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Casino Security and Gaming Surveillance

- In this new work, coauthors Derk Boss and Alan Zajic combine more than 58 years’ experience protecting gaming and related industries to fill a void in the security literature of this unique sector.

Intangible Capital: Putting Knowledge to Work In the 21st Century Organization

- This text has considerable relevance to both the security and risk management professions and gives readers an appreciation of how they might develop an enterprisewide approach to protecting assets.

Disaster Communications in a Changing Media World

- The authors emphasize the proliferation of “new media” and the advantages and challenges they present when dealing with disaster communications.

How Risky Is It, Really? Why Our Fears Don’t Always Match the Facts

- David Ropeik, author of 2002’s Risk! A Practical Guide for Deciding What’s Really Safe and What’s Really Dangerous in the World Around You, looks more closely at the question posed in the title.

Handbook of Violence Risk Assessment

- Although well written and current, the book delves deep into psychology, likely too deep for the typical security practitioner.  

The Definitive Handbook of Business Continuity Management, Third Edition

- This tome builds on the foundation laid by its two earlier editions, assembling the collective wisdom of 38 experts from around the world in the field of business continuity planning.

Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques, Third Edition

- This updated edition of Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques demonstrates that conducting effective interviews is an art form as well as a science.  

Philippine Security in the Age of Terror: National, Regional, and Global Challenges in the Post-9/11 World

- Philippine security scholar Rommel Banlaoi states that “this book is my humble, yet daring, attempt to discuss Philippine security in the context of national, regional, and global security challenges after 9/11.” He need not be humble, and his daring may lie in the daunting breadth of the work, writes James T. Dunne, CPP.

The Secret History of MI6: 1909-1949

- A piece of intelligence touted as a “smoking gun” turns out to be a forgery. Improper pressure is exerted on an intelligence analyst to reach the “right” conclusion. Exiles use sophisticated schemes to distribute bogus intelligence to further their own ends. This and more in The Secret History of MI6: 1909-1949 reviewer Mario Possamai, CPP says.

Crisis Communications: A Casebook Approach, Fourth Edition

- This book is an excellent resource for security practitioners who are responsible for the development of crisis and emergency management plans reviewer George J. Okaty, CPP says. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Homeland Security: Legal and Policy Issues

- Joe D. Whitley and Lynne K. Zusman use experts to blend together the key legal and policy frameworks of homeland security into one cogent, concise single volume.

Security: An Introduction

- For a long time, the security profession has lacked a comprehensive text addressing the fundamentals of protecting people, assets, and organizations. Reviewer David Sayer says Security: An Introduction is that book.

The Sword and the Shield: Antiterrorism Planning for Corporations and NGOs

- A security expert describes his antiterrorism methodology for companies and nongovernment organizations, arising out of his work for the United Nations in the Middle East and Africa.

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