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Utility Security: The New Paradigm

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by Karl A. Seger, Ph.D.

The paradigm shifted radically on 9/11, pushing utility security to priority status. Utility Security: The New Paradigm addresses the real threats to utility systems and provides a step-by-step approach to assessing vulnerabilities and developing and implementing security countermeasures. Included in the book are threat assessment and security checklists, as well as a vulnerability/ countermeasure matrix and sample security and workplace violence prevention policies.

Features & Benefits
  • Evaluate security threats to most utility systems
  • Conduct a vulnerability/'criticality' security survey of system assets
  • Develop a security program to manage vulnerabilities
Contents:

Section 1: New Paradigm Threats

  • Sept. 11, 2001
  • The Threat from Extremists
  • Conventional Threats


Section 2: Managing Threats

  • Risk Management Process
  • Protecting Information and Information Systems
  • Physical Security and Access Control
  • Protecting Employees and Physical Assets
  • Special Threats
  • Threat Response Plan
  • Crisis Management
  • Appendices
  • Helpful Website Addresses
  • About the Author
238 Pages/Hardcover/6x9/2003
ISBN10 0-87814-882-5
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by Karl A. Seger, Ph.D.

The paradigm shifted radically on 9/11, pushing utility security to priority status. Utility Security: The New Paradigm addresses the real threats to utility systems and provides a step-by-step approach to assessing vulnerabilities and developing and implementing security countermeasures. Included in the book are threat assessment and security checklists, as well as a vulnerability/ countermeasure matrix and sample security and workplace violence prevention policies.

Features & Benefits
  • Evaluate security threats to most utility systems
  • Conduct a vulnerability/'criticality' security survey of system assets
  • Develop a security program to manage vulnerabilities
Contents:

Section 1: New Paradigm Threats

  • Sept. 11, 2001
  • The Threat from Extremists
  • Conventional Threats


Section 2: Managing Threats

  • Risk Management Process
  • Protecting Information and Information Systems
  • Physical Security and Access Control
  • Protecting Employees and Physical Assets
  • Special Threats
  • Threat Response Plan
  • Crisis Management
  • Appendices
  • Helpful Website Addresses
  • About the Author
238 Pages/Hardcover/6x9/2003
ISBN10 0-87814-882-5

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SKU: 9780878148820
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Weight: 1.35 LBS