Locksmith and Security Professionals' Exam Study Guide

Locksmith and Security Professionals' Exam Study Guide

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  • Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • Format: Paperback | 368 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 272mm x 18mm | 1,565g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2009
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0071549811
  • ISBN 13: 9780071549813
  • Edition statement: Study Guide
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,099,535

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Get the Solid Preparation Needed to Pass Your Security Certification Exam on the First Try Filled with career-building instruction and guidance, Locksmith and Security Professionals' Exam Study Guide is a hands-on learning tool that will help you pass a wide variety of certification exams with flying colors! Comprehensive and easy-to-use, this self-study resource contains hundreds of exam-like questions and answers that will enable you to achieve security certification in your specific fields. Written by security expert and bestselling author Bill Phillips, the book takes you step-by-step through lock and security history!securing doors and windows!lock installation!picking locks!impressioning keys! opening automobile doors! and other topics. Locksmith and Security Professionals' Exam Study Guide features: Hundreds of multiple-choice, true-false, and fill-in-the-blank questions and answers Sample tests for the registered professional locksmith (RPL) exam and the registered security professional (RSP) exam A helpful table of contents that guides readers to their exam material Detailed coverage of both physical and electronic security Inside this Sure-Fire Security Certification Study Tool Lock History / Private Security and Loss Prevention / Securing Doors / Securing / Windows / Basic Locks and Keys / Picking, Impressioning, and Bumping Locks / Electromagnetic Locks / Opening Automobile Doors / Safe Basics / Basic Electricity and Electronics / Emergency Exit Devices / Wireless and Hardwired Alarms / Home Automation / Fire Protection / Safety and Security Lighting / Closed-Circuit Television Systems / Home and Office Security / Computer Security / Terrorism / Glossary / Bibliography / Sample Exams / And More!

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Author information

Bill Phillips is president of the International Association of Home Safety and Security Professionals. He currently works as a security consultant and freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Consumers Digest, Crime Beat, Home Mechanix, Keynotes, The Los Angeles Times, and many other periodicals. He is the author of the "Lock" article in the World Book Encyclopedia and twelve security-related books, including McGraw-Hill's The Complete Book of Home, Site, and Office Security; The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing, Sixth Edition; Locksmithing; Master Locksmithing; and The Complete Book of Electronic Security.

Table of contents

Introduction Chapter 1. Lock History Chapter 2. Private Security and Loss Prevention Chapter 3. Securing Doors Chapter 4. Securing Windows Chapter 5. Basic Locks and Keys Chapter 6. Picking, Impressioning, and Bumping Locks Chapter 7. Electromagnetic Locks Chapter 8. Opening Automobile Locks Chapter 9. Safe Basics Chapter 10. Basic Electricity and Electronics Chapter 11. Emergency Exit Devices Chapter 12. Wireless and Hardwired Alarms Chapter 13. Home Automation Chapter 14. Fire Protection Chapter 15. Safety and Security Lighting Chapter 16. Closed-Circuit Television Systems Chapter 17. Home and Office Security Chapter 18. Computer Security Chapter 19. Terrorism Appendix A. Answers to Chapter Quizzes Appendix B. Associated Locksmiths of America General Locksmith Certification Exam Appendix C. Certified Protection Professional Exam Appendix D. International Foundation for Protection Officers Certified Protection Officer Interim Examination Appendix E. Registered Professional Locksmith Exam Appendix F. Registered Security Professional Exam Appendix G. Answers to Exams Appendix H. Glossary Appendix I. Bibliography