eBook Physical Security: 150 Things You Should Know, 2nd Edition

  • Lawrence Fennelly
  • Marianna Perry
  • Published By: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN-10: 0128095105
  • ISBN-13: 9780128095102
  • DDC: 621.3892
  • 204 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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This practical guide covers the latest technological trends for managing the physical security needs of buildings and campuses of all sizes. Through anecdotes, case studies, and documented procedures, the authors have amassed the most complete collection of information on physical security available. Security practitioners of all levels will find this book easy to use as they look for practical tips to understand and manage the latest physical security technologies, such as biometrics, IP video, video analytics, and mass notification, as well as the latest principles in access control, command and control, perimeter protection, and visitor management.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
In Memoriam.
Property Management.
1: What is Physical Security?.
2: Effective Physical Security.
3: Site and Target Hardening.
4: Physical Barriers.
5: Barrier Planning.
6: ASIS International Standards and Guidelines.
7: The Importance of Physical Security Policies and Procedures.
8: Physical Security: 10 Things You Should Know.
9: Fence Enhancements.
10: Asset Protection.
11: Internal Theft.
12: Environment.
13: Card Access Control Systems.
14: Badges.
15: Access Control Basics for the Security/Protection Officer.
16: Turnstiles and “Tailgating”.
17: Optical Turnstile Solutions and 13 Things You Should Know About Optical Turnstiles.
18: The Security/Protection Officer and Technology Tools: Electronic Access.
19: Magnetometers (Metal Detectors).
20: Designing Security and Site Layout.
21: Designing for Security: A Checklist.
22: What is Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design?.
23: CPTED Strategies.
24: Questions to be Answered During a CPTED Assessment.
25: CPTED Issues/Recommendations.
26: Measuring and Evaluating CPTED.
27: Vandalism.
28: Building Interiors.
29: Interior Building Design: A Checklist.
30: Exterior Building Design: A Checklist.
31: Signage.
32: Types of Doors.
33: Doors and Door Frames.
34: Door Management.
35: Model Door Numbering System.
36: Building Access: Windows, Glass, and Security.
37: Primary Lighting Sources.
38: Illumination.
39: Seven Basic Types of Protective Lighting.
40: Security Lighting.
41: Goals of Security Lighting.
42: Lighting Recommendations.
43: Twenty Simple Ways to Save Energy (LEED).
44: Efficient Key Management: A Major Business Concern for the Facility Manager.
45: The Basics of an Intrusion Detection (Alarm) System.
46: Intrusion Detection System: A Checklist.
47: What is a Security Surveillance System?.
48: Video Surveillance Systems (Closed-Circuit Television).
49: Monitoring Images.
50: Video Analytics and Thermal Imaging Cameras.
51: Security/Protection Officer Operations.
52: Lethal and Nonlethal Weapons for Security/Protection Officers.
53: The Security/Protection Officer’s Checklist.
54: Security/Protection Officers: Day-to-Day Operations and Dealing with False Alarms.
55: Security/Protection Officer Inspection Checklist.
56: Training for Security/Protection Officers: Do Not Take Training Lightly.
57: The Art of Training.
58: Security/Protection Officers and Professionalism.
59: The Importance of Professional Certifications: ASIS International and the International Foundation for Protection Officers.
60: Guard Houses/Guard Booths.
61: Physical Security Expenses and Maintenance.
62: Budgets: Leasing Versus Purchase.
63: Budgeting: Art or Science?.
64: Data Center and Server Security.
65: Loading Dock and Chemical Storage Security.
66: The Six Most Critical Areas in a Storage Facility.
67: Parking Facility Security.
68: Emergency (Blue Light) Phones/Call Stations.
69: Building Site Security and Contractors.
70: Inadequate Security and Security Liability.
Assessing Risk and Vulnerabilities.
71: The Four D’s: Deter, Detect, Delay, and Deny.
72: What is a Soft Target?.
73: Threat Risk Assessments.
74: What is Risk Analysis?.
75: Assessments: Qualitative versus Quantitative Methods.
76: Defense-in-Depth.
77: Layers of Protection Analysis.
78: Five Techniques to Deal with Identified Risks.
79: Assessment of Countermeasures.
80: Security System Integration.
81: Key Factors in an Asset Protection Plan.
82: Seven Things You Should Know About Physical Security Information Management.
83: Designing Security and Working with Architects.
84: Padlocks.
85: What is a Master Plan?.
86: Security Master Plans.
87: How to Design a 5 and 10-Year Security Plan.
88: Master Planning: Physical Systems.
89: Active Shooter/Active Assailant Response.
Crime and Crime Prevention Techniques.
90: The Crime Prevention Triangle.
91: Anticipation of Crime Rate Checklist.
92: Crime Reporting and Crime Analysis.
93: Situational Crime Prevention.
94: “If You See Something, Say Something”.
95: Deterrents.
96: Residential Security.
97: Space.
98: Environmental Security.
99: The Neighborhood and Fear of Crime.
100: Crime Prevention Through Integrated Problem Solving: Broken Windows.
101: Parking Lots and Garages.
Fire Protection, Emergency Management, and Safety.
102: Fire Protection and Safety.
103: National Fire Protection Association.
104: Fire Protection Programs (FPPs).
105: Fire Inspections.
106: Classes of Fire.
107: Fire Prevention and Suppression: A Checklist.
108: Smoke Alarms: As Easy as 1–2–3.
109: Smoke Alarm Systems: A Checklist.
110: Maintenance of Fire Protection Equipment.
111: Reducing False Alarms.
112: Ten Qualities of a Well-Protected Facility.
113: Computers: Fire Protection.
114: Emergency Planning.
115: What Managers Need to Know.
116: Ten Points on Emergency Manager Responsibilities.
117: National Response Framework: Five Mission Areas.
118: Mutual Aid Associations.
119: Plan Development and Primary Considerations.
120: Emergency Planning Best Practices.
121: Emergency Response and Life Safety.
122: Ingress and Egress Controls Checklist.
123: Mass Notification Procedures.
124: Reinventing Security Performance.
125: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
126: Emergency Procedures and Security Operations.
127: OSHA Fact Sheet: Emergency Exit Routes.
128: OSHA Fact Sheet: Fire Safety in the Workplace.
129: OSHA Emergency Procedures and Security Operations.
130: Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance and Security Operations.
131: Emergency Policies and Procedures Training.
132: Elevator and Escalator Safety Issues.
133: Unsafe Acts and Unsafe Conditions.
134: Fifty Things You Should Know: A Checklist.
Emerging Trends.
135: Social Media: Transforming Our Culture.
136: Encryption.
137: Cyber Threats.
138: Cyber Threat Actors.
139: Cyber Crime: What Security Directors Need to Know About Cyber Security.
140: Body Cameras for Law Enforcement and the Private Sector.
141: Marijuana: The Pros and the Cons.
142: Should Marijuana be Legal for Medicinal and/or Recreation Purposes?.
143: Security for Marijuana Farms and Dispensaries.
144: The Internet of Things.
145: Drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles).
146: Crime Prevention Through Integrated Problem Solving: Broken Windows.
147: Montreaux Document.
148: Emerging Trends in Physical Security.
149: Target Hardening.
150: Proactivity.
151: Conclusion.