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FACILITY MANAGER'S GUIDE TO SECURITY: PROTECTING YOUR ASSETS
Robert Reid

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This book was written specifically to provide the facility manager with virtually all information needed to build and manage an effective security system for any type of facility. Topics include facility layout, distances and separation, fencing, access control, intrusion detection systems, pass key and key control systems, locks, hasps, gates, etc. Also explored are more sophisticated systems such as closed circuit TV, microwave transmitters, lasers, lighting, clear zone, computer access control, thumbprint and retinal scan access control, voice print analysis, and hand geometry. In addition, non-hardware aspects of security are examined, including security clearances and background checks, guards, rounds, shift work, training, and procedure development.

ISBN: 0-88173-479-9
6 x 9, 327 pp., Illus., Hardcover
ORDER CODE: 0534

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CONTENTS

1 – Threats to Facilities
Security Systems • Facility Functions & Threats

2 – Risk Assessment
Understanding the Facility's Assets • Knowledge of the Assets • The Risk Assessment Team • Labor • Capital • Material • Knowledge • Threats • Local or Nearby Incidents in the Past • Potential for Future Incidents • Deterrence • Risk Rating or Evaluation • The Dynamic Nature of Risk • Resources

3 – Physical Separation: Fences, Barriers, Gates, Distance, Lighting
The First Line of Defense • Separation Distances • Barriers • Fence • Walls • Gates • Pedestrian Gates • Guardhouses

4 – Building Elements & Explosion Behavior
Types of Construction • Frame • Cladding • Roofing • Location • Explosions • Mixed Areas

5 – Openings in Buildings
Doors • Other Types of Personal Doors • Doors Other Than Personal Doors • Windows • Ventilation & Air Conditioning Openings • Miscellaneous Openings

6 – Access Hardware: Mechanical Locks, Latches, Keys
Locks & Latches • Situations for Locking & Unlocking • Types of Door Locksets • Keys & Cylinders • The Door Closer

7 – Electronic Access Hardware: Locks
Basic Electrical Principles • Electromagnetic Locks • Electric Strike • Electrified Builders' Hardware • Battery Operated Combination Locks

8 – Electronic Lock Control: Giving Users Access
Keypad • Card Readers • Intercom Systems • Biometric Credential Verification • Highest Level Security Systems • Metal Detector • Other Devices to Protect from Intruders

9 – Computerized Access Control
Database Options • Computers • Wiring for Door Signaling Systems • Control Stations

10 – Intrusion Detection: Preventing Unauthorized Access
Intrusion Detection Systems • Response Time • Sensors • Tamper Protection • Duress Alarms • Fence Sensors • Data Transmission • Automatic Communication • Switching from Access to Secure Mode

11 – Closed Circuit Television Systems: Who Is There & What Are They Doing?
Cameras • Monitors • Recorders • Multiplexers / Switchers • Internet Protocols

12 – Eavesdropping & Voyeurism & What to Do About It
Creating the Eavesdropping Detection Inspection Program • Average Cost of Inspection • Additional Tests • Final Report • Important Extras • Counterespionage Is Not a Do-It-Yourself Project

13 – Power Supply for Security System Devices
Single Line Diagram • Fire Alarm Systems • Main Power Supply • Emergency Power Supplies • Maintenance

14 – Guards & Guard Forces
Number & Function of Guards • Uniforms • Firearms • Vehicles • Guardhouses • Communications • Rounds • Logbooks • Pay • Subcontracting for Private Guards

15 – People: Personnel, Badges, Background Checks, Training, System Testing & Security Professional Certification

16 – Emergency Response
Emergency Response Plan • Response Team • Drills • Readiness

17 – Security Associations: Who Can You Turn To?

Bibliography, Glossary, Index

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