Design and Evaluation of Physical Security Systems, 2e, includes updated references to security expectations and changes since 9/11. The threat chapter includes references to new threat capabilities in Weapons of Mass Destruction, and a new figure on hate crime groups in the US. All the technology chapters have been reviewed and updated to include technology in use since 2001, when the first edition was published. Garcia has also added a new chapter that shows how the methodology described in the book is applied in transportation systems. College faculty who have adopted this text have suggested improvements and these have been incorporated as well. This second edition also includes some references to the author's recent book on Vulnerability Assessment, to link the two volumes at a high level. * New chapter on transportation systems * Extensively updated chapter on threat definition * Major changes to response chapterSensor Classification There are several ways of classifying the types of intrusion sensors. ... The transmitter and the receiver may be separated, in which case the installation is called bistatic, or they may be located together, in which case the installation is ... Volumetric or Line Detection The entire volume or a portion of the volume of a room or building can be protected using volumetric motion sensors.
|Title||:||Design and Evaluation of Physical Protection Systems|
|Author||:||Mary Lynn Garcia|
|Publisher||:||Butterworth-Heinemann - 2007-09-26|