02/25/2008 - This updated and expanded 2007 edition provides an incredibly comprehensive insight into the world of encryption and wiretaps, its political machinations, legal aspects, technologies, vulnerabilities, costs, limitations, and near-ubiquity.
02/25/2008 - There are few times in life when proper communication is more critical to an organization than during a crisis. Crisis Communications explains how crisis survival is possible through exhaustive planning, training, rehearsal, and hard work.
Book Reviews: Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
01/30/2008 - The authors explore the unusual division of responsibilities for maintaining New Orleans’ levees, finding that the approach contributed to the lack of adequate levee protection for the city.
01/30/2008 - Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism is a superlative work focusing on the danger that political reactions to terrorism may infringe on the rights and liberties that are the bedrock of freedom.
01/30/2008 - The tenth volume in one of McGraw Hill’s “Annual Editions” college text series is an ambitious anthology of articles covering the broad spectrum of international and domestic terrorism. The book’s 32 articles cover everything from international religious extremism and political violence to terrorist financing, along with a fascinating article on the moral logic behind suicide bombing.
01/30/2008 - Andrew Jaquith has provided IT security professionals with a comprehensive guide to capturing security metrics that will help them demonstrate return on investment to decision makers in the executive suite.