Introduction to Security

By: Robert Fischer

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Introduction to Security, Seventh Edition is a complete revision of the classic text. This edition presents the latest in security issues from security equipment and design theory to security management practice and has been reorganized to reflect the industry changes since the 9-11-01 World Trade Center attacks. It begins with a new chapter on the movement of Homeland Security in the United States and includes new coverage throughout the book of terrorism as it relates to: cargo and travel security, potential areas of attack and target hardening techniques, and the use of current technologies to combat new threats. Traditional physical and guard security is covered in addition to the advances in the electronic and computer security areas including biometric security, access control, CCTV surveillance advances, as well as the growing computer security issues of identity theft and computer fraud.The Seventh Edition provides the most comprehensive breakdown of security issues for the student while detailing the latest trends, legislation, and technology to interest experienced security professionals alike.* Examines the attacks of September 11th, 2001 and the lasting impact on the security industry* Expanded figures and photographs support new coverage of emerging security issues* Recommended reading for the American Society for Industrial Security's (ASIS) Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP) exams
Publication Date:
24 / 01 / 2004

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