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Among Enemies: Counter-Espionage for the Business Traveler

- While countries once defined themselves by military might, the fall of the Soviet Union precipitated an emphasis on economic might. Spies, both political and industrial, now delve into private industry to steal trade secrets and spare themselves costly research and development expenses. In Among Enemies, author Luke Bencie warns readers to beware of such efforts.

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.

Aviation & Maritime Security Intelligence

- This book provides a basic over­view of some intelligence functions in transportation security, but it omits a number of important elements.

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.

Safeguarding Critical E-Documents: Implementing a Program for Securing Confidential Information Assets

- Author Robert Smallwood, executive director of the E-Records Institute at IMERGE Consulting, examines electronic information asset protection measures in Safeguarding Critical E-Documents. The book evaluates significant case studies, explains various risks and vulnerabilities, and covers a spectrum of useful topics.

U.S. Government Counterterrorism: A Guide to Who Does What

- This comprehensive book can help readers understand the vast and complex counterterrorism structure within the U.S. government. The authors discuss how the fight against terrorism has evolved from what was primarily a matter of diplomacy and law enforcement to an issue to be tackled with military solutions.

Cultural Property Security: Protecting Museums, Historic Sites, Archives, and Libraries

- While the focus of this book is cultural property protection, the author uses a “paint by numbers” method that allows the reader to use the asset protection process in most, if not all, other areas requiring security.

Counterterrorism

- Counterterrorism uses a multidisciplinary approach to explain all aspects of terrorism in the ever-changing modern world. The book examines the global threat of terrorism and the driving forces behind the measures implemented to combat its spread.

Using Social Media for Global Security

- Using Social Media for Global Security is written for cybersecurity professionals, security analysts, policy experts, decision-makers, activists, and law enforcement personnel. It explains how to use the myriad social network communities and SNA to ensure greater levels of security.

Bombers, Hijackers, Body Scanners, and Jihadists

- Some may not recall airports before 9-11, and even those who do may not be familiar with how we got from there to where we are now. Billie Vincent explains how in Bombers, Hijackers, Body Scanners, and Jihadists and makes some informed projections regarding where we might be headed in the future

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.

Inside Internal Affairs: An In-Depth Look at the People, Process & Politics

- There are two ways to look at this book. It might be viewed as an informative and well-researched look at internal affairs (IA) units inside law enforcement agencies. Or it could be seen as a template for how to conduct internal investigations—it’s this latter view that might serve security professionals.
 




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