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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.

Software Security: Building Security In

- McGraw goes into detail not only about writing secure code but also about key related areas, which he terms “the seven touchpoints of software security.”

Risk Analysis and the Security Survey, Third Edition

- Security and risk management are explained and tied together elegantly.

How to Become a Dangerous Expert Witness: Advanced Techniques and Strategies

- When it comes to serving as an expert witness though, the “dangerous” security professional is a huge asset, able to swing million-dollar judgments and carve out a lucrative niche.

Bodyguard Principles: Protection and Operational Planning

- Bodyguard Principles stresses how security and investigation are synergistic. Each chapter emphasizes the rationale behind, and the importance of, training.

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