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The Integrated Physical Security Handbook II
Second Edition - Fourth Printing
5-Step Process to Assess and Secure Critical Infrastructure from All Hazards Threats
The Worldwide Standard for Physical Security Assessments and Planning - Over 2,000 copies sold
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By Shuki Einstein and Don Philpott
Published by Government Training Inc. ™
Published by Government Training Inc. ™
Quote: This is perfect. Our country has just announced plans to upgrade the security at over 8,000 government buildings and facilities. This is exactly the guide we need. Please send 50 additional copies to the following address... (Ministry of General Services, Western Ally of U.S.
Quote: I just wanted you to know how much our staff has used your book and extensive library of download references from your web site. Great tool. Excellent 5-step process that we have incorporated into our force protection plan. Keep up the good work! (Colonel, Installation Security Management, DoD Branch)
ASIS Book Review: The 36,000 member American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) awarded this book its highest rating -- 5*Stars. In their review the ASIS expert reviewer stated:..."It is in fact an excellent resource for physical security professionals, and one they can exploit to varying depths depending on their own expertise and the nature and scope of their own security program. The book builds on known information and introduces novel concepts in logical order with reader-friendly definitions and examples, well-researched facts, plausible scenarios, and recommendations for expanding knowledge and mitigating risks. This is an excellent textbook for novice security managers and a great desk reference for industry veterans."
Book Review... Integrated Physical Security Handbook - Second EditionThe Integrated Physical Security Handbook has become the recognized manual for commercial and government building and facility security managers responsible for developing security plans based on estimated risks and threats -- natural or terrorist. This new and much expanded edition provides even more tools to effectively manage change and incorporates latest techniques and lessons learned.
Using an easy to follow five step process the Handbook explains how to conduct crucial risk and threat assessments, the basis for all physical security planning. However, it also incorporates a methodology to ensure that the core business function of the facility is not adversely impacted making it a comprehensive integrated physical security program.
Using checklists and standard practices, it provides a hands-on, how-to guide that leads you in a user-friendly way through all the steps and processes needed to evaluate, design and implement an effective integrated physical security system. The book was produced under the leadership of the Government Training Inc. and written by a team of nationally recognized A&E and security experts.
This new edition covers a number of additional areas including convergence of systems, building modeling, emergency procedures, privacy issues, cloud computing, shelters and safe areas and disaster planning. There is also a comprehensive glossary as well as access to a dedicated website at www.physicalsecurityhandbook.com that provides purchasers of the book an on-line library of over 300 pages of additional reference materials.
The first edition was bought by corporations and government agencies worldwide and ASIS International in its five-star review said, "This is an excellent textbook for novice security managers and a great desk reference for industry veterans." This new, expanded and updated edition makes it an even more invaluable resource.
About your expert authors....
Don Philpott serves as Publishing Editor for Government Training Inc. and has been writing, reporting and broadcasting on international events, trouble spots and major news stories for more than 40 years.
For 20 years he was a senior correspondent with Press Association -Reuters, the wire service, and traveled the world on assignments including Northern Ireland, Lebanon, Israel, South Africa and Asia.
He writes for magazines and newspapers in the United States and Europe and is a regularly contributor to radio and television programs on security and other issues. He is the author of more than 90 books He has written special reports on Protecting the Athens Olympics, The Threat from Dirty Bombs, Anti-Terrorism Measures in the UK, Nanotechnology and the U.S, Military and The Global Impact of the London Bombing.
Security books published by Government Training Inc and authored by Don Philpott include: Securing Our Schools, Workplace Violence, Water Infrastructure Security, and Integrated Physical Security Handbook – 1st Edition.
Shuki Einstein is an architect and an internationally recognized security expert and strategic planner. Born in New York he moved to Jerusalem at the age of 9. He served in the Israel Defense Force, trained as an architect at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa and practiced as an architect in Israel for 14 years.
He was the CH2M Hill Architectural Discipline Coordinator in the Middle East office before relocating with his family to Portland, Ore., in 2000. His design experience has included numerous complex projects involving integrated multidisciplinary coordination, from front-end conceptual design to development of construction documentation. In addition to traditional architectural design, his experience also includes master planning, interior design, and project management, and he has managed projects in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.
He has extensive experience in integrating architectural physical protection systems with functionality, maintenance, operations and access control systems. He is a nationally recognized counterterrorism expert, consultant, and speaker, and his areas of expertise include vulnerability assessments, security master planning and security awareness training. Einstein currently lives in Portland, Ore., with his wife and three children. He is an executive board member for Architects without Borders – Oregon