The Complete Book of Home, Site and Office Security

The Complete Book of Home, Site and Office Security : Selecting, Installing and Troubleshooting Systems and Devices

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This is a one-stop resource for securing and protecting homes,
businesses, and valuable property. Written without technical
jargon, this guide focuses on choosing, installing, and
troubleshooting security devices and systems and offers insider
advice on starting and running a security consulting business.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 309 pages
  • 186 x 230 x 24mm | 580.61g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • ill
  • 0071467440
  • 9780071467445
  • 2,084,016

About Bill Phillips

Bill Phillips is president of the International Association of Home Safety and Security Professionals. He is also the most successful author of security books ever. His best-selling The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing is currently in its sixth edition. Mr. Phillips also wrote McGraw-Hill's Locksmithing, part of the Craftmaster series, and The Complete Book of Electronic Security, also from McGraw-Hill. He is the author of the "Lock" article in the 1998 to 2006 editions of the World Book Encyclopedia, and has written hundreds of security-related articles for professional and general-circulation periodicals, including Keynotes, Home Mechanix (security editor), Locksmith Ledger International (contributing editor), Los Angeles Times, Consumers Digest, The National Locksmith (contributing writer), Safe and Vault Technology, Security Dealer, and many others.
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The expert, in-depth guidance needed to protect people, homes, businesses, and valuable property This is a one-stop resource for securing and protecting homes, businesses, and other valuable property. Written without technical jargon and packed with at-a-glance charts, checklists, and illustrations as well as sample contracts and agreements, this indispensable guide focuses on choosing, installing, and troubleshooting security devices and systems, and offers up practical advice on starting and running a security consulting business. Written by nationally known security expert Bill Phillips, The Complete Book of Home, Site, and Office Security is the only book that offers: Detailed, expert answers on every major security issue, from automobile theft prevention, to closed-circuit TV and video systems, to safes and vaults, to terrorism threats The best available advice and clear instructions from a leading professional Jargon-free language that anyone can follow and apply Inside, you'll find step-by-step, illustrated instructions for selecting, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing high-tech security systems and devices along with insider information on locks and other protective equipment. The Complete Book of Home, Site, and Office Security has it all. Packed with useful features such as security surveys and checklists, a registered professional locksmith (RPL) test, a registered security professional (RSP) test, and lists of trade associations and journals, Bill Phillips' The Complete Book of Home, Site, and Office Security is a solid value--whether you're investing in a career or merely your own peace of mind. Hands-On Professional Security Access Control Systems Alarm Systems Apartment Security Automating a Home Automobile Security Building a Security Business Carjacking Prevention Closed Circuit TV and Video Computer Security Crime Watches Desk and Filing Cabinet Locks Door Security and Vulnerabilities Fence Security High Rise Security High-Security Locks Home Invasion Prevention Home Safety and Security Jimmyproof Deadlocks Key Control Landscaping for Security Lighting for Security Locks and Locking Devices Lock Installation Lock Vulnerabilities Office Security Physical and Electronic Security Safes and Vaults Security Consulting Smart Cards Smart Homes Terrorism Defenses Windows and Skylights
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Table of contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: History of Loss Prevention
Chapter 2: Strengthening Doors
Chapter 3: Exit Door Devices
Chapter 4: Securing Windows
Chapter 5: Lock Basics
Chapter 6: High-Security Mechanical Locks
Chapter 7: Electronic Locks
Chapter 8: Electromagnetic Locks
Chapter 9: Intruder Alarms and Home Automation
Chapter 10: Access-Control Systems
Chapter 11: Safety and Security Lighting
Chapter 12: Closed-Circuit Television Systems
Chapter 13: Safes and Vaults
Chapter 14: Automobile Security
Chapter 15: Home and Office Insurance
Chapter 16: Home and Office Security Basics
Chapter 17: Neighborhood Crime Watches
Chapter 18: Computer Security
Chapter 19: Choosing and Using Security Professionals
Chapter 20: Preventing and Surviving Home Fires
Chapter 21: Terrorism
Chapter 22: Creating a Web Site
Appendix A: Registered Professional Locksmith Test
Appendix B: Registered Security Professional Test
Appendix C: Installing a Securitron Mortise Glass Lock
Appendix D: Finish Codes
Appendix E: Trade Journals
Appendix F: Installing Securitron Magnalock Devices
Glossary
Index
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