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New and Published Books

  1. Emergency Management and Social Intelligence

    A Comprehensive All-Hazards Approach

    By Charna R. Epstein, Ameya Pawar, Scott. C. Simon

    For effective preparedness, emergency managers must comprehend how a disaster impacts not only the physical infrastructure of the affected community but also the population. They must understand how the people interact with one another, how they interact with government, and how they react to the...

    Published December 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Homeland Security and Private Sector Business

    Corporations' Role in Critical Infrastructure Protection, Second Edition

    By Elsa Lee

    Since 9/11, the U.S. government and the private sector have devised sophisticated ways of protecting people and assets. The threats have evolved, however, becoming more insidious. They no longer comprise just terrorists who target critical infrastructures. They also include insider threats, such as...

    Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Management

    By Brian Tomaszewski

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide essential disaster management decision support and analytical capabilities. As such, homeland security professionals would greatly benefit from an interdisciplinary understanding of GIS and how GIS relates to disaster management, policy, and practice....

    Published December 11th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Encyclopedia of U.S. Intelligence - Two Volume Set (Print Version)

    Edited by Gregory Moore

    The Encyclopedia of U.S. Intelligence is the first definitive work to chronicle the history, profile prominent figures, examine world-renowned agencies, and mark key events that have shaped the present U.S. intelligence landscape. With contributions from scholars, researchers, academics, and...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  5. Security and Sport Mega Events

    A complex relation

    Edited by Diamantis Mastrogiannakis, Christian Dorville

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This edition stresses some critical reflectons regarding security policies before and during Sport Events in our contemporary era of generalized insecurity. Sport competitions at the national, European and global levels have evolved in terms of economic investment, social importance and...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Introduction to Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA)

    The U.S. Military’s Role to Support and Defend

    Edited by Bert B. Tussing, Robert McCreight

    The application of our Armed Forces within the states and territories of the United States is far from intuitive. The challenges of defending the country against assaults within the homeland are much more complex than engaging our enemies on foreign soil. Likewise, the introduction of the military’...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Policing Major Events

    Perspectives from Around the World

    Edited by James F. Albrecht, Martha Christine Dow, Darryl Plecas, Dilip K. Das

    Whenever a major event requires police intervention, questions are raised about the nature of the police response. Could the police have prevented the conflict, been better prepared, reacted more quickly? Could they have acted more forcefully or brought the altercation under control more...

    Published November 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Biometric Technology

    Authentication, Biocryptography, and Cloud-Based Architecture

    By Ravi Das

    Most biometric books are either extraordinarily technical for technophiles or extremely elementary for the lay person. Striking a balance between the two, Biometric Technology: Authentication, Biocryptography, and Cloud-Based Architecture is ideal for business, IT, or security managers that are...

    Published November 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Informants, Cooperating Witnesses, and Undercover Investigations

    A Practical Guide to Law, Policy, and Procedure, Second Edition

    By Dennis G. Fitzgerald

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    The use of informants has been described as the "black hole of law enforcement." Failures in the training of police officers and federal agents in the recruitment and operation of informants has undermined costly long-term investigations, destroyed the careers of prosecutors and law enforcement...

    Published November 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense

    Practical Considerations, Neuroethical Concerns

    Edited by James Giordano

    Series: Advances in Neurotechnology

    Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense: Practical Considerations, Neuroethical Concerns is the second volume in the Advances in Neurotechnology series. It specifically addresses the neuroethical, legal, and social issues arising from the use of neurotechnology in national security and...

    Published September 24th 2014 by CRC Press