• Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems book cover

    Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Douglas M. Marshall, Richard K. Barnhart, Eric Shappee, Michael Thomas Most

    Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems surveys the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, from sensors, controls, and automation to regulations, safety procedures, and human factors. It is designed for the student or layperson and thus assumes no prior knowledge of UASs,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24
    CRC Press

  • Enterprise Level Security: Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World book cover

    Enterprise Level Security

    Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World, 1st Edition

    By William R. Simpson

    Enterprise Level Security: Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World provides a modern alternative to the fortress approach to security. The new approach is more distributed and has no need for passwords or accounts. Global attacks become much more difficult, and losses are localized,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13
    Auerbach Publications

  • Human Security and Natural Disasters book cover

    Human Security and Natural Disasters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Adopting Biometric Technology: Challenges and Solutions book cover

    Adopting Biometric Technology

    Challenges and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Ravindra Das

    Many types of security technologies are currently in use, with biometrics being one of the latest and most cutting-edge forms that has been produced for mass application. Biometrics, while intriguing, is often broached with hesitation and poor understanding. Adopting Biometric Technology:…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09
    Routledge

  • The Universal Adversary: Security, Capital and 'The Enemies of All Mankind' book cover

    The Universal Adversary

    Security, Capital and 'The Enemies of All Mankind', 1st Edition

    By Mark Neocleous

    The history of bourgeois modernity is a history of the Enemy. This book is a radical exploration of an Enemy that has recently emerged from within security documents released by the US security state: the Universal Adversary. The Universal Adversary is now central to emergency planning in general…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Sensitive Security Information, Certified® (SSI) Body of Knowledge book cover

    Sensitive Security Information, Certified® (SSI) Body of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By American Board for Certification in Homeland Security

    Sensitive security information (SSI) is a category of sensitive but unclassified information under the United States government's information sharing and control rules. SSI plays a crucial role in all types of security. It is information obtained in the conduct of security activities which, if…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24
    CRC Press
    Center for National Threat Assessment

  • New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures book cover

    New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald J. Kendall, Steven M. Presley, Seshadri S. Ramkumar

    A science-based text, New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures presents research that addresses the growing threat of chemical and biological terrorism as well as the need for improvements in the implementation of countermeasures. This new textbook building upon…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    CRC Press

  • Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents book cover

    Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents

    2nd Edition

    By D. Hank Ellison

    Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition is intended for the first responder to the scene of the release of a chemical or biological warfare agent. Formatted similarly to the Department of Transportation’s Emergency Response Guidebook and designed as a companion…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster: Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis book cover

    Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster

    Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Bacon, Christopher Hobson

    Japan has been one of the most important international sponsors of human security, yet the concept has hitherto not been considered relevant to the Japanese domestic context. This book applies the human security approach to the specific case of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Hurricane Mitigation for the Built Environment book cover

    Hurricane Mitigation for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Ricardo A. Alvarez

    "Alvarez drives home the point that for buildings and communities located in hurricane-prone regions, it is not a question of whether the area will be impacted, but when it will be impacted. The book makes a strong case for taking responsibility to understand the vulnerabilities of buildings and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    CRC Press

  • Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review book cover

    Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review

    1st Edition

    By Mohammad Nabeel Waseem

    The outcome of a fire review can greatly impact the internal fire and life safety features, as well as the architectural design of a building. An insider’s guide for both novice and expert, Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review provides the framework needed to design and evaluate a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    CRC Press

  • Logistics and Transportation Security: A Strategic, Tactical, and Operational Guide to Resilience book cover

    Logistics and Transportation Security

    A Strategic, Tactical, and Operational Guide to Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Maria G. Burns

    "Professor Burns has captured the essence of transportation security, one of today's most pressing concerns. As the rate of globalization and world trade increases, security and supply chain resilience are at the core of one’s global transportation network. This is a timely and well written…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22
    CRC Press

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