Executive's Guide to Personal Security

Executive's Guide to Personal Security

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In this day and age, terrorist threats and ordinary criminal activity have become a growing concern for those at home as well as individuals traveling abroad. This year alone, hundreds of executives, tourists, and exchange students will be robbed, assaulted, kidnapped, and murdered. Most of these incidents could be prevented by adherence to the basic rules of personal safety. But many people are unaware of these rules or choose to ignore them. This must change. The only way to lessen your chances of becoming a victim is to learn how to make yourself less vulnerable. Written by two seasoned security experts, Executivea€™s Guide to Personal Security will allow you to make the right decisions in regard to your personal safety, the safety of your employees, and corporate assets. But these lessons are not confined to those in the business world. Anyone who would like to feel more securea€“from individuals traveling to foreign countries to those studying abroada€“can also benefit from these lessons. Executivea€™s Guide to Personal Security will teach you how to recognize and prepare for the real threats faced by executives and ordinary individuals in todaya€™s world. It will provide you with the type of knowledge necessary to empower you to face these threats and overcome them. By introducing you to information formerly reserved for security professionals and government employees, it will teach you about situational awareness, risk analysis, and countersurveillance. You will also learn how to travel safely by selecting the right airline, the right hotels, and the appropriate rental cars for your security needs. If you plan to reside abroad, this comprehensive guide will show how to select a safe neighborhood and how to secure your home against intruders. If you are an executive responsible for the safety of your employees and corporate assets, you will learn how to secure your facility and information, how to formulate emergency protocols, and how to handle a crisis. In short, Executivea€™s Guide to Personal Security will arm you with the necessary knowledge to take actions that will enhance the physical safety and security of your property, your family, and yourself. 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 measuresa€“physical, technical, and procedural. The less vulnerable we are, the less attractive we are to any criminal or terrorist planning an attack. Let Executivea€™s Guide to Personal Security show you how to ensure safety both at home and abroad.Make two copies of the numbers of credit cards and travelersa#39; checks, along with telephone numbers to report their loss, and air ticket numbers and store ... Access numbers to U.S. operators are published in many international newspapers.

Title:Executive's Guide to Personal Security
Author:David S. Katz, Ilan Caspi
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2003-07-07


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