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Executive's Guide to Personal Security

Executive's Guide to Personal Security

David S. Katz, Ilan Caspi

ISBN: 978-0-470-53447-2

Jun 2015

272 pages


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As a company or an individual, you cannot control the desire and the ability of criminals and terrorists. However, you have full control over effectively lowering your risk of being attacked by increasing security measures–physical, technical, and procedural. The less vulnerable we are, the less attractive we are to any criminal or terrorist planning an attack. Let Executive’s Guide to Personal Security show you how to ensure safety both at home and abroad.

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Chapter 1. Target: Corporate America.

Chapter 2. Awareness.

Chapter 3. General Recommendations.

Chapter 4. Know Where You Are Going: Pre-Travel Research.

Chapter 5. Preparing to Travel.

Chapter 6. Residing Abroad.

Chapter 7. Vehicle Safety Measures.

Chapter 8. Principles of Route Selection.

Chapter 9. Protective Equipment.

Chapter 10. Countersurveillance.

Chapter 11. Receipt of Mail and Packages.

Chapter 12. Physical Site Security.

Chapter 13. Technological Security.

Chapter 14. Emergency Response Planning.

Chapter 15. Bomb Threats and Bombings.

Chapter 16. Hotel Safety and Security.

Chapter 17. Hijacked.

Chapter 18. Hostage Survival.

Chapter 19. Commercial Espionage.

Chapter 20. Violence in the Workplace.

Chapter 21. Criminal Activity.

Chapter 22. Studying Abroad.


Appendix . Security and Awareness Checklists and Forms.

Appendix B. List of Vendors.

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