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Social Engineering, the Art of Human Hacking

- This is a comprehensive survey of social engineering concepts, techniques, and frameworks. It is a great reference in need of better editing to sharpen it into a more readable format.

Suicidal Mass Murderers: A Criminological Study of Why They Kill

- The authors first note that preventing workplace and school-based violence starts with the understanding that no one can predict violence; rather, the goal is to assess dangerousness based on observations and reports of a person’s behavior.

Facility Emergency Management

- The Emergency Film Group (EFG) has released another training video in its excellent series.

Blurring Military and Police Roles

- Blurring Military and Police Roles is a fascinating collection of scholarly essays on this subject from both the police and military points of view, as well as from historical, organizational, and operational perspectives.

The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story of America in Its First Age of Terror

- The Day Wall Street Exploded is an account of the events surrounding the September 16, 1920, explosion that killed 38 people and rocked America.

Computer Security Handbook, Volumes 1 & 2, 5th Edition

- The Computer Security Handbook’s 77 comprehensive chapters, in two volumes, cover all 10 domains of the Common Body of Knowledge as defined by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2.

Federal Suitability and Security Clearances: Issue Mitigation Handbook

- This book provides an in-depth explanation of the background investigation process and the considerations that must be made when assessing an applicant’s suitability for federal employment, access credentials, or a security clearance.

Digital Assassination: Protecting Your Reputation, Brand, or Business Against Online Attacks

- The book familiarizes readers with terms such as “silent slashes,” “evil clones,” and “jihad by proxy” as the authors describe the “seven swords of digital assassination” that damage entities’ reputations.

Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff between Privacy and Security

- Books about these issues are equally plentiful, but none that I have seen addresses the issue in more detail or with greater insight than this work by Daniel Solove, a professor at George Washington University’s Law School.

Due Diligence for the Financial Professional

- This book, which covers an important issue, can help anyone responsible for fraud prevention and intellectual property protection.

Public Health Management of Disasters: The Practice Guide

- Healthcare professionals, emergency managers, and government officials will find in this work a comprehensive guide on how to prepare for and respond to disasters.

Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters: The Economics of Effective Prevention

- Despite the number of contributors, the book is exceptionally well-written with a substantial quantity of carefully researched information.

Security of Mobile Communications

- Security of Mobile Communications provides detailed information on many aspects of communications security and would be valuable even to nontechnical security managers.
 




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