical Protection Systems

Author : Mary Lynn Garcia
ISBN : 9780080481678
Genre : Social Science
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Vulnerability Assessment of Physical Protection Systems guides the reader through the topic of physical security with a unique, detailed and scientific approach. The book describes the entire vulnerability assessment (VA) process, from the start of planning through final analysis and out brief to senior management. It draws heavily on the principles introduced in the author’s best-selling Design and Evaluation of Physical Protection Systems and allows readers to apply those principles and conduct a VA that is aligned with system objectives and achievable with existing budget and personnel resources. The text covers the full spectrum of a VA, including negotiating tasks with the customer; project management and planning of the VA; team membership; and step-by-step details for performing the VA, data collection and analysis. It also provides important notes on how to use the VA to suggest design improvements and generate multiple design options. The text ends with a discussion of how to out brief the results to senior management in order to gain their support and demonstrate the return on investment of their security dollar. Several new tools are introduced to help readers organize and use the information at their sites and allow them to mix the physical protection system with other risk management measures to reduce risk to an acceptable level at an affordable cost and with the least operational impact. This book will be of interest to physical security professionals, security managers, security students and professionals, and government officials. Guides the reader through the topic of physical security doing so with a unique, detailed and scientific approach Takes the reader from beginning to end and step-by-step through a Vulnerability Assessment Over 150 figures and tables to illustrate key concepts

The Design And Evaluation Of Physical Protection Systems Second Edition

Author : Mary Lynn Garcia
ISBN : OCLC:999572150
Genre : Security systems
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Physical Protection System Design And Evaluation

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The design of an effective physical protection system includes the determination of physical protection system objectives, initial design of a physical protection system, design evaluation, and probably a redesign or refinement. To develop the objectives, the designer must begin by gathering information about facility operation and conditions, such as a comprehensive description of the facility, operating conditions, and the physical protection requirements. The designer then needs to define the threat. This involves considering factors about potential adversaries: class of adversary, adversary's capabilities, and range of adversary's tactics. Next, the designer should identify targets. Determination of whether or not the materials being protected are attractive targets is based mainly on the ease or difficulty of acquisition and desirability of the material. The designer now knows the objectives of the physical protection system, that is, {open_quotes}what to protect against whom.{close_quotes} The next step is to design the system by determining how best to combine such elements as fences, vaults, sensors and assessment devices, entry control elements, procedures, communication devices, and protective forces personnel to meet the objectives of the system. Once a physical protection system is designed, it must be analyzed and evaluated to ensure it meets the physical protection objectives. Evaluation must allow for features working together to ensure protection rather than regarding each feature separately. Due to the complexity of the protection systems, an evaluation usually requires modeling techniques. If any vulnerabilities are found, the initial system must be redesigned to correct the vulnerabilities and a reevaluation conducted. This paper reviews the physical protection system design and methodology mentioned above. Examples of the steps required and a brief introduction to some of the technologies used in modem physical protections system are given.

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Handbook Of Loss Prevention And Crime Prevention

Author : Lawrence Fennelly
ISBN : 9780123852496
Genre : Social Science
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The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 5e, is a trusted resource for physical security professionals, students, and candidates for the coveted Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification administered by ASIS International. The U.S. government recently announced that employees will have to obtain CPP certification to advance in their careers. Edited by the security practitioner and author Lawrence Fennelly, this handbook gathers in a single volume the key information on each topic from eminent subject-matter experts. Taken together, this material offers a range of approaches for defining security problems and tools for designing solutions in a world increasingly characterized by complexity and chaos. The 5e adds cutting-edge content and up-to-the-minute practical examples of its application to problems from retail crime to disaster readiness. Covers every important topic in the field, including the latest on wireless security applications, data analysis and visualization, situational crime prevention, and global security standards and compliance issues Required reading for the certification DHS selected for its infrastructure security professionals Each chapter is contributed by a top security professional with subject-matter expertise

Effective Physical Security

Author : Lawrence Fennelly
ISBN : 9780128044957
Genre : Social Science
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Effective Physical Security, Fifth Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements and latest developments in physical security protection. This new edition is completely updated, with new chapters carefully selected from the author’s work that set the standard. This book contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, and CCTV, the latest ISO standards for risk assessment and risk management, physical security planning, network systems infrastructure, and environmental design. Provides detailed coverage of physical security in an easily accessible format Presents information that should be required reading for ASIS International’s Physical Security Professional (PSP) certification Incorporates expert contributors in the field of physical security, while maintaining a consistent flow and style Serves the needs of multiple audiences, as both a textbook and professional desk reference Blends theory and practice, with a specific focus on today’s global business and societal environment, and the associated security, safety, and asset protection challenges Includes useful information on the various and many aids appearing in the book Features terminology, references, websites, appendices to chapters, and checklists

Railway Infrastructure Security

Author : Roberto Setola
ISBN : 9783319044262
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This comprehensive monograph addresses crucial issues in the protection of railway systems, with the objective of enhancing the understanding of railway infrastructure security. Based on analyses by academics, technology providers and railway operators, it explains how to assess terrorist and criminal threats, design countermeasures, and implement effective security strategies. In so doing, it draws upon a range of experiences from different countries in Europe and beyond. The book is the first to be devoted entirely to this subject. It will serve as a timely reminder of the attractiveness of the railway infrastructure system as a target for criminals and terrorists and, more importantly, as a valuable resource for stakeholders and professionals in the railway security field aiming to develop effective security based on a mix of methodological, technological and organizational tools. Besides researchers and decision makers in the field, the book will appeal to students interested in critical infrastructure protection.

Design Guidance And Evaluation Methodology For Fixed Site Physical Protection Systems Description Implementation And Testing Of Design Guidance And Evaluation Methodology

Author : Harold A. Bennett
ISBN : UOM:39015041105316
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The Executive Protection Professional S Manual

Author : Philip Holder
ISBN : 0750698683
Genre : Business & Economics
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There is a big difference between an "Executive Protection Professional" and a "Bodyguard." This book separates truth from myth. Two authors, both experts in their respective fields, give you the facts and critical knowledge about the field of executive protection. Together they provide a wealth of knowledge about this unique and exciting field. This book not only explains what it takes to be an executive protection specialist but gives other valuable information as well. This includes, tips on defensive tactics, bomb search, searching for bugging devices, firearms training tips, defensive and evasive driving, and advance reconnaissance. This unique book also covers how to select the area of executive protection that you would like to work in, what you should make, the interview, and stories from real life experiences of an executive protection professional. Philip Holder is the creator of the Six Zone Safeguard System of Self Defense (Sometimes called the Sidewinder System after his "Sidewinder Executive Protection Consultants"). He is also the chief Instructor and Grandmaster of the North American Wing Chun Association and its Ying Gi Ga method of Wing Chun Kung Fu. His many years as an executive protection professional (EPP), his work as an executive protection consultant, and as a personal trainer, along with his 35 years in the martial arts and his experience in full contact fighting all come together to provide a true sense of realism in his classes and seminars. Donna Lea Hawley is a retired lawyer who has written a number of books and articles on law, firearms, hunter education, and self defense. She teaches seminars on sports liability, shooting, carrying concealed weapons, the law of self defense and use of deadly force, and self defense for the past fifteen years. She is a firearms instructor who has taught over a thousand people shooting skills and firearms safety. She holds six NRA Instructor Certifications. Describes the attributes, principles, and practices of the qualified protection professional Introduction to those considering entering the field Valuable source of continuing education for current practitioners

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