Effective Physical Security

Effective Physical Security, Fifth Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements and latest developments in physical security protection. This new edition is completely updated, with new chapters carefully selected from the author's work that set the standard. This book contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, and CCTV, the latest ISO standards for risk assessment and risk management, physical security planning, network systems infrastructure, and environmental design.

Book contents:

  1. Encompassing effective CPTED Solutions in 2017 and Beyond: Concepts

  2. Introduction to Vulnerabilty Assessment

  3. Influence of Physical Design

  4. Approaches to Physical Security

  5. Security Lighting

  6. Electronics Elelments: A Detailed Discussion

  7. Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention

  8. Internal Threats and Countermeasures

  9. External Threats and Countermeasures

  10. Biometrics in the Criminal Justice System and Society Today

  11. Access Control Systems and Identification Badges

  12. Chain-Link Fence Standards

  13. Doors, Door Frames and Signage

  14. Glass and Windows

  15. The Legalization of Marijuana and the Security Industry

  16. Designing Security and Working with Architects

  17. Standards, Regulations and Guidelines, Compliance and Your Security Program

  18. Information Technology Systems Infrastructure

  19. Security Officers and Equipment Monitoring

  20. Video Technology Overview

  21. Understanding Layers of Protection Analysis

  22. Fire development and Behvior

  23. Alarms Intrusion Detection Systems