The Home Security Handbook

The Home Security Handbook

Author: Lynne Finch

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781629141039

Category: House & Home

Page: 142

View: 451

Do you know what to do if you think someone is in your house? What if an unmarked car is trying to pull you over on a dark and lonely? Author Lynne Finch takes a comprehensive look at ways to improve your family’s immediate safety and methods for protecting them in the future. Finch covers a wide range of topics from temporary ways renters can make their home secure, to more permanent changes an owner can make. As well as travel tips for domestic and international travel, with suggestions as simple as how to use your luggage tags to not only make your bag distinct, but to be more security conscious.Through interviews with Law Enforcement officers, Finch provides advice on how to handle various social interactions that keeps you from becoming a victim. These safety suggestions are helpful to readers of all ages, and a must-read for those just going off to college. Learn how to keep your drink safe at a bar or club, and prevent your friend from becoming a target. As well as what to do if someone is following you home at night.Home Security Handbook is a well researched, thoughtful look at a serious subject that affects everyone live’s. Written in an approachable, conversational style, Finch provides informative tips that help prepare readers to deal with the most common safety concerns.

Computer Security Handbook, Set

Computer Security Handbook, Set

Author: Seymour Bosworth

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470413746

Category: Computers

Page: 1856

View: 490

The classic and authoritative reference in the field of computer security, now completely updated and revised With the continued presence of large-scale computers; the proliferation of desktop, laptop, and handheld computers; and the vast international networks that interconnect them, the nature and extent of threats to computer security have grown enormously. Now in its fifth edition, Computer Security Handbook continues to provide authoritative guidance to identify and to eliminate these threats where possible, as well as to lessen any losses attributable to them. With seventy-seven chapters contributed by a panel of renowned industry professionals, the new edition has increased coverage in both breadth and depth of all ten domains of the Common Body of Knowledge defined by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC). Of the seventy-seven chapters in the fifth edition, twenty-five chapters are completely new, including: 1. Hardware Elements of Security 2. Fundamentals of Cryptography and Steganography 3. Mathematical models of information security 4. Insider threats 5. Social engineering and low-tech attacks 6. Spam, phishing, and Trojans: attacks meant to fool 7. Biometric authentication 8. VPNs and secure remote access 9. Securing Peer2Peer, IM, SMS, and collaboration tools 10. U.S. legal and regulatory security issues, such as GLBA and SOX Whether you are in charge of many computers or just one important one, there are immediate steps you can take to safeguard your computer system and its contents. Computer Security Handbook, Fifth Edition equips you to protect the information and networks that are vital to your organization.

Corporate Manager’S Security Handbook

Corporate Manager’S Security Handbook

Author: Anthony R. Williams

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781468582512

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 86

View: 419

This book will enable you to immediately develop an appreciation for the complex role of security in assuring profitability in every business. You will obtain an awareness of the need for security in support of all business processes and practices. Small business owners and managers will learn to effect the necessary changes in their businesses to increase their security posture at low cost and with minimal effort. The role of the security consultant is also detailed to assist managers in obtaining professional help when needed. Security awareness, a concept rarely understood or acknowledged by most, is discussed in this book in a manner that will change the readers view with regard to seeing their business environment in terms of risk from criminal activity, industrial espionage, and vandalism. The sensitive topic of information security and its importance to every business is handled with regard to electronic media, written documents, and verbal communications to assist the reader in developing their own internal corporate protocols for the protection of the intellectual property and strategic business communications.

Homeland Security Handbook

Homeland Security Handbook

Author: Jack Pinkowski

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 084937927X

Category: House & Home

Page: 480

View: 236

Blinded by emotional rhetoric, political posturing, and genuine fear, previous efforts to defend our way of life against aggressors intent on inflicting personal and economic destruction have proven, in hindsight, to be misguided, panicked, and reactionary. Evaluation and assessment to date is largely focused on reviewing government documents, doing little to alleviate the distorted perspectives from which we vainly attempt to invoke workable policy. In contrast to much of the current literature, Homeland Security Handbook takes a sober, analytical look at the policies, results, and lessons learned in what is still a nascent field. This comprehensive reference considers the myriad factors, implications, and ramifications involved with the practical and effective protection of our safety. Dividing contributions into five sections, this book— Provides an overview and historical perspective of the worldwide threat of terrorism and debates the necessity and danger of highly-centralized government response Explores specific threats to homeland security including the exploitation of our own vulnerabilities. It explores the insidious effect of psycho-terrorism and challenges the economic and military wisdom of launching armies against a nation-less and nebulous threat Offers practical, reasoned advice from practitioners and academic experts on planning, preparedness, prevention, and recovery Reviews supporting case studies from local and foreign governmental response to security and border control Quantifies the cost of homeland security in terms of funding, as well as the hardships incurred by rash and biased actions Conscious of the multi-faceted nature of the problem, the editor combines theory and practice to address concerns in border and transportation security, emergency preparedness and response, and infrastructure protection.

Computer and Information Security Handbook

Computer and Information Security Handbook

Author: John R. Vacca

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0080921949

Category: Computers

Page: 928

View: 292

Presents information on how to analyze risks to your networks and the steps needed to select and deploy the appropriate countermeasures to reduce your exposure to physical and network threats. Also imparts the skills and knowledge needed to identify and counter some fundamental security risks and requirements, including Internet security threats and measures (audit trails IP sniffing/spoofing etc.) and how to implement security policies and procedures. In addition, this book covers security and network design with respect to particular vulnerabilities and threats. It also covers risk assessment and mitigation and auditing and testing of security systems as well as application standards and technologies required to build secure VPNs, configure client software and server operating systems, IPsec-enabled routers, firewalls and SSL clients. This comprehensive book will provide essential knowledge and skills needed to select, design and deploy a public key infrastructure (PKI) to secure existing and future applications. * Chapters contributed by leaders in the field cover theory and practice of computer security technology, allowing the reader to develop a new level of technical expertise * Comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of security issues facilitates learning and allows the reader to remain current and fully informed from multiple viewpoints * Presents methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the reader's grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions

The Complete Yacht Security Handbook

The Complete Yacht Security Handbook

Author: Fritze von Berswordt

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472951694

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 976

Whether moored at their home marina, or visiting a less familiar port in a distant country, yachtsmen need to pay just as much attention to the security of their yacht as they would their home or car. By being aware of potential dangers and taking some prudent steps in advance, yachtsmen can ensure that voyages to even the more adventurous of destinations will be less stressful. The aim of this book is not to scare yachtsmen but to equip them with the knowledge and confidence to minimise risk. With practical advice and real-life stories to illustrate security solutions, it guides skippers and crew through the whole process, from planning the journey, setting up the boat and equipment, to preparing and dealing with actual threats. It covers: - Achieving a security balance: how to assess risks and counter them, and knowing whether it's better to avoid a risk or prepare more thoroughly - Preparing the boat and equipment: boat layout, communication, distress signals, alarm systems, access barriers, training, and the pros and cons of weapons - Hands-on security: safe marina layouts, deterring thieves, what to do if boarded - Background to attacks on yachts: the difference between inexperienced criminals, pirates and terrorists, understanding their intentions, tactics and appropriate methods to defend yourself - Risk classification for all global cruising grounds - Security checklists for various types of voyage With many full colour photos, illustrations and tables, this book is an indispensable handbook for yachtsmen to have at their side when planning a voyage. It may not be possible to eradicate the risks completely, but this book will help yachtsmen assess them realistically and prepare to counter them confidently.

Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention

Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention

Author: Lawrence J. Fennelly

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780128172735

Category: Law

Page: 544

View: 109

Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, Sixth Edition, continues to serve as the preeminent, comprehensive resource for devising practical, modern solutions for securing people and property. The book presents the latest key applications for securing structures with Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), including plan review, report writing, presentation skills, lighting, zoning and behavioral management. Other sections address the latest issues related to active shooter situations, information technology, and international terrorism. Practical examples are provided, exploring applications for limiting retail crime and employing disaster readiness strategies. Edited by seasoned, trusted security practitioner Lawrence Fennelly, the book features contributions by some of the most well-known experts in the field. Readers will find this book to be a trusted resource for physical security professionals, students and certification candidates who must navigate, and make sense of, today’s most pressing domestic and international security issues. Covers every important topic in the field, including new coverage of active shooters, terroristic threats, and the latest on wireless security applications, data analysis and visualization, situational crime prevention, and global security standards and compliance issues Provides a comprehensive examination on the content and skills necessary for passing the ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) exam Features contributions from the leading, most trusted subject-matter experts in the field

Multimedia Security Handbook

Multimedia Security Handbook

Author: Borko Furht

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420038262

Category: Computers

Page: 832

View: 220

Intellectual property owners who exploit new ways of reproducing, distributing, and marketing their creations digitally must also protect them from piracy. Multimedia Security Handbook addresses multiple issues related to the protection of digital media, including audio, image, and video content. This volume examines leading-edge multimedia securit