Implementing Physical Protection Systems: A Practical Guide
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: David G. Patterson
- Publish Date: 2005-01-16
The purpose of this book is to guide security professionals in applying physical protection systems (PPSs). Topics include: the functions of PPSs; the complex subject of project management, including modern management principles that help managers accomplish projects on time and under budget; the important precepts of designing PPSs and preparing the specifications that will be sent to potential bidders during the procurement phase; the process of procurement, including the use of requests for proposals, sole source agreements, and invitations for bids; installation issues and the development of operating procedures; and discussion of the importance of maintenance and maintenance contracts in keeping PPSs operating effectively. You will also learn which concepts to consider regarding evaluation and eventual replacement of PPSs. This book will be of interest to anyone involved in executing a physical protection system.