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The Complete Book of Home, Site and Office Security

The Complete Book of Home, Site and Office Security


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The Complete Book of Home, Site and Office Security

Selecting, Installing, and Troubleshooting Systems and Devices

Bill Phillips

This is a one-stop resource for securing and protecting homes, businesses, and other valuable property.

Written without technical jargon and packed with at-a-glance charts, checklists, and illustrations as well as sample contracts and agreements, this indispensable guide focuses on choosing, installing, and troubleshooting security devices and systems, and offers up practical advice on starting and running a security consulting business.

Written by nationally known security expert Bill Phillips, The Complete Book of Home, Site, and Office Security is the only book that offers:
Detailed, expert answers on every major security issue, from automobile theft prevention, to closed-circuit TV and video systems, to safes and vaults, to terrorism threats

The best available advice and clear instructions from a leading professional
Jargon-free language that anyone can follow and apply

Inside, you'll find step-by-step, illustrated instructions for selecting, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing high-tech security systems and devices along with insider information on locks and other protective equipment. The Complete Book of Home, Site, and Office Security has it all.

Packed with useful features such as security surveys and checklists, a registered professional locksmith (RPL) test, a registered security professional (RSP) test, and lists of trade associations and journals, Bill Phillips' The Complete Book of Home, Site, and Office Security is a solid value—whether you're investing in a career or merely your own peace of mind.

Hands-On Professional Security
Access Control Systems
Alarm Systems
Apartment Security
Automating a Home
Automobile Security
Building a Security Business
Carjacking Prevention
Closed Circuit TV and Video
Computer Security
Crime Watches
Desk and Filing Cabinet Locks
Door Security and Vulnerabilities
Fence Security
High Rise Security
High-Security Locks
Home Invasion Prevention
Home Safety and Security
Jimmyproof Deadlocks
Key Control
Landscaping for Security
Lighting for Security
Locks and Locking Devices
Lock Installation
Lock Vulnerabilities
Office Security
Physical and Electronic Security
Safes and Vaults
Security Consulting
Smart Cards
Smart Homes
Terrorism Defenses
Windows and Skylights




Chapter 1: History of Loss Prevention

Chapter 2: Strengthening Doors

Chapter 3: Exit Door Devices

Chapter 4: Securing Windows

Chapter 5: Lock Basics

Chapter 6: High-Security Mechanical Locks

Chapter 7: Electronic Locks

Chapter 8: Electromagnetic Locks

Chapter 9: Intruder Alarms and Home Automation

Chapter 10: Access-Control Systems

Chapter 11: Safety and Security Lighting

Chapter 12: Closed-Circuit Television Systems

Chapter 13: Safes and Vaults

Chapter 14: Automobile Security

Chapter 15: Home and Office Insurance

Chapter 16: Home and Office Security Basics

Chapter 17: Neighborhood Crime Watches

Chapter 18: Computer Security

Chapter 19: Choosing and Using Security Professionals

Chapter 20: Preventing and Surviving Home Fires

Chapter 21: Terrorism

Chapter 22: Creating a Web Site

Appendix A: Registered Professional Locksmith Test

Appendix B: Registered Security Professional Test

Appendix C: Installing a Securitron Mortise Glass Lock

Appendix D: Finish Codes

Appendix E: Trade Journals

Appendix F: Installing Securitron Magnalock Devices



Biographical note:

Bill Phillips is president of the International Association of Home Safety and Security Professionals. He is also the most successful author of security books ever.

His best-selling The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing (the world’s best-selling locksmithing book) is currently in its sixth edition. Mr. Phillips also wrote McGraw-Hill's Locksmithing, part of the Craftmaster series, The Complete Book of Electronic Security, and The Complete Book of Home, Site, and Office Security, also from McGraw-Hill.

He is the author of the "Lock" article in the 1998 to 2006 editions of the World Book Encyclopedia, and has written hundreds of security-related articles for professional and general-circulation periodicals, including Keynotes, Home Mechanix (security editor), Locksmith Ledger International (contributing editor), Los Angeles Times, Consumers Digest, The National Locksmith (contributing writer), Safe and Vault Technology, Security Dealer, and many others.

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