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Active Shooter: Rapid Response (DVD)

- Active Shooter: Rapid Response assembles a team of experts in public safety, critical incident response, and emergency management to produce a comprehensive training film.

Arctic Security in an Age of Climate Change

- This book contemplates defense and security from the perspective of the affected states (Canada, Russia, Denmark, Greenland, Norway, United States, Iceland, Sweden, and Finland) based on the foreseeable transition from an ice-bound region to an ice-free one.

America the Vulnerable: Inside the New Threat Matrix of Digital Espionage, Crime, and Warfare

- Author Joel Brenner discusses lessons learned from his work in government intelligence positions, and asserts that government and corporations reside in a “glass house” in terms of transparency where secrecy and security are illusions.

Victory in War: Foundations of Modern Strategy, 2nd Edition

- This book offers a foundation for critical thinking by both clarifying and mystifying the concept of winning at war.

The Tangled Web: A Guide to Securing Modern Web Applications

- The Internet evolved from elementary to beyond imagination in just a few decades.

Managing Spontane­ous Community Volunteers in Disasters

- Author Lisa Orloff uses case studies and anecdotes, along with other tools, to provide a practical guide for managing spontaneous volunteers following a disaster so that emergency responders can get the most out of those volunteers.

Foundations of Homeland Security: Law and Policy

- Despite a large number of books on homeland security, few cover the legal implications surrounding the topic.

Surveillance or Security: The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping Technologies

- The technologies of communications and eavesdropping are increasingly complicated, and public policy must keep up with those innovations.

A Guide to Business Organization, Management, and Basic Investigative Skills for the Private Investigator

- While accessible to readers at all experience levels, Basic Private Investigation targets law enforcement retirees and other professionals considering investigations as a second career.

Effective Crime Reduction Strategies: International Perspectives

- In this collection of scholarly compositions, editors James Albrecht and Dilip Das present work from authors who made presentations at an International Police Executive Symposium.

Security Strategy: From Requirements to Reality

- Though this book is slightly more on the IT side, the authors of Security Strategy bridge this divide by discussing both types of issues as they relate to high-level security.

Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance: It Can’t Happen to Us—Avoiding Corporate Disaster While Driving Success

- Although its intended audience is primarily senior corporate executives and board members, this book also makes an excellent how-to manual for any security manager.

The Privacy Advocates: Resisting the Spread of Surveillance

- This academic work frames the problem of excessive surveillance and describes threats to privacy.
 




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