eBook Women in the Security Profession: A Practical Guide for Career Development, 1st Edition

  • Sandi Davies
  • Published By: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN-10: 0128038888
  • ISBN-13: 9780128038888
  • DDC: 658.47
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 314 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released December 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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Overview

This title provides an historical perspective on how women have evolved in the security industry, also presenting real-world tipsand insights on how they can help shape the profession's future. This comprehensive text helps women navigate their securitycareers, including information on the educational requirements necessary to secure the wide-ranging positions in today’s securityfield. The book describes available development opportunities in detail, offering guidance from experienced women professionals whohave risen to the highest levels of the profession. In addition, solutions to the various problems women might encounter in thesecurity industry are also included, as well as advice on how to resolve specific biases and issues relating to gender.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Foreword: From a Man's Perspective.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: History of Women in Security.
2: Managing and Escaping Stereotypes and Obstacles.
3: Industry Specific Q&A: Financial/Banking Security.
4: Specific Gender Differences: The Practical Value of Diversity.
5: Industry Specific Q&A: Transport—Rail, Marine, and Air.
6: Transitioning from the Military to Security.
7: Emergency Communications Center.
8: Industry Specific Q&A: Corporate Security/In-House Security.
9: High-Rise Building Security.
10: Industry Specific Q&A: Contract Security.
11: How Women Can Succeed in the Security Industry?.
12: Industry Specific Q&A: Healthcare Service Sector.
13: The Power of Certification.
14: Education and Career Advancement.
15: Industry Specific Q&A: Information Security, Information Technology Security, and Cybersecurity.
16: Keys to a Successful Career as an Investigator.
17: Opportunities and Obstacles for Women in Security.
18: Industry Specific Q&A: School/Campus Security.
19: Security and Human Rights.
20: Industry Specific Q&A: Privacy, Data Protection, and Personal Information.
21: Women in Personal Protection.
22: Industry Specific Q&A: Personal Protection.
23: The Current Role of Women in Security.
24: Industry Specific Q&A: Residential Security Sector.
25: The Female Security Consultant.
26: Industry Specific Q&A: Defense and Government Security.
27: Transitioning from Law Enforcement to the Security Industry*.
28: Industry Specific Q&A: Security Risk Assessments—Physical Security Program.
29: International Security.
30: Industry Specific Q&A: Business Continuity and Crisis Management.
31: Owning and Operating a Successful Contract Security Business: Challenges and Obstacles.
32: Industry Specific Q&A: Loss Prevention/Retail Security.
33: How to Achieve Success in a Predominately Male World.
34: Industry Specific Q&A: Cultural Properties.
35: Women in Supervisory Roles.
36: Industry Specific Q&A: Event Security.
37: The Future of Women in Security.
Disjointed Thoughts of a Female Private Investigator.
30 Tips for Women in the Security Profession – A Collection.
Women in the Security Profession – Quotes of Interest.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Foreword: From a Man's Perspective.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: History of Women in Security.
2: Managing and Escaping Stereotypes and Obstacles.
3: Industry Specific Q&A: Financial/Banking Security.
4: Specific Gender Differences: The Practical Value of Diversity.
5: Industry Specific Q&A: Transport—Rail, Marine, and Air.
6: Transitioning from the Military to Security.
7: Emergency Communications Center.
8: Industry Specific Q&A: Corporate Security/In-House Security.
9: High-Rise Building Security.
10: Industry Specific Q&A: Contract Security.
11: How Women Can Succeed in the Security Industry?.
12: Industry Specific Q&A: Healthcare Service Sector.
13: The Power of Certification.
14: Education and Career Advancement.
15: Industry Specific Q&A: Information Security, Information Technology Security, and Cybersecurity.
16: Keys to a Successful Career as an Investigator.
17: Opportunities and Obstacles for Women in Security.
18: Industry Specific Q&A: School/Campus Security.
19: Security and Human Rights.
20: Industry Specific Q&A: Privacy, Data Protection, and Personal Information.
21: Women in Personal Protection.
22: Industry Specific Q&A: Personal Protection.
23: The Current Role of Women in Security.
24: Industry Specific Q&A: Residential Security Sector.
25: The Female Security Consultant.
26: Industry Specific Q&A: Defense and Government Security.
27: Transitioning from Law Enforcement to the Security Industry*.
28: Industry Specific Q&A: Security Risk Assessments—Physical Security Program.
29: International Security.
30: Industry Specific Q&A: Business Continuity and Crisis Management.
31: Owning and Operating a Successful Contract Security Business: Challenges and Obstacles.
32: Industry Specific Q&A: Loss Prevention/Retail Security.
33: How to Achieve Success in a Predominately Male World.
34: Industry Specific Q&A: Cultural Properties.
35: Women in Supervisory Roles.
36: Industry Specific Q&A: Event Security.
37: The Future of Women in Security.
Disjointed Thoughts of a Female Private Investigator.
30 Tips for Women in the Security Profession – A Collection.
Women in the Security Profession – Quotes of Interest.
Index.