Risk Analysis and the Security Survey

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Elsevier, 2000 - Political Science - 352 pages
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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
  

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Contents

RISK
1
VULNERABILITY AND THREAT IDENTIFICATION
7
RISK MEASUREMENT
21
QUANTIFYING AND PRIORITIZING LOSS POTENTIAL
29
COSTBENEFIT ANALYSIS
35
AN OVERVIEW
41
MANAGEMENT AUDIT TECHNIQUES AND THE PRELIMINARY SURVEY
51
THE SURVEY REPORT
69
RESPONSE PLANNING
167
CRISIS MANAGEMENT PLANNING FOR KIDNAP
203
MONITORING SAFEGUARDS
213
THE SECURITY CONSULTANT
219
APPENDICES
231
B Danger Signs of Fraud Embezzlement and Theft
253
Professional Practices for Business Continuity Planners
261
Sample BIA Introduction Letter
307

CRIME PREDICTION
81
DETERMINING INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
97
BUSINESS IMPACT ANALYSIS
107
BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING
133
PLAN DOCUMENTATION
155
F How to Establish Notice
327
G Handling Media Inquiries
333
Disaster
341
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