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Intelligence Analysis Fundamentals

Godfrey Garner, Patrick McGlynn
August 09, 2018

There are a limited number of intelligence analysis books available on the market.  Intelligence Analysis Fundamentals is an introductory, accessible text for college level undergraduate and graduate level courses. While the principles outlined in the book largely follow military intelligence...

Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management

Christina M. Holbrook, David E. Bixler, Eugene A. Rugala, Carri Casteel
July 03, 2018

Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management defines what workplace violence is, delves into the myths and realities surrounding the topic and provides readers with the latest statistics, thinking, and strategies in the prevention of workplace violence. The authors, who themselves have...

Digital Forensics and Investigations: People, Process, and Technologies to Defend the Enterprise

Jason Sachowski
May 23, 2018

Digital forensics has been a discipline of Information Security for decades now. Its principles, methodologies, and techniques have remained consistent despite the evolution of technology, and, ultimately, it and can be applied to any form of digital data. However, within a corporate environment,...

Essentials of Modeling and Analytics: Retail Risk Management and Asset Protection

David B. Speights, Daniel M. Downs, Adi Raz
September 12, 2017

Essentials of Modeling and Analytics illustrates how and why analytics can be used effectively by loss prevention staff. The book offers an in-depth overview of analytics, first illustrating how analytics are used to solve business problems, then exploring the tools and training that staff will...

Railway Security: Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters

Richard R. Young, Gary A. Gordon, Jeremy F. Plant
August 10, 2017

This book provides an overview and assessment of the security risks, both manmade and natural, facing the railways and rail networks. Railroads face significant threats from disasters, but with situational awareness and coordinated effort these can often be substantially minimized. Transportation...

Security Manager's Guide to Disasters: Managing Through Emergencies, Violence, and Other Workplace Threats

Anthony D. Manley
July 13, 2017

Terrorist or criminal attack, fire emergency, civil or geographic disruption, or major electrical failure—recent years have witnessed an increase in the number of natural disasters and man-made events that have threatened the livelihoods of businesses and organizations worldwide. Security Manager’s...

Vein Pattern Recognition: A Privacy-Enhancing Biometric

Chuck Wilson
June 14, 2017

As one of the most promising biometric technologies, vein pattern recognition (VPR) is quickly taking root around the world and may soon dominate applications where people focus is key. Among the reasons for VPR’s growing acceptance and use: it is more accurate than many other biometric methods, it...

Trends in Policing: Interviews with Police Leaders Across the Globe, Volume Two

Dilip K. Das, Otwin Marenin
June 13, 2017

Police leaders possess a plethora of rich experiences and practical and theoretical knowledge that provides fascinating insights into the current state of policing around the world. While observers’ opinions of ongoing developments in policing are well known, it is rare to get an insider’s glimpse...

Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence

Edward J. Appel
May 31, 2017

In the information age, it is critical that we understand the implications and exposure of the activities and data documented on the Internet. Improved efficiencies and the added capabilities of instant communication, high-speed connectivity to browsers, search engines, websites, databases,...

Security Surveillance Centers: Design, Implementation, and Operation

Anthony V. DiSalvatore
April 13, 2017

Unlike current books on the market that focus primarily on the technical aspects of surveillance and protection, Security Surveillance Centers: Design, Implementation, and Operation focuses on the operation of a security surveillance center. This text explains in detail the role of security...

The Comprehensive Handbook of School Safety

E. Scott Dunlap
March 29, 2017

In most schools you will probably see one, if not all of the following: Metal detectors to prevent handguns and other weapons from being brought onto school property Students in standardized uniforms to prevent the appearance of gang affiliations Police officers patrolling the property to deter...

Intelligent Network Video: Understanding Modern Video Surveillance Systems, Second Edition

Fredrik Nilsson, Fredrik Nilsson, Communications Axis
November 21, 2016

Continuing in the tradition of the bestselling first edition, this book examines networked surveillance video solutions. It provides the latest details on industry hardware, software, and networking capabilities of the latest cameras and DVRs. It addresses in full detail updated specifications on...

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