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Futures in Mechanics of Structures and Materials

Edited by Thiru Aravinthan, Warna (Karu) Karunasena, Hao Wang

CRC Press – 2008 – 914 pages

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    978-0-415-49196-9
    November 20th 2008

Description

Futures in Mechanics of Structures and Materials is a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 2 – 5 December 2008) by academics, researchers and practicing engineers mainly from Australasia and the Asia-Pacific region. The topics under discussion include:

- Composite structures and materials

- Computational mechanics

- Earthquake and wind engineering

- Fire engineering

- Geomechanics and foundation engineering

- Mechanics of materials

- Rehabilitation of structures

- Reinforced and prestressed concrete structures

- Reliability and sustainability of structures

- Shock and impact loading

- Steel structures

- Structural dynamics

- Structural health monitoring

- Structural mechanics

- Timber engineering

Futures in Mechanics of Structures and Materials will be a valuable reference for academics, researchers and practicing engineers working in structural and material engineering and mechanics.

Contents

THE EVOLVING ROLE OF SECURITY MANAGEMENT

The Risk and Loss Challenges to Modern Enterprise

Super-Ordinate Directive: Protecting People, Property and Ideas

Ensuring Continuity of Service

Examination of Specific Environments:

Governance and Compliance: Internal Threats and Stakeholder Confidence

Litigation and Legislation

Globalization

IT/Network Infrastructure

Total Enterprise Security: Protecting Organizational Assets

Human Assets

Physical Assets

Intellectual Property

Brand Identity and Reputation

Financial Integrity and Accountability

Information Technology and Networks

Business Continuity and Succession Planning

The Security Manager as a Team Leader

Expectations of the Modern Manager

Supervision and Management: Roles and Responsibilities

Identifying Management Style

Effective Team Dynamics

Critical Distinctions: Management and Leadership

Identifying and Meeting Goals

Security Manager's Human Resource Responsibilities

The Security Manager as a Business Leader

The Role of Security in Modern Enterprise

Business Metrics and Total Quality Management

Overcoming "Overhead" Perception: Quantifying Averted Loss and Building Value

Added Services

Establishing Executive Buy-in

Key Business Partners:

THE EVOLVING ROLE OF SECURITY, RISK MANAGEMENT AND LOSS PREVENTION

The Art & Science of Security

Historical Concepts of Security

Two Traditional Postures: "Denial and Hysteria"

Operating in a "Fishbowl"

The Security Manager as Chess Player

Detect, Deter, Disrupt, Deny

The Five Components of an Effective Security Program:

Managing Risk

The Risk Management Formula

Risk Analysis and Modeling

Selling your Solutions

Security Operations in the Modern Enterprise

Credential Management

Access Control and Alarm Management

Surveillance: Detection and Deterrence

Fire/Life Safety Prevention and Containment

Surveys and Measurement

Audits and Compliance

Prevention through Design

Incident Reporting and Case Management

IT Authentication, Security and Monitoring

Public Agency Interface

Budgeting

Defining the Security Budget

Anticipating Costs and Forecasting Expenditures

Fixed Costs vs. Variable Costs

One Time Expenditures, Amortization and Depreciation

Personnel Expenditures

Technology Expenditures

Vehicle and Equipment Expenditures

"Marketing "/Security Awareness Expenditures

Administrative Expenditures

Training Expenditures

Cost Efficienciesl Economies of Scale

Value-Added Opportunities

The Intelligence Cycle and Due Diligence

Planning and Direction

Collection

Processing

Analysis and Production

Dissemination

Due Diligence Investigations

Communications and Media

Organizational Media Policy

Public Information Officers

Press Access and Free Speech Areas

Establishing Good Media Relations

Information Management

Security Ethics

Expectations and Rights

Illegitimate or Unlawful Directives

Limits of Surveillance

Unfair Labor Practices

Profiling

Use of Force

COMPONENTS OF THE ENTERPRISE SECURITY PROGRAM

People (Personnel)

Determining Needs: In-House vs. Outsourced Functions

The Modem Security Officer:

Establishing Post and Patrol Requirements

Selecting Vendors

Contract Management

The Hiring and Selection Process

Developing Supervisors and Grooming Your Replacement

Training and Professional Development

Career Path Development

Technology

Access Control and Alarm Monitoring Systems (ACAMS)

Network Architecture

Security Cameras

Surveillance Monitoring

Control Center Design

Network Access Authentication

Network Protection and Encryption

Lighting

Screening and Detection

Biometrics

Fire and Life Safety

RFP and Vendor Selection

Contract Management

Specifications, Drawings and System Design Standards

Test and Verification

Environment

SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) Analysis

Defensible Space

Integrating Security into Design

Project Management

Target Hardening

Natural Barriers

Natural Lighting

Visibility and Line- of- Sight

Psychological Deterrents

Process

Vision and Mission Statement for Security

Organizational Policies and Procedures

Executive Buy-In

Post Orders

Emergency Response Procedures

Legislation and Regulation

Survey, Audit and Compliance

Training

Periodic Evaluation and Modification

Continuous Process Improvement

Awareness

Defining Security Awareness

Intelligence and Threat Assessment

Training, Educating and Empowering the Workforce

Engineering Good Habits

"JDLR"- Just Doesn't Look Right

Creative Awareness Strategies

Marketing Security

Executive Buy-In

Security Awareness Focus

DEFINING AND MITIGATING THE THREATS TO ENTERPRISE SECURITY

Internal Investigations

Discretion and Privacy

Rights and Abilities in Private vs. Public Investigations

Shopkeeper's Privilege

Involving Key Business Partners

Internal Threats

Financial Misconduct I White Collar Crime

Corporate and Vicarious Liability

Policy Violations

Unauthorized DisclosurelViolations of Privacy

Theft

Criminal and Civil Threats

Shoplifting

Trespassing

Burglary

Vandalism

Slips, Trips and Falls

Civil Disobedience

Assault and Battery

Domestic Violence

Arson and Sabotage

Narcotics and Substance Abuse

Gangs and Organized Crime

Coordinating with Law Enforcement

Workplace Violence

Definitions

Hostile Work Environment

Weapons Policies

The Warning Signs

Intervention

Mitigation and Employee Assistance

Response Plans

Fire and Life Safety Emergencies

Fire Protection and Life Safety

Monitoring and Inspection

Prevention

Containment

Early Detection and Response

Interagency Coordination

Evacuation Training and Education

Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS)

Communications Interoperability

Catastrophic Event and Business Continuity Planning

Natural Disaster

Terrorism

Civic Unrest

Pandemic

CBRNE Events

Unintended Release, Toxins, Explosions

Cyber-attack, Denial of Service, Network Failure

Threats to Executives, Disruption of Decision Making

Elements of BCP

Competitive Intelligence and Industrial Espionage

Compare and Contrast CI and Espionage

Operational Security (OPSEC)

Defining, Controlling and Destroying Sensitive Information

Counter Intelligence Programs

Methods of Intelligence Gathering

Electronic Intelligence and Countermeasures

Operating in a Global Environment

Regional Analysis

Identifying Public and Private Regional Partners

Global Centralized Monitoring

Piracy, Kidnap and Ransom, and Extortion

Information and Network Security

Partnering with IT and Network Administrator

Cross-functionality: physical and IT security

Understanding Threats

Authentication and Verification

Monitoring and Measurement

Intrusion Detection and Network Analyzers

Antivirus

Firewalls and Proxy

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Description: Edited by Thiru Aravinthan, Warna (Karu) Karunasena, Hao Wang. Futures in Mechanics of Structures and Materials is a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland,...
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