Strategic Security Management: A Risk Assessment Guide for Decision Makers, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Strategic Security Management

A Risk Assessment Guide for Decision Makers, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By Karim Vellani

CRC Press

208 pages | 44 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2019-09-20
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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: Nick Vellani, Michael Silva, Kenneth Wheatley, Robert Emery, Michael Haggard.

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.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Data Driven Security
  2. Identifying Assets in Need of Protection
  3. Threat Assessments
  4. Vulnerability Assessment
  5. Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigation Strategies
  6. Information Security Risk Management
  7. Security Measures: Governance
  8. Security Measures: Physical Security
  9. Security Measures: Personnel
  10. Security Program Leadership
  11. Project Management
  12. Gaining Support for Security
  13. Security Liability Issues
  14. Forensic Consultants / Security Expert

About the Author

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Security / General
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW / Forensic Science