Strategies and Costs
Complete Guide to Identifying Your Facility's Risk and Balance
Security Needs with Safe Access and Building Requirements
By David Owen;
Reviewer: Sako Security Consultants
A complete guide to identify your
facility's risk and balance security needs with safe access and
a building that functions efficiently.
Theft, assault, corporate espionage,
unauthorized systems access, terrorism, hurricanes and tornadoes,
sabotage, vandalism, fire, explosions, and other threats… All are
considerations as building owners, facility managers, and design and
construction professionals seek ways to meet security needs.
This comprehensive resource will help you
evaluate your facility’s security needs -- and design and budget for
the materials and devices needed to fulfill them. The text and cost
data will help you to:
- Identify threats, probability of
occurrence, and the potential losses – to determine and address
your real vulnerabilities.
- Perform a detailed risk assessment of an
existing facility, and prioritize and budget for security
- Evaluate and price security systems and
construction solutions, so you can make cost-effective choices.
- Design security into new construction or
remodeling projects – and integrate it with other building
- Put effective Crisis Management and
Emergency Response teams and plans in place.
- Over 130 pages of Means Cost Data for
installation of security systems and materials.
- Review of more than 50 security devices and
construction solutions – how they work, and how they compare.
- Interactive Risk Assessment Matrix,
downloadable from a dedicated Web site, which helps you determine
your real vulnerability, and where your security dollars should be
Written by David Owen, facilities
consultant and author of IFMA Award-winning
Facilities Planning &
Relocation (Means publication). Reviewed by Sako Security Consulting
Hardcover, 390 pages
Building Security: Strategies and Costs