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NCJ Number: 127842 Find in a Library
Title: Applied Security Management
Author(s): C E Higgins
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 280
Sponsoring Agency: Charles C. Thomas
Springfield, IL 62704
Publication Number: ISBN 0-398-05713-3
Sale Source: Charles C. Thomas
2600 South First Street
Springfield, IL 62704
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Written mainly for security managers and executives, this text is intended to provide a complete guide to the management of the day-to-day operations of a security department.
Abstract: The discussion rests on the systems approach to security and involves a balanced security program consisting of staff, systems hardware, and administrative procedures to provide the most effective level of security protection for people, property, and information. Individual sections explain corporate security management concepts; the security policy, procedures, and standards needed to establish a corporate security program; security guard force management and standards; fire safety and emergency planning; and physical security including intrusion detection systems, locks and alarms, surveillance cameras, security lighting, and miscellaneous hardware. The discussion also focuses on budgeting, staffing, record keeping, investigations, threat analysis, vulnerability analysis, the development of industrial emergency plans, fire protection, security surveys, computer security, thefts of services, counterfeiting, and airline and transportation security. Checklists, security survey form, index, and 35 references
Main Term(s): Security management
Index Term(s): Business security; Security systems
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