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.
Table of Contents
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
[Michael A. Silva]
Chapter 10 Security Measures: Personnel
Chapter 11 Project Management
[Karim H. Vellani and Andrew Rubin]
Chapter 12 Gaining Support for Security Programs
[Robert J. Emery]
Chapter 13 Forensic Security Consultants and Security Liability
Chapter 14 Workplace Violence Prevention
Chapter 15 Security Risk Modeling
[Jack Leonard Follis]
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.