The Manager's Handbook for Corporate Security

The Manager's Handbook for Corporate Security

Author: Edward Halibozek

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780128046135

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 498

View: 983

The Manager’s Handbook for Corporate Security: Establishing and Managing a Successful Assets Protection Program, Second Edition, guides readers through today’s dynamic security industry, covering the multifaceted functions of corporate security and providing managers with advice on how to grow not only their own careers, but also the careers of those they manage on a daily basis. This accessible, updated edition provides an implementation plan for establishing a corporate security program, especially for those who have little or no knowledge on the topic. It also includes information for intermediate and advanced professionals who are interested in learning more about general security, information systems security, and information warfare. Addresses today’s complex security industry, the role of the security manager, the diverse set of corporate security functions, and skills for succeeding in this dynamic profession Outlines accessible, comprehensive implementation plans for establishing asset protection programs Provides tactics for intermediate and advanced professionals on the topics of general security, information systems security, and information warfare Offers new perspectives on the future of security and evolving expectations of security professionals

The Corporate Security Professional's Handbook on Terrorism

The Corporate Security Professional's Handbook on Terrorism

Author: Edward Halibozek

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080551882

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 753

The Corporate Security Professional's Handbook on Terrorism is a professional reference that clarifies the difference between terrorism against corporations and their assets, versus terrorism against government assets. It addresses the existing misconceptions regarding how terrorism does or does not affect corporations, and provides security professionals and business executives with a better understanding of how terrorism may impact them. Consisting three sections, Section I provides an explanation of what terrorism is, its history, who engages in it, and why. Section II focuses on helping the security professional develop and implement an effective anti-terrorism program in order to better protect the employees and assets of the corporation. Section III discusses the future as it relates to the likelihood of having to deal with terrorism. The book provides the reader with a practitioner’s guide, augmented by a historical assessment of terrorism and its impact to corporations, enabling them to immediately put in place useful security processes and methods to protect their corporate interests against potential acts of terror. This is guide is an essential tool for preparing security professionals and company executives to operate in an increasingly hostile global business environment. - Features case studies involving acts of terror perpetrated against corporate interests - Provides coverage of the growing business practice of outsourcing security - Remains practical and straightforward in offering strategies on physically securing premises, determining risk, protecting employees, and implementing emergency planning

Business Risk Management Handbook

Business Risk Management Handbook

Author: Linda S Spedding

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080553665

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 783

View: 493

It is now seen as essential that all businesses assess their exposure to business risk especially in relation to value creation. This book explains the practical links between risk management and the impact it has on the value of your business. It offers vital, accessible and timely tools to assist you in making an immediate difference to the core value of your business and thereby satisfy the demands of an ever increasing range of stakeholders. This book will help you: • Discover how risk exposure can have a financial impact on your business • Make your business become more sustainable financially, socially and environmentally • Learn how to apply knowledge fast with this practical guide to risk management issues The sustainable approach covered by this book spans business survival to more recent issues, such as the use of energy and natural resources. It highlights the value of a more enlightened approach throughout an organization. In doing so the book explains the practical links between risk management and the impact on value using the Sustainable and Economic Risk Management (SERM) methodology which considers: • inherent risk • management of risk • residual risk exposure. By exploring the various frameworks that organizations operate in today – whether compulsory, compliance driven, voluntary or motivated by best practice – the book offers a practical tool through the SERM model which is at the heart of the book’s approach to risk management. This model, together with its global EFR model, have established proven and practical methodologies to achieve sustainable risk management techniques that are accessible to all organizations. * Explains why risk management is a significant tool in enhancing the overall value or performance of any given organization. * Examples of how risks are quantified and explanations of how risk exposure can have a real ‘material’ financial impact on an organization * Provides best practice examples along with case studies that demonstrate how risks are dealt with by organizations that are rising to the challenge to become more sustainable, financially, socially and environmentally

Contemporary Security Management

Contemporary Security Management

Author: David Patterson

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780128092811

Category: Social Science

Page: 558

View: 299

Contemporary Security Management, Fourth Edition, identifies and condenses into clear language the principal functions and responsibilities for security professionals in supervisory and managerial positions. Managers will learn to understand the mission of the corporate security department and how the mission intersects with the missions of other departments. The book assists managers with the critical interactions they will have with decision makers at all levels of an organization, keeping them aware of the many corporate rules, business laws, and protocols of the industry in which the corporation operates. Coverage includes the latest trends in ethics, interviewing, liability, and security-related standards. The book provides concise information on understanding budgeting, acquisition of capital equipment, employee performance rating, delegated authority, project management, counseling, and hiring. Productivity, protection of corporate assets, and monitoring of contract services and guard force operations are also detailed, as well as how to build quality relationships with leaders of external organizations, such as police, fire and emergency response agencies, and the Department of Homeland Security. Focuses on the evolving characteristics of major security threats confronting any organization Assists aspirants for senior security positions in matching their personal expertise and interests with particular areas of security management Includes updated information on the latest trends in ethics, interviewing, liability, and security-related standards

Information Security Management Handbook

Information Security Management Handbook

Author: Harold F. Tipton

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781135484002

Category: Computers

Page: 602

View: 105

Since 1993, the Information Security Management Handbook has served not only as an everyday reference for information security practitioners but also as an important document for conducting the intense review necessary to prepare for the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) examination. Now completely revised and updated and in its fifth edition, the handbook maps the ten domains of the Information Security Common Body of Knowledge and provides a complete understanding of all the items in it. This is a ...must have... book, both for preparing for the CISSP exam and as a comprehensive, up-to-date reference.

Information Security Management Handbook

Information Security Management Handbook

Author: Harold Tipton

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781351090445

Category: Computers

Page: 1015

View: 906

The Information Security Management Handbook continues its tradition of consistently communicating the fundamental concepts of security needed to be a true CISSP. In response to new developments, Volume 4 supplements the previous volumes with new information covering topics such as wireless, HIPAA, the latest hacker attacks and defenses, intrusion detection, and provides expanded coverage on security management issues and applications security. Even those that don't plan on sitting for the CISSP exam will find that this handbook is a great information security reference. The changes in the technology of information security and the increasing threats to security make a complete and up-to-date understanding of this material essential. Volume 4 supplements the information in the earlier volumes of this handbook, updating it and keeping it current. Organized by the ten domains of the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) on which the CISSP exam is based, this volume gives you the information you need to understand what makes information secure and how to secure it. Because the knowledge required to master information security - the CBK - is growing so quickly, there is little duplication of material among the four volumes. As a study guide or resource that you can use on the job, the Information Security Management Handbook, Fourth Edition, Volume 4 is the book you will refer to over and over again.

Information Security Management Handbook, Sixth Edition

Information Security Management Handbook, Sixth Edition

Author: Harold F. Tipton

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 142009095X

Category: Computers

Page: 392

View: 549

Every year, in response to new technologies and new laws in different countries and regions, there are changes to the fundamental knowledge, skills, techniques, and tools required by all IT security professionals. In step with the lightning-quick, increasingly fast pace of change in the technology field, the Information Security Management Handbook, updated yearly, has become the standard on which all IT security programs and certifications are based. It reflects new updates to the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) that IT security professionals all over the globe need to know. Captures the crucial elements of the CBK Exploring the ten domains of the CBK, the book explores access control, telecommunications and network security, information security and risk management, application security, and cryptography. In addition, the expert contributors address security architecture and design, operations security, business continuity planning and disaster recovery planning. The book also covers legal regulations, compliance, investigation, and physical security. In this anthology of treatises dealing with the management and technical facets of information security, the contributors examine varied topics such as anywhere computing, virtualization, podslurping, quantum computing, mashups, blue snarfing, mobile device theft, social computing, voting machine insecurity, and format string vulnerabilities. Also available on CD-ROM Safeguarding information continues to be a crucial concern of all IT professionals. As new risks threaten the security of our systems, it is imperative that those charged with protecting that information continually update their armor of knowledge to guard against tomorrow’s hackers and software vulnerabilities. This comprehensive Handbook, also available in fully searchable CD-ROM format keeps IT professionals abreast of new developments on the security horizon and reinforces timeless concepts, providing them with the best information, guidance, and counsel they can obtain.

The Handbook of Business Security

The Handbook of Business Security

Author: Keith Hearnden

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749429232

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 244

View: 822

Crime directed against business is a serious problem embracing theft of property, fraud, embezzlement, burglary, criminal damage, bribery and corruption, theft of corporate information, and other similar activities. Apart from having a disruptive effect on the running of a company, the results can be financially disastrous. Few businesses can afford to employ security specialists to manage these risks and most managers find it difficult to assess the threats and to select the appropriate countermeasures. The Handbook of Business Security, fully revised to include updated information on changing technology, addresses all of these aspects.

Facilities Management Handbook

Facilities Management Handbook

Author: Frank Booty

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136440076

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 457

View: 392

Now in this fourth edition, the Facilities Management Handbook has been fully updated from the acclaimed previous editions, continuing its status as an invaluable resource to those working in facilities management, whether just starting out or as seasoned campaigners and practitioners. Information is presented in a clear and logical way, offering easy-to-find advice and best practice information that’s essential in guaranteeing the safe, efficient and cost-effective running of any facilities function. Many sections have been completely revised, such as the chapters on complying with health and safety and property law. Other information on workplace facilities has been brought completely up to date in line with legal compliance and strategic policies to create a reliable and accurate overview of the role of today’s facilities manager. This up-to-date and revised handbook will be a key guide for the changing times that are ahead.