INFORMATION

Site Map - Book Reviews

Protective Actions: Evacuation/Shelter in Place

- Government and private institutions will find this a valuable tool to help them plan for those situations in which evacuation is impossible or ill-advised. If the purchase price for the video is too high, it is worth renting.

First In: An Insider’s Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan

- First In is one of those uncommon cases. In it, author Gary C. Schroen offers a fascinating firsthand account of the logistical and operational planning behind the CIA’s implementation of the war on terror in Afghanistan.

Introduction to Emergency Management

- An outstanding text for students and a good source of information for anyone wanting to improve their fundamental knowledge of the subject.

Privacy Lost: How Technology is Endangering Your Privacy

- This book provides a clear overview of the risks to privacy in the Digital Age, who the perpetrators are, and what we can do about it.

Fundamentals of Forensic Science

- An excellent textbook that would be an equally useful reference for security managers and investigators in both the private and public sectors.

Workplace Investigations: A Step-by-Step Guide

- This is a truly handy guide that can be referred to again and again.

Surveillance Detection: The Art of Prevention

- Offers specific, practical lessons that can be taught to security officers, as well as employees in high-risk countries, to give them the tools to identify and report suspicious behavior upon which the security department can act.

Terrorism and the Chemical Infrastructure: Protecting People and Reducing Vulnerabilities

- The book has its place in the security literature for professionals working in the chemical infrastructure arena.

The Integrated Physical Security Handbook: Securing the Nation One Facility at a Time

- The Integrated Physical Security Handbook is an excellent resource for physical security professionals, and one they can exploit to varying depths depending on their own expertise and the nature and scope of their own security program.

Terrorism Today: The Past, the Players, the Future, Third Edition

- The years since September 11 have seen a proliferation of experts, organizations, seminars, overpriced conferences, and books all relating to terrorism. But Clifford Simonsen and Jeremy Spindlove have updated one volume that truly stands out.

Emergency Response Planning for Corporate and Municipal Managers

- As recent events have illustrated, emergency planning is an activity no organization can afford to ignore. Emergency planners in either sector would benefit from the second edition of Emergency Response Planning for Corporate and Municipal Managers.

High-Technology Crime Investigator’s Handbook

- The High-Technology Crime Investigator’s Handbook is intended as a go-to source of techniques and information needed by investigators of high-tech crimes. The authors, however, focus on management issues at the expense of hands-on practical advice.

The Process of Investigation: Concepts and Strategies for Investigators in the Private Sector, Third Edition

- The third edition of The Process of Investigation: Concepts and Strategies for Investigators in the Private Sector is one of the most complete references on investigation I have read, in large part because the authors stay true to the topic.
 




Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.