Security and Loss Prevention, 6th Edition

Book Description

and Loss Prevention, 6th Edition continues the tradition of providing introductory and advanced coverage of the security profession. Author Phil Purpura bridges theory and practice with new sidebars and text boxes presenting security challenges from real-life situations. This book examines security in a wide range of contexts, spanning corporate issues such as personnel and continuity, and encompassing topics of terrorism and border security. Globally recognized and on the ASIS International Certified Protection Professional reading list, the new edition contains updates on security and loss prevention research and methods as well as an all-new focus on recent technologies like social networks, digital evidence warrants, and advances in closed-circuit television (CCTV), and how these apply to security and loss prevention. This edition also includes a complete update to the issues, statistics, and career options in the security world, adding more than 100 pages of new material.

Author Purpura once again demonstrates why students and professionals alike rely on this best-selling text as a timely, reliable, and comprehensive resource when implementing general loss prevention concepts and security programs within an .

  • Covers changes in laws, various strategies of asset protection, and the ever-evolving of security and loss prevention
  • End-of-chapter case problems take the chapters' content and relate it to real security situations and issues
  • Includes student study questions and accompanying instructor's manual with lecture slides, lesson plans, and an instructor test bank for each chapter

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to Security and Loss Prevention
Chapter 1 The History of Security and Loss Prevention: A Critical Perspective
Chapter 2 The Business, Careers, and Challenges of Security and Loss Prevention

Part II Reducing the Problem of Loss
Chapter 3 Foundations of Security and Loss Prevention
Chapter 4
Chapter 5 Internal and External Relations
Chapter 6 Applicant Screening and Employee Socialization
Chapter 7 Internal Threats and Countermeasures
Chapter 8 External Threats and Countermeasures
Chapter 9 Services and Systems: Methods Toward Wise Purchasing Decisions
Chapter 10 Investigations
Chapter 11 Accounting, Accountability, and Auditing
Chapter 12 Resilience, Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Emergency Management
Chapter 13 Life Safety, Fire Protection, and Emergencies
Chapter 14 Safety in the Workplace

Part III Special Problems and Countermeasures
Chapter 15 Terrorism and Homeland Security
Chapter 16 Protecting Critical Infrastructure
Chapter 17 Protecting Commercial and Institutional Critical Infrastructure
Chapter 18 Topics of Concern
Chapter 19 Your Future in Security and Loss Prevention

Book Details

  • Title: Security and Loss Prevention, 6th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 728 pages
  • Edition: 6
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2013-02-27
  • ISBN-10: 0123878462
  • ISBN-13: 9780123878465
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