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Effective Crime Reduction Strategies: International Perspectives

- In this collection of scholarly compositions, editors James Albrecht and Dilip Das present work from authors who made presentations at an International Police Executive Symposium.

Security Strategy: From Requirements to Reality

- Though this book is slightly more on the IT side, the authors of Security Strategy bridge this divide by discussing both types of issues as they relate to high-level security.

Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance: It Can’t Happen to Us—Avoiding Corporate Disaster While Driving Success

- Although its intended audience is primarily senior corporate executives and board members, this book also makes an excellent how-to manual for any security manager.

The Privacy Advocates: Resisting the Spread of Surveillance

- This academic work frames the problem of excessive surveillance and describes threats to privacy.

Risk Analysis and the Security Survey, Fourth Edition

- Written in two parts, the book takes the reader beyond merely conducting the risk analysis in part one to what happens should preparedness fail.

Terrorist Financing, Money Laundering, and Tax Evasion

- This book covers a crucial element in the worldwide battle against terror and provides an academic viewpoint of many of the issues surrounding the ability to quantitatively measure the performance of financial intelligence units.

Digging for Disclosure: Tactics for Protecting Your Firm’s Assets from Swindlers, Scammers, and Imposters

- The authors have written a most interesting and useful book with a fresh look at an old problem.

Cyber Warfare: Techniques, Tactics, and Tools for Security Practitioners

- Apparently aimed at a military audience, this book offers concepts and examples largely from the U.S. military.

Eco-Warriors, Nihilistic Terrorists and the Environment

- All in all, this book has some merits. It gives a comprehensive view of the current status of terrorism and presents some stimulating thoughts and ideas.

Thor’s Microsoft Security Bible

- This book presents a fascinating collection of practical and immediately implementable Microsoft security techniques, processes, and meth­odologies uniquely illustrated through real-world process examples.

Liars & Outliers: Enabling the Trust That Society Needs to Thrive

- Without a broad base of trust, society and all of our institutions would fail to function. This is the focus of Bruce Schneier’s new­est book, Liars & Outliers: Enabling the Trust That Society Needs to Thrive.

Smart Grid Security: An End-to-End View of Security in the New Electrical Grid

- Reviewer: For those looking to get a handle on how to secure the evolving and dynamic smart grid, Smart Grid Security: An End-to-End View of Security in the New Electrical Grid is an excellent reference.

Electronic Access Control

- This book is likely one of the most current and comprehensive works available in this subject area, says reviewer Paul D. Barnard, CPP, CISM, SFPC.
 




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