Effective Physical Security

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Butterworth-Heinemann, Nov 26, 2012 - Social Science - 384 pages
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Effective Physical Security, Fourth 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 authors’ work that set the standard: Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, Fifth Edition.

Designed for easy reference, Effective Physical Security 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 and 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.



  • Required reading for the ASIS Physical Security Professional Certification (PSP) and recommended reading for the CPP certification
  • Provides detailed coverage of Physical Security in an easily accessible reference format with content divided into three major parts: Design, Equipment, and Operations
  • Each chapter is written by a recognized expert security specialist
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Influence of Physical Design
1
Chapter 2 Introduction to Vulnerability Assessment
11
Chapter 3 Security Surveys and the Audit
41
Chapter 4 Approaches to Physical Security
77
Chapter 5 Protective Barriers
93
Chapter 6 Physical Barriers
97
Chapter 7 Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention
117
Chapter 8 Safes Vaults and Accessories
169
Chapter 13 Access Control and Badges
257
CHAPTER 14 FENCE STANDARDS
269
Chapter 15 Stages of Fire
277
Compliance and Your Security Program Including Global Resources
283
Chapter 17 Information Technology Systems Infrastructure
293
Chapter 18 Security Officers and Equipment Monitoring
325
Chapter 19 Glass and Windows
329
Chapter 20 Doors
335

Chapter 9 Security Lighting
181
Intrusion Detection Systems
191
Chapter 11 Video Technology Overview
213
Chapter 12 Biometrics Characteristics
255
Chapter 21 Physical Security
339
Chapter 22 Fiber Optics and Robots
355
INDEX
359
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About the author (2012)

Lawrence J. Fennelly is an internationally recognized authority on crime prevention, security planning and analysis, and on the study of how environmental factors (CPTED), physical hardware, alarms, lighting, site design, management practices, litigation consultants, security policies and procedures, and guard management contribute to criminal victimization.

Mr. Fennelly was previously employed with Apollo Security, Computershare, Inc., as well as a sergeant at Harvard College, employed by the Harvard University Police Department in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was trained as a crime prevention specialist and served in this capacity for over 21 years at Harvard. He was also the department’s training officer and assistant court officer. As part of his role as an officer at Harvard, Larry also was a deputy sheriff in both Suffolk and Middlesex counties (Massachusetts).

Mr. Fennelly is a frequent speaker and lecturer on CPTED, physical security, school crime, and other issues. He serves as an expert witness who works closely with attorneys in defense as well as plaintiff cases, assisting in case preparation, offering knowledgeable questions to ask the opposing side, etc. He has also done a considerable amount of consultant work throughout the United States. His experience ranges from identifying vulnerabilities to conducting security and lighting surveys, working with architects to design and implement security, and developing long range guard training programs and risk assessments of various facilities.

He is also a prolific author. His titles include such well-known security books as "Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design," "Effective Physical Security," and "Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention."

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