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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.

Securing the Smart Grid: Next Generation Power Grid Security

- Novices may find value in the thorough introduction to subjects such as the smart grid, hacking, and IT threats. It’s unlikely that the text would be a consistently helpful working reference, however, for those already engaged in smart grid security.

Broker, Trader, Law­yer, Spy: The Secret World of Corporate Espionage

- The chief contribution of this book to the body of literature on corporate espionage is a unique examination of individuals who straddle the public and private sectors in the practice of their tradecraft.

Contemporary Security Management, Third Edition

- The book is highly recommended as a textbook and reference that will be useful for some time.

Homeland Security: Best Practices for Local Government, 2nd edition

- This book brings together the combined expertise of nearly 50 public sector emergency management and homeland security professionals and the experience of nearly 60 U.S. city and county governments.

Metasploit: The Penetration Tester’s Guide

- For those looking to use the Metasploit to its fullest, Metasploit: The Penetration Tester’s Guide is a valuable aid.

Securing the Cloud

- This book is much too detailed for the layman security professional or executive-level manager and is better suited to cloud infrastructure engineers.

Hacking Exposed: Wireless Security Secrets & Solutions

- A topical and timely work, appearing at a time in which “hacking” scandals have become a worldwide phenomenon, fully ablaze and out-of-control.

Fires . . . Accidental or Arson? Fire Investigations

- This book is a valuable asset for detectives or criminal investigators, who are tasked with collaborating with fire officials.

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