Publisher description for The McGraw-Hill homeland security handbook / David G. Kamien, editor : with a foreword by Professor Richard Falkenrath.


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More than $3 billion is spent annually on homeland security. New threats and vulnerabilities are identified on virtually a daily basis. The McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Handbook provides first responders, security professionals, and students with a fundamental and definitive overview of critical homeland security issues. This first all-in-one reference features review and assessment of myriad homeland security risks, along with insights, strategies, and practical advice for working successfully in the new threat environment. A team of more than 70 experts supplies chapters covering terrorist tactics, intra-government coordination of information, behavioral pattern recognition, aviation and maritime passenger and cargo security, new rules for securing cyberspace, roles of media and private individuals, and more.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
Emergency management -- United States.
Civil defense -- United States.
National security -- United States.
United States. -- Dept. of Homeland Security.
Preparedness.