Effective Physical Security

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 2012 - Political Science - 365 pages
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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)™ 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


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Chapter 1 Influence of Physical Design
Chapter 2 Introduction to Vulnerability Assessment
Chapter 3 Security Surveys and the Audit
Chapter 4 Approaches to Physical Security
Chapter 5 Protective Barriers
Chapter 6 Physical Barriers
Chapter 7 Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention
Chapter 8 Safes Vaults and Accessories
Chapter 13 Access Control and Badges
Chapter 15 Stages of Fire
Compliance and Your Security Program Including Global Resources
Chapter 17 Information Technology Systems Infrastructure
Chapter 18 Security Officers and Equipment Monitoring
Chapter 19 Glass and Windows
Chapter 20 Doors

Chapter 9 Security Lighting
Intrusion Detection Systems
Chapter 11 Video Technology Overview
Chapter 12 Biometrics Characteristics
Chapter 21 Physical Security
Chapter 22 Fiber Optics and Robots

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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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