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Managing Crises Overseas

Scott Alan Ast
August 15, 2016

The book examines crisis management for operations located outside of a corporation’s normal confines, particularly in regions which might be overtly threatening or hostile to multinational corporations and their people and assets overseas. Outlining proper operating procedures, planning,...

Managing Critical Incidents and Large-Scale Event Security

Eloy Nuñez, Ernest G. Vendrell
August 02, 2016

2017 Award Winner of the ASIS Security Book of the Year Nuñez and Vendrell aim to provide the most current and effective resources for managing special events and critical incidents. Their book relies heavily on case studies and after action reports that examine the lessons learned from a multitude...

Terrorism and WMDs: Awareness and Response, Second Edition

John Pichtel
August 01, 2016

Terrorism and WMD’s, Second Edition provides a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). Terrorist weapons and delivery methods are becoming increasingly sophisticated; as such, this book focuses on the chemistry and biology of WMDs, the development and...

Business Theft and Fraud: Detection and Prevention

James R. Youngblood
July 25, 2016

Business Theft and Fraud: Detection and Prevention offers a broad perspective on business-related theft, providing a detailed discussion of numerous avenues of theft, including internal and external fraud, organized retail crime, mortgage fraud, cyber fraud, and extortion. Combining current...

Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness: An Introductory Text for Emergency Management and Planning Professionals, Second Edition

Anna K. Schwab, Dylan Sandler, David J. Brower
July 18, 2016

This book introduces the concept of hazards as part of the earth’s natural systems, in contrast to "disasters," which occur at the intersection of the built and natural environments. The authors emphasize choices made by society that either increase or diminish our level of vulnerability to the...

Radar Imaging for Maritime Observation

Fabrizio Berizzi, Marco Martorella, Elisa Giusti
June 17, 2016

Based on the experiences of the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Pisa and the Radar and Surveillance System (RaSS) national laboratory of the National Interuniversity Consortium of Telecommunication (CNIT), Radar Imaging for Maritime Observation presents the most recent...

Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Second Edition

Douglas M. Marshall, Richard K. Barnhart, Eric Shappee, Michael Thomas Most
May 24, 2016

Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems surveys the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, from sensors, controls, and automation to regulations, safety procedures, and human factors. It is designed for the student or layperson and thus assumes no prior knowledge of UASs,...

Enterprise Level Security: Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World

William R. Simpson
May 13, 2016

Enterprise Level Security: Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World provides a modern alternative to the fortress approach to security. The new approach is more distributed and has no need for passwords or accounts. Global attacks become much more difficult, and losses are localized,...

Handbook of SCADA/Control Systems Security, Second Edition

Robert Radvanovsky, Jacob Brodsky
May 10, 2016

This comprehensive handbook covers fundamental security concepts, methodologies, and relevant information pertaining to supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and other industrial control systems used in utility and industrial facilities worldwide. A community-based effort, it collects...

Global Cases in Best and Worst Practice in Crisis and Emergency Management

Ali Farazmand
April 19, 2016

Global Cases in Best and Worst Practice in Crisis and Emergency Management is the first book to focus on select global cases from the perspective of best and worst practices in the context of crisis and emergency management. Bringing together the most established scholars and experts in the field,...

Tradecraft Primer: A Framework for Aspiring Interrogators

Paul Charles Topalian
March 29, 2016

Tradecraft Primer: A Framework for Aspiring Interrogators is a timely and relevant reference manual for a new generation of professionals as we enter a new era in our nation’s interrogation programs. A must-read for anyone thinking of entering the interrogation profession, whether in law...

Adopting Biometric Technology: Challenges and Solutions

Ravindra Das
March 09, 2016

Many types of security technologies are currently in use, with biometrics being one of the latest and most cutting-edge forms that has been produced for mass application. Biometrics, while intriguing, is often broached with hesitation and poor understanding. Adopting Biometric Technology:...

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