A Practical Introduction to Security and Risk Management: From the Global to the Personal
SAGE Publications Inc
Publication Date :
14 Nov 2013
The first book to introduce the full spectrum of security and risks and their management In this book, you will learn how to understand, analyze, assess, control, and generally manage security and risks from the personal to the operational. You will develop the practical knowledge and skills you need, including analytical skills, basic mathematical methods for calculating risk in different ways, and more artistic skills in making judgments and decisions about which risks to control and how to control them. Organized into 16 brief chapters, the book shows you how to: analyze security and risk; identify the sources of risk (including hazards, threats, and contributors); analyze exposure and vulnerability; assess uncertainty and probability; develop an organization's culture, structure, and processes congruent with better security and risk management; choose different strategies for managing risks; communicate and review; and manage security in the key domains of operations, logistics, physical sites, information, communications, cyberspace, transport, and personal levels. Key Features *The book helps you develop the practical skills you can use to analyze, assess, and act. *An easy-to-understand analytic framework shows you how to recognize and deal with risks. *Boxed case studies bring concepts to life. *Separate boxes compare definitions. *Tables compare processes and strategies. *End-of-chapter summaries, exercises, and questions help you master key content.