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Surveillance and Threat Detection: Prevention versus Mitigation

Publisher: Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann

Author: Richard J. Kirchner, Jr.

$69 Member Price
$76 Nonmember Price
Format: Hardcover

Surveillance and Threat Detection offers readers a complete understanding of the terrorist/criminal cycle, and how to interrupt that cycle to prevent an attack. Terrorists and criminals often rely on pre-attack and pre-operational planning and surveillance activities that can last a period of weeks, months, or even years. Identifying and disrupting this surveillance is key to prevention of attacks. The systematic capture of suspicious events and the correlation of those events can reveal criminal surveillance, allowing security professionals to employ appropriate countermeasures and identify the steps needed to apprehend the perpetrators. The results will dramatically increase the probability of prevention while streamlining protection assets and costs.

Readers of this book will draw from real-world case studies that apply to their real-world security responsibilities. Ultimately, readers will come away with an understanding of how surveillance detection at a high-value, fixed site facility can be integrated into an overall security footprint for any organization.

Key Features

  • Understand the terrorist/criminal cycle and how to interrupt that cycle to prevent an attack
  • Understand how to encapsulate criminal and terrorist surveillance, analyze suspicious activity reports, and use an all-hazard, threat-based surveillance detection protection program
  • Access a full ancillary package, including instructor's manual, test banks, and student study exams

Reviewed in Security Management, 2/15. 

Item #: 2178

ISBN: 978-0-12-407780-5

Publish Date: 2014

Pages: 260

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