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Physical security strategy and process playbook

by Kingsley-Hefty, John.
[ ] Published by : Elsevier, (Oxford ; | Waltham, MA :) , 2013 Physical details: 1 online resource. ISBN:1299926991 (electronic bk.); 9781299926998 (electronic bk.); 9780124172272 (electronic bk.); 012417227X (electronic bk.). Subject(s): Security systems. | Management. | Office buildings -- Security measures. | Management. | Office buildings -- Security measures. | Security systems. | Electronic books. Item type:
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List(s) this item appears in: Nyeri Business Management | Embu Security Management and Police Studies | Security Peace and Diplomacy | City Campus Security Peace and Diplomacy
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The Physical Security Strategy and Process Playbook is a concise yet comprehensive treatment of physical security management in the business context. It can be used as an educational tool, help a security manager define security requirements, and serve as a reference for future planning. This book is organized into six component parts around the central theme that physical security is part of sound business management. These components include an introduction to and explanation of basic physical security concepts; a description of the probable security risks for more than 40 functional areas in business; security performance guidelines along with a variety of supporting mitigation strategies; performance specifications for each of the recommended mitigation strategies; guidance on selecting, implementing, and evaluating a security system; and lists of available physical security resources. The Physical Security Strategy and Process Playbook is an essential resource for anyone who makes security-related decisions within an organization, and can be used as an instructional guide for corporate training or in the classroom. Chapters are categorized by issues and cover the fundamental concepts of physical security up to high-level program procedures Emphasizes performance guidelines (rather than standards) that describe the basic levels of performance to be achieved. Discusses the typical security risks that occur in more than 40 functional areas of an organization, along with security performance guidelines and specifications for each. Covers the selection, implementation, and evaluation of a robust security system.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Chapter 1. Physical security concepts -- chapter 2. Functional areas and security risks -- chapter 3. Security performance guidelines and options -- chapter 4. Performance specifications -- chapter 5. Systems implementation and evaluation -- chapter 6. Physical security resources.

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