Security Risk Assessment is the most up-to-date and comprehensive resource available on how to conduct a thorough security assessment for any organization.
A good security assessment is a fact-finding process that determines an organization's state of security protection. It exposes vulnerabilities, determines the potential for losses, and devises a plan to address these security concerns. While most security professionals have heard of a security assessment, many do not know how to conduct one, how it's used, or how to evaluate what they have found.
Security Risk Assessment offers security professionals step-by-step guidance for conducting a complete risk assessment. It provides a template draw from, giving security professionals the tools needed to conduct an assessment using the most current approaches, theories, and best practices.
- Discusses practical and proven techniques for effectively conducting security assessments
- Includes interview guides, checklists, and sample reports
- Accessibly written for security professionals with different levels of experience conducting security assessments
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Introduction to Security Risk Assessments
Chapter 2 - Preassessment Planning
Chapter 3 - Project Management
Chapter 4 - Defining the Project Scope
Chapter 5 - Information Gathering
Chapter 6 - Physical Security Assessment
Chapter 7 - Security Department Operations
Chapter 8 - Security Training
Chapter 9 - Workplace Violence Risks and Vulnerabilities
Chapter 10 - Financial Risk Assessment
Chapter 11 - Security Technology Assessment
Chapter 12 - Access Control
Chapter 13 - Legal Considerations and Prevention Strategies
Chapter 14 - Contracted Services
Chapter 15 - The Security Risk Assessment Report
Chapter 16 - Conclusion