2nd Edition

Strategic Security Management A Risk Assessment Guide for Decision Makers, Second Edition

By Karim Vellani Copyright 2020
    300 Pages
    by CRC Press

    300 Pages 44 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Strategic Security Management, Second Edition provides security leadership and decision-makers with a fresh perspective on threat, vulnerability, and risk assessment. The book offers a framework to look at applying security analysis and theory into practice for effective security program, implementation, management and evaluation. Chapters examine metric-based security resource allocation of countermeasures, including security procedures, utilization of personnel, and electronic measures.

    The new edition is fully updated to reflect the latest industry best-practices and includes contributions from security industry leaders—based on their years of professional experience—including Norman Bates, Robert Emery, Jack Follis, Steve Kaufer, Andrew Rubin, Michael Silva, and Ken Wheatley.

    Strategic Security Management, Second Edition will be a welcome addition to the security literature for all security professionals, security managers, and criminal justice students interested in understanding foundational security principles and their application.

      Chapter 1 Data-Driven Security Chapter 2 Identifying Assets in Need of Protection Chapter 3 Threat Assessments Chapter 4 Crime Analysis Chapter 5 Vulnerability Assessments Chapter 6 Risk Assessments Chapter 7 Crime Prevention Theories Chapter 8 Security Measures: Governance Chapter 9 Security Measures: Physical Security Chapter 10 Security Measures: Personnel Chapter 11 Project Management Chapter 12 Gaining Support for Security Programs Chapter 13 Forensic Security Consultants and Security Liability Chapter 14 Workplace Violence Prevention Chapter 15 Security Risk Modeling Chapter 16 Security Program Leadership


    Karim H. Vellani is the President of Threat Analysis Group, LLC, an independent security consulting firm.  Karim is Board Certified in Security Management (CPP) and a Board-Certified Security Consultant (CSC). Karim has more than 25 years of security management, crime analysis, and forensic security consulting experience, and holds a master’s degree in Criminal Justice Management.  He is the author of this book and Applied Crime Analysis and has contributed to many other security related books and journals.