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Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder

- Why do some systems, objects, or ideas fail when faced with stress while others not only withstand it, but actually grow or profit from the experience? Fragile things break when stressed; robust or resilient things withstand stress; and, according to author Nassim Taleb, an entirely different class that he terms anti­fragile actually improves when stressed.

Using Social Media for Global Security

- Using Social Media for Global Security is written for cybersecurity professionals, security analysts, policy experts, decision-makers, activists, and law enforcement personnel. It explains how to use the myriad social network communities and SNA to ensure greater levels of security.

Every Officer Is a Leader, Second Edition

- The “transforming leadership” process described in Every Officer Is a Leader defines the journey a modern leader must undergo to become a successful and respected mentor and coach.

Endangered Children: Homicide and Other Crimes, Second Edition

- This timely work, well-researched and brilliantly written, explores the many threats facing children and offers insight into possible remedies to them.

Clandestine Photography: Basic to Advanced Daytime and Nighttime Manual Surveillance Photography Techniques

- This fine reference publication updates the 1975 work by Raymond P. Siljander, Applied Surveillance Photography. The earlier work filled a void at the time, and this vastly expanded later work does the same today.

The Future of Policing: A Practical Guide for Police Managers and Leaders

- This well-crafted book, replete with anecdotes, systematically addresses issues such as technology, hiring practices, training, budgets, labor relations, evolving communities, and post 9-11 trends that challenge today’s police departments.

What Companies Need to Know About Data Retention

- Experts urge companies to revisit their data retention policies to ensure that they are culling information archives effectively.

Situational Awareness

- Security officers in the hospitality industry need specialized training to deal effectively with intoxicated or belligerent patrons.

Bribery and Corruption: Navigating the Global Risks

- Bribery and corruption in international business have been part of national cultures for as long as individuals have traded goods and services. The authors of this book focus on educating business leaders and employees about how to avoid corrupt practices, and they do it very well.

Security Questioning 101

- Security Questioning 101 is the latest addition to the catalog of security-related courses offered by Chame­­le­on Associates—a security training and consulting firm. Its motto, Improving Security through Intelligence, certainly comes to life in this course as the student is taught to improve intelligence through effective questioning techniques.

Workplace Violence

- Find out how Purdue Pharma analyzed their security program to come into compliance with the ANSI/ASIS Standard on Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention. View a Power Point presentation on how the company defined what issues needed to be updated.

CFATS Progress Report

- A look at how the regulators are implementing chemical facilities’ security regulations and the lessons that can be learned from the process.

DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook: What Defense Contractors Need to Know About Their Need to Know

- This book describes certain elements of the National Industrial Security Program, which is the government program for the protection of classified information.
 




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