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Catastrophic Impact and Loss: The Capstone of Impact Assessment

-  The author takes a complex view of risk management by probing into the uncertainty of the sociopolitical climate in our world today as it relates to probable and possible threats.

The Comprehensive Handbook of School Safety

- This book provides a holistic approach to assessing the challenges involved in school safety through thoughtful pieces by the editor and 15 contributors. The book is divided into four major sections: school security, school safety, emergency management, and program development and execution.

New Players, New Uniforms, Same Success

-  When to change the game plan.

Information Security Governance Simplified: From the Boardroom to the Keyboard

- In Information Security Governance Simplified, author Todd Fitzgerald provides an excellent over­view on how security managers can create an effective information security program without breaking the bank. He shows the reader how to create a governance program that includes all of the necessary managerial, technical, and operational controls.

Operational Mid-Level Management for Police, 4th Edition

- Author John Coleman, a retired major from a large metropolitan police department, provides the reader with solid information about leadership, especially as it relates to the decision-making process. Moreover, he addresses the relevant managerial issues that supervisors must be aware of to adeptly perform their responsibilities.

Cargo Crime: Security Theft and Prevention

- Cargo crime has significant criminal and financial impact on businesses and the economy. In Cargo Crime: Security and Prevention, author J.J. Coughlin offers his extensive industry experience to enlighten the audience on the many forms of cargo crime, its actors, and its impact.

Who’s Winning the Wage Wars

- Find out how security professionals in various sectors are faring in the wage wars in the 2013 ASIS International U.S. Security Salary Survey.

The Hive Mind And Universal Consciousness

- How companies are accessing the hive mind.

Introduction to Security, Ninth Edition

- This primer surveys the diverse components that make up a security function. It begins with the history of the industry, the role of security, career opportunities, security education, and the impact of the terrorist attacks of 9-11.

Proactive Security Administration, 2nd edition

- The second edition of Proactive Security Administration revisits the basics of security management and adds current theory and emerging trends, including enterprise risk management; homeland security and emergency management; and compliance.

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.

Managing

- Continuing education options for security professionals include certification programs, mentoring, and specialized training.

Businesses' Role in National Security

- Governments around the world stress the importance of private-sector engagement in national security. However, a recent survey shows that private companies conceptualize their own responsibility differently depending on where they are located.
 




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