Security and Loss Prevention: An Introduction is published by Butterworth-Heinemann in February 2013. This book has 728 pages in English, ISBN-13 978-0123878465.
The sixth edition of Security and Loss Prevention continues the tradition of providing introductory and advanced coverage of the body of knowledge of the security profession. To bridge theory to practice is the book’s backbone, and Philip Purpura continues this strong effort with new sidebars and text boxes presenting actual security challenges from real-life situations.
Globally recognized and on the ASIS International Certified Protection Professional reading list, the sixth edition of Security and Loss Prevention enhances its position in the market as a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and up-to-date treatment of the area, connecting the public and private sector and the worlds of physical security and technological security. Purpura once again demonstrates why students and professionals alike rely on this best-selling text as a timely, reliable resource encompassing the breadth and depth of considerations involved when implementing general loss prevention concepts and security programs within an organization.
- New focus on recent technologies like social networks, digital evidence warrants, and advances in CCTV, and how those apply to security and loss prevention.
- Incorporates changes in laws, presents various strategies of asset protection, and covers the ever-evolving technology of security and loss prevention.
- Utilizes end-of-chapter case problems that take the chapters’ content and relate it to real security situations and issues, offering various perspectives on contemporary security challenges.
- Includes student study questions and an accompanying Instructor’s manual with lecture slides, lesson plans, and an instructor test bank for each chapter.