Exploring the Security Landscape: Non-Traditional Security Challenges

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Anthony J. Masys
Springer, Feb 11, 2016 - Technology & Engineering - 325 pages
This book provides international perspective for those studying or working in the security domain, from enforcement to policy. It focuses on non-traditional threats in a landscape that has been described as transnational in nature and incorporates natural disasters, gang violence, extremism and terrorism, amongst other issues. Chapters provide innovative thinking on themes including cyber security, maritime security, transnational crime, human security, globalization and economic security. Relevant theoretical frameworks are presented and readers are expertly guided through complex threats, from matters pertaining to health security which pose threats not only to humans but also have significant national security implications, to issues regarding critical infrastructure vulnerability and the complexity of understanding terrorist operations. Authors reveal how emerging uncertainties regarding global critical infrastructure and supply chain security, food security, and health security are linked to the notion of human security. Security professionals, policy makers and academics will all gain from the insights, strategies and perspectives in this book. It builds understanding of the deepening and broadening domain of security studies and provides a valuable reference text for courses on security studies and international relations.

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1 Introduction
A CrossCountry Comparison
3 National Security in a Hyperconnected World
4 Is Maritime Security a Traditional Security Challenge?
5 Pandemic Influenza Planning for the Mental Health Security of Survivors of Mass Deaths
6 An Evaluation of the Police Response to GangRelated Violence and Future Security Threats
7 Scanning the Consequences of Demographic Change for the Emerging Security Landscape
An Analysis of the Strait of Malacca
Embracing a Network Mindset
Emerging Challenges in the Telecommunications Industry
Crime Script Analysis Through DODAF Applications
Beyond the Castle Model of CyberSecurity
The Importance of Safeguarding the Food Supply for Civil Security
The Information Warfare of Terrorism
From World Risk Society to a Networked Risk Model

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