IACSP Homeland Security Bookshelf ...

The following are noteworthy recently published books on various aspects of homeland security.
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Books 6 thru 10 (of 15 total) View 5 Latest

The Handbook For School Safety And Security: Best Practices And Procedures
Release Date: 08/12/2014
Written By: Lawrence J. Fennelly And Marianna A. Perry
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Page Count: 420
Our Rating:
The Contributors To This Comprehensive Handbook Provide A Wealth Of Practical Information And Procedures For School Staffs And Administrators To Secure K-12 Schools Against A Spectrum Of Threats, Such As Active Shooters, Bullying (including Cyber Bullying), Crimes, Vandalism, And Hazards (such As Dangerous Spills From Classroom Labs). The Chapters Cover Topics Such As The Types Of Threats And Hazards Confronting Educational Institutions; How To Conduct Crime Prevention Through Environmental ...
Corporate Security Management: Challenges, Risks, And Strategies
Release Date: 04/21/2015
Written By: Marko Cabric
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Page Count: 242
Our Rating:
This Is A Comprehensive And Detailed Reference Resource For Security Managers In Various Industries. The Book's Chapters Cover Topics Such As The Basic Principles Of Security; A Security Department's Key Corporate Partners; The Nature Of The Private Security Industry And Its Role In Protecting Its Clients; The Duties Of Security Managers And Their Teams; Incorporating Intelligence Into Security; How To Protect Companies, Including Their Facilities, People, And Supply Chains, Against The Spectrum ...
Application Of Big Data For National Security: A Practitioner's Guide To Emerging Technologies
Release Date: 02/17/2015
Written By: Babak Akhgar And Gregory B. Saathoff
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Page Count: 316
Our Rating:
The Contributors To This Textbook Discuss The Latest Trends In The Concepts, Methods, And Technologies Involved In What Are Termed "big Data" And "high Performance" Analytics That Are Employed By Law Enforcement And Intelligence Agencies To Counter, Detect And, Ultimately, To Defeat Terrorism And Crime. The Volume Is Divided Into Five Sections: An Overview Of Big Data (in The Form Of Structured, Unstructured, And Semi-structured Data And The Technologies That Are Used To Visualize It To Uncover ...
Aviation And Airport Security: Terrorism And Safety Concerns
Release Date: 12/23/2008
Written By: Kathleen M. Sweet
Publisher: CRC Press
Page Count: 384
Our Rating:
This Handbook On The Terrorist Threat Against Commercial Airlines And Airports Presents A Comprehensive Overview Of All The Issues Involved In Protecting This Critical Infrastructure Sector. The Volume's Chapters Cover Topics Such As The Importance Of Air Transportation; The Evolution Of Terrorist Threats Against This Sector, Such As Aircraft Hijackings; The Use Of Aircraft As Missiles (such As In 9/11); International Conventions Against Attacking Civilian Aircraft; Defensive Measures Against ...
Understanding Terrorism Innovation And Learning: Al-Qaeda And Beyond
Release Date: 04/21/2015
Written By: Magnus Ranstorp And Magnus Normark
Publisher: CRC Press
Page Count: 298
Our Rating:
Following An Introductory Survey Of The Subject Of Terrorism Innovation And Learning Tradecraft As It Is Applied To The Case Of Al Qaida And Its Affiliates (a Theme Running Throughout The Volume), The Book's Chapters Discuss Topics Such As The Theoretical Underpinnings Of Terrorist Innovation Decisions (by Gary Ackerman), Innovation In Terrorists' Manufacture Of IEDs (by John Allison), Trends In Terrorists' Weaponry And Targeting (by Adam Dolnik), Innovation In Al Qaida's Ideology Of Attacking ...

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