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The Basics of Information Security

- This is a thin book on a broad and deep topic, which gave me pause initially, but as it turns out, the book is thoughtfully written and will definitely be useful for educating managers and security professionals who need to broaden their thinking beyond physical security.

Creating Cultural Monsters: Serial Murder in America

- Law enforcement personnel, sociologists, and criminal justice majors will find this book valuable and educational, as well as an excellent reference guide.

The Counterterrorism Handbook: Tactics, Procedures, and Techniques

- The book overall is well presented with an audience of security and law enforcement professionals in mind. Its point of view is not from a single author, but from a panel of experts, and their specialization shows.

Protective Operations: A Handbook for Security and Law Enforcement

- Author Glenn McGovern introduces the concept of protective operations as a continuum, ranging from situational awareness, at its most basic level, to protective details, safe houses, and new identities, at its increasingly complex levels.

Money Laundering Prevention: Deterring, Detecting, and Resolving Financial Fraud

- Turner accurately and succinctly explains this form of criminal operation.

Industrial Network Security: Securing Critical Infrastructure Networks for Smart Grid, SCADA, and Other Industrial Control Syste

- For those looking to get a handle on how to effectively secure critical infrastructure networks, Industrial Network Security is an excellent reference.

Catastrophic Disaster Planning and Response

- Oliver does an excellent job of covering this topic, providing tips even seasoned professionals can learn from and building the reader’s knowledge base with a historical perspective.

The Quiet Threat: Fighting Industrial Espionage in America

- This second edition updates its treatment of the topic with additions on tradecraft of the industrial spy and data mining of business information.

Emergency Management Exercises: From Response to Recovery

- There is no shortage of books available to help security managers deal comprehensively with creating, conducting, and evaluating emergency exercises. This is the latest to tackle this subject. And it does an excellent job of pulling together the key elements in this area.

The Quiet Threat: Fighting Industrial Espionage in America, 2nd Edition

- Ronald Mendell explains governmental spying and how it differs from industrial espionage, with the latter being the primary focus of this work.

Human Intelligence, Counterterrorism, and National Leadership: A Practical Guide

- Retired CIA Officer Gary Berntsen has prepared an insightful guide to the realm of intelligence and counterterrorism that is both useful and easy to read.

Pick Up Your Own Brass: Leadership the FBI Way

- The message is that supervisors and leaders who demonstrate by personal example that they’re not too busy or too self-important to bend over and pick up their own spent brass on the firing range are more effective than others who do not.

Silent Safety: Best Practices for Protecting the Affluent.

- This book’s focus is on asset protection of high-net-worth individuals and families, says reviewer John Friedlander.
 




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