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Cargo Crime: Security Theft and Prevention

- Cargo crime has significant criminal and financial impact on businesses and the economy. In Cargo Crime: Security and Prevention, author J.J. Coughlin offers his extensive industry experience to enlighten the audience on the many forms of cargo crime, its actors, and its impact.

Who’s Winning the Wage Wars

- Find out how security professionals in various sectors are faring in the wage wars in the 2013 ASIS International U.S. Security Salary Survey.

The Hive Mind And Universal Consciousness

- How companies are accessing the hive mind.

Introduction to Security, Ninth Edition

- This primer surveys the diverse components that make up a security function. It begins with the history of the industry, the role of security, career opportunities, security education, and the impact of the terrorist attacks of 9-11.

Proactive Security Administration, 2nd edition

- The second edition of Proactive Security Administration revisits the basics of security management and adds current theory and emerging trends, including enterprise risk management; homeland security and emergency management; and compliance.

Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder

- Why do some systems, objects, or ideas fail when faced with stress while others not only withstand it, but actually grow or profit from the experience? Fragile things break when stressed; robust or resilient things withstand stress; and, according to author Nassim Taleb, an entirely different class that he terms anti­fragile actually improves when stressed.

Managing

- Continuing education options for security professionals include certification programs, mentoring, and specialized training.

Businesses' Role in National Security

- Governments around the world stress the importance of private-sector engagement in national security. However, a recent survey shows that private companies conceptualize their own responsibility differently depending on where they are located.

Port Security

- Learn more about a new study, which found that reliance on networked computer systems leaves ports, which are critical infrastructure, vulnerable to cyberattacks.

General Aviation Security: Aircraft, Hangars, Fixed-Base Operations, Flight Schools, and Airports

- In his book General Aviation Security, the author offers practical information for novice practitioners. Written as an academic textbook, it presents the range of information that aviation security professionals need to know, and each chapter also provides a comprehensive bibliography.

Security Perspectives Surveyed

- Governments around the world stress the importance of private-sector engagement in national security. However, a recent survey shows that private companies conceptualize their own responsibility differently depending on where they are located.

Close Protection: A Closer Observation of the Protection Equation

- Although written from a British perspective, Close Protection is one of the best books on the subject. The various aspects of close protection (CP), including protective movements and concentric rings of defense, weapons training, driving techniques, and trauma stabilization are consistent throughout the industry in all corners of the globe.

Clandestine Photography: Basic to Advanced Daytime and Nighttime Manual Surveillance Photography Techniques

- This fine reference publication updates the 1975 work by Raymond P. Siljander, Applied Surveillance Photography. The earlier work filled a void at the time, and this vastly expanded later work does the same today.
 




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