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Facility Manager's Guide to Security

Protecting Your Assets

By Robert N. Reid, P.E.

Fairmont Press – 2005 – 368 pages

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    978-0-8247-2162-6
    June 23rd 2005

Description

Covering everything required to build and manage a security system, Facility Manager's Guide to Security discusses the layout of the facility in order to provide security for workers, plants, processes, and products. The book covers distances and separation, fencing, access control, intrusion detection systems, pass key, key control systems, locks, hasps, and gates. It also explores more sophisticated systems such as closed circuit television, microwave transmitters, lasers, lighting, clear zone, and computer systems and control electronic systems. In addition, non-hardware aspects of security are examined, including security clearances and background checks, guards, rounds, shift work, training, and procedure development.

Written by a former defense department official with 30 years of experience in the defense sector, this valuable book explains all aspect s of facility security. Facility managers will discover useful strategies for managing security personnel, guards, guard dogs, rounds shift work, training, procedure development, and other non-hardware elements of a security program.

Contents

Threats to Facilities

Security Systems

Facility Functions & Threats

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

Physical Separation: Fences, Barriers, Gates, Distance, Lighting

The First Line of Defense

Separation Distances

Barriers

Fence

Walls

Gates

Pedestrian Gates

Guardhouses

Building Elements & Explosion Behavior

Types of Construction

Frame

Cladding

Roofing

Location

Explosions

Mixed Areas

Openings in Buildings

Doors

Other Types of Personal Doors

Doors Other Than Personal Doors

Windows

Ventilation & Air Conditioning Openings

Miscellaneous Openings

Access Hardware: Mechanical Locks, Latches, Keys

Locks & Latches

Situations for Locking & Unlocking

Types of Door Locksets

Keys & Cylinders

The Door Closer

Electronic Access Hardware: Locks

Basic Electrical Principles

Electromagnetic Locks

Electric Strike

Electrified Builders' Hardware

Battery Operated Combination Locks

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

Computerized Access Control

Database Options

Computers

Wiring for Door Signaling Systems

Control Stations

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

Closed Circuit Television Systems: Who Is There & What Are They Doing?

Cameras

Monitors

Recorders

Multiplexers / Switchers

Internet Protocols

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

Power Supply for Security System Devices

Single Line Diagram

Fire Alarm Systems

Main Power Supply

Emergency Power Supplies

Maintenance

Guards & Guard Forces

Number & Function of Guards

Uniforms

Firearms

Vehicles

Guardhouses

Communications

Rounds

Logbooks

Pay

Subcontracting for Private Guards

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

Emergency Response

Emergency Response Plan

Response Team

Drills

Readiness

Security Associations: Who Can You Turn To?

Name: Facility Manager's Guide to Security: Protecting Your Assets (Hardback)Fairmont Press 
Description: By Robert N. Reid, P.E.. Covering everything required to build and manage a security system, Facility Manager's Guide to Security discusses the layout of the facility in order to provide security for workers, plants, processes, and products. The book covers distances...
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