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Physical & Technical Security: An Introduction 1st Edition

Robert Gruber

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  • 352 Pages

Overview

Multiple functions of physical security are presented in this A to Z guide. Physical and Technical Security: An Introduction furnishes readers with an industry-based perspective and a practitioner's point of view on all phases of physical security, including what works and what does not, through a careful mix of theory and practical application. Readers will obtain a solid foundation in both the technological and operational aspects of physical security through comprehensive coverage that explores such principal topics as security electronics, communications systems, test equipment, video and optics, alarm systems, computers and security software, access control, and more.

Robert Gruber, Northern Virginia Community College - Manassas

Robert Gruber, a former Marine, has served with US Naval Intelligence and with the Central Intelligence Agency. He managed his own security business for over a decade, and has been a Dean of Technology Programs spearheading a Security Engineering Technology program with DeVry University. He is a member of ASIS International, and serves on the association's educational council.
  • a chapter on Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) fosters a basic awareness of corporate and government espionage required by security personnel
  • explores multiple functions of physical and technical security in one complete volume
  • coverage that is broad in scope and easy to read makes this an excellent reference for beginners and seasoned professionals alike
  • provides overview of technologies that support the security function in a modern organization
CHAPTER 1 Planning and Defining Physical Security
CHAPTER 2 Security Electronics
CHAPTER 3 Communication Systems
CHAPTER 4 Test Equipment
CHAPTER 5 Tansmission Line Theroy
CHAPTER 6 Video and Optics
CHAPTER 7 Alarm Systems
CHAPTER 8 Computer and Security Software
CHAPTER 9 Low Tech Tools, Small Tools, and Methods of Use
CHAPTER 10 Locks, Keys, and Access Control
CHAPTER 11 Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
CHAPTER 12 Putting It Together With Risk Analyses and Physical Security Surveys
APPENDIX A Common Lock and Key Control Terms
APPENDIX B Answeres to Odd Numbered Questions
Appendix C Companies and Addresses
Index.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133482104
  • ISBN-13: 9781133482109
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  • ISBN-10: 1401850669
  • ISBN-13: 9781401850661
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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Physical & Technical Security: An Introduction

ISBN: 9781401850661
Multiple functions of physical security are presented in this A to Z guide. Physical and Technical Security: An Introduction furnishes readers with an industry-based perspective and a practitioner's point of view on all phases of physical security, including what works and what does not, through a careful mix of theory and practical application. Readers will obtain a solid foundation in both the technological and operational aspects of physical security through comprehensive coverage that explores such principal topics as security electronics, communications systems, test equipment, video and optics, alarm systems, computers and security software, access control, and more.

Instructor's Guide CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781401850678

FOR STUDENTS

Physical & Technical Security: An Introduction

ISBN: 9781401850661
Multiple functions of physical security are presented in this A to Z guide. Physical and Technical Security: An Introduction furnishes readers with an industry-based perspective and a practitioner's point of view on all phases of physical security, including what works and what does not, through a careful mix of theory and practical application. Readers will obtain a solid foundation in both the technological and operational aspects of physical security through comprehensive coverage that explores such principal topics as security electronics, communications systems, test equipment, video and optics, alarm systems, computers and security software, access control, and more.