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Cross-Training for First Responders

- In his book, Gregory Bennett brings the reader through real life situations faced by first responders and, in doing so, highlights where the re­spond­ers’ training may be inadequate.

Preventing Crowd Violence

- While the book is written from a law enforcement perspective and for a police readership, the information certainly applies to private security professionals who must manage large crowd events in stadiums, malls, concerts, and protests that may be aimed at their companies or on the streets surrounding their facilities.

Police Chief: How to Attain and Succeed in this Critical Position

- Can a book about obtaining the position of police chief and then successfully performing as one be of professional interest to security professionals? In this instance, the answer is a qualified yes.

Vulnerability Management

- Overall, this book provides excellent guidance for the information security practitioner and the network security engineer, as well as those who need an understanding of the strategic significance of vulnerabilities and reasons for their control.

Enhancing Human Performance in Security Operations—International and Law Enforcement Perspectives

- Experts from military and law enforcement weigh in on security’s human side.

Challenges in Intelligence Analysis: Lessons Learned from 1300 BCE to the Present

- Challenges in Intelligence Analysis is a fascinating study of the history of intelligence analysis from biblical times to the present.

Advanced Interviewing Techniques, Second Edition

- Advanced Interviewing Techniques is a must-read for law enforcement officers, military personnel, and security professionals.

Mission: Intangible: Managing Risk and Reputation To Create Enterprise Value

- This is one of those “must read” books that forward-looking security professionals will quickly recognize as a “value add.”

Building an Enterprise-Wide Business Continuity Program

- The author explores widely accepted risk management principles and backs them up with real-world experience.

Cyber Attacks: Protecting National Infrastructure

- What sets this effort apart is that it offers a comprehensive list of local enterprise-level suggestions and reme­­dies as well as a plan that is scalable to protect national-level infrastructure.

Rethinking Risk: How Companies Sabotage Themselves and What They Must Do Differently

- The ambitious title of Rethinking Risk is overly broad, to say the least reviewer Ross Johnson says.

Airport and Aviation Security: U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Age of Global Terrorism

- This book is for high-level policy specialists and those in government and media who need to understand the intricacies of air travel safety.

Intelligence-Led Policing

- Author Jerry Ratcliffe has written an accessible work that provides the reader with the theoretical foundation for the concept of ILP.

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