Enterprise Security Risk Management: Developing an Effective Asset Protection Program

Enterprise Security Risk Management: Developing an Effective Asset Protection Program

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Enterprise Security Risk Management: Developing an Effective Asset Protection Program shows how to think about the underlying risks organizations face and how they connect to the threats and challenges in today's global environment. Security management in many organizations is often based on a reaction to the latest threat or a recent major loss. In contrast, this book advocates for an ongoing analytical and strategic process that responds to the ever changing risk environment, connecting practical applications to the real world challenges that all organizational and security professionals face daily. Offering a menu of strategies for success, Enterprise Security Risk Management provides the foundation with which both professionals and students can understand, build, and implement an effective asset protection program. Beginning with a conceptual overview of enterprise security risk management, the book explores the key tools that can be orchestrated into a comprehensive assets protection strategy.
Covering applications and issues in a variety of organizational settings and industry sectors, the book draws a critical nexus between the security function and organizational management for any organization. * Blends conceptual precepts with practical application, making it accessible for both real world and academic settings* Illustrates key points using case studies* Provides context with a "Setting the Stage" section at the start of each chapter* Includes "Thought Exercises to challenge readers to identify how to they would respond to real-world scenarios* Provides a "Digging Deeper" section with specific references and resources related to the topic in each chapter and section for further reading
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Product details

  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 30mm | 592g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • w. ill.
  • 0128021624
  • 9780128021620

Table of contents

Part 1 - The Foundation of Enterprise Security Risk Management Setting the Stage Chapter 1 - Historical Perspectives on Risk Management Chapter 2 - An Overview of Security Risk Management: The Prelude Chapter 3 - Taking Risk Management to the Next Level: ESRM Chapter 4 - Contemporary Influencing Factors Thought Exercises Recommended Resources

Part 2 - Elements of an Effective Risk Management Strategy Setting the Stage Chapter 5 - Policies and Business Practices Chapter 6 - Physical Security Chapter 7 - Personnel Security Chapter 8 - Information Security Chapter 9 - Technical Security Chapter 10 - The Role of Security Officers and the Human Element Chapter 11 - Workplace Investigations Chapter 12 - Emergency Planning and Business Continuity Thought Exercises Recommended Resources

Part 3 - Security Issues and Approaches in Selected Settings Setting the Stage Chapter 13 - Industrial Settings Chapter 14 - Product Industries Chapter 15 - Service Industries Chapter 16 - Utilities and Critical Infrastructure Sectors Chapter 17 - Cultural and Institutional Properties Chapter 18 - Educational Settings Chapter 19 - Houses of Worship Chapter 20 - Government and Public Sector Settings Chapter 21 - High-Tech and Information Sectors Thought Exercises Recommended Resources

Part 4 - A Seat at the Table: Security as a Business Function Setting the Stage Chapter 22 - Factors of Function and Fit Chapter 23 - Critical Decision Making in Organizations Chapter 24 - Product Security Chapter 25 - Market Entry Planning Chapter 26 - Special Cases: Small and Entrepreneurial Enterprises Thought Exercises Recommended Resources

Epilogue - A Peak Into the Future

Appendices A. National Infrastructure Protection Center Risk Management Paper B. Risk Management: The FEMA Approach C. Defining and Valuating Intangible Assets D. Model Risk Assessment Format
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About Kevin Peterson

Kevin Peterson provides enterprise security risk management consulting, training, education, and market research to public and private sector organizations. He is an Adjunct Professor of Business & Organizational Security Management at Webster University and the University of Denver University College, as well as contributing author to Security Supervision and Management, 4th Edition (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2015), The Professional Protection Officer (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2010), Professional Investigator's Manual (ASIS International, 2010) and Protection of Assets (ASIS International, 2005, 2006, 2007).
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