Security and Loss Prevention : An Introduction, by Purpura, Philip P.
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- ISBN: 9780123878465 | 0123878462
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 2/13/2013
As in previous editions, the 6th edition of Security and Loss Prevention provides proven strategies to prevent and reduce incidents of loss due to legal issues, theft and other crimes, fire, and accidental or intentional harm from emplyees, as well as the many ramifications of corporate misconduct. Topics new to this edition include Global Risk Analysis, Evidence-based Loss Prevention, Optimization of Social Network Sites, Internal Victim Services Program, Digital News Environment, Crisis Communications, Green construction, law, and physical security, Intelligent video, pretexting, "homegrown" threats, marine piracy, countering online order fraud, cloud computing and security, geo-tags, and more. This new edition continues to apply the following methods: examples, illustrations, sidebar questions, boxed topics, international perspectives, and case problems and Web exercises at the end of each chapter. To assist the reader further, each chapter will begin with objectives and a list of key terms. A comprehensive index is also included in the book. Lecture slides will be available to adopters and an instructor's manual is available which contains sample syllabi and examination questions for each chapter. Incorporates changes in laws, presents various strategies of asset protection, and covers the ever-evolving technology of security and loss prevention. Utilizes end-of-chapter case problems that take the chapters' content and relate it to real security situations and issues, offering various perspectives on contemporary security challenges. Includes student study questions and an accompanying Instructor's manual with lecture slides, lesson plans, and an instructor test bank for each chapter.