Federal Suitability and Security Clearances

Author: William H. Henderson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780979346637
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Issue Mitigation Handbook explains how unfavorable suitability and security issues can be mitigated. Proper issue mitigation is not only critical to ultimately obtaining a federal clearance; in many cases it can result in the granting of an interim clearance and reduce the time it takes to get a final clearance. All three major federal personnel security programs are covered in this book with explanations of the procedures, investigations, and adjudicative standards. Sample SOR, LOD, NOPA, and affidavit forms, as well as reference materials, case citations, and rebuttal, hearing, and appeal instructions are included.

Security Clearance Manual

Author: William H. Henderson
Publisher: Last Post Publishing
ISBN: 0979346606
Format: PDF
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Security Clearance Manual is an indispensable guide for security clearance applicants, personnel security specialists and military recruiters. It provides detailed explanations of the investigative and adjudicative processes with step by step instructions for completing the security application form, tips on mitigating suitability issues and numerous case examples.

National Security Clearances

Author: Alan V. Edmunds
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781439251232
Format: PDF
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National Security Clearances: How to Get a Security Clearance and How To Keep It distills years of hard earned wisdom and experience into twelve chapters that applicants and attorneys at any level can utilize to the fullest in their quest for a security clearance. This book contains strategies and tactics that have proven successful in Court rooms across the United States.

The Cambridge Handbook of Surveillance Law

Author: David Gray
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110850938X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Surveillance presents a conundrum: how to ensure safety, stability, and efficiency while respecting privacy and individual liberty. From police officers to corporations to intelligence agencies, surveillance law is tasked with striking this difficult and delicate balance. That challenge is compounded by ever-changing technologies and evolving social norms. Following the revelations of Edward Snowden and a host of private-sector controversies, there is intense interest among policymakers, business leaders, attorneys, academics, students, and the public regarding legal, technological, and policy issues relating to surveillance. This handbook documents and organizes these conversations, bringing together some of the most thoughtful and impactful contributors to contemporary surveillance debates, policies, and practices. Its pages explore surveillance techniques and technologies; their value for law enforcement, national security, and private enterprise; their impacts on citizens and communities; and the many ways societies do - and should - regulate surveillance.

Location Based Services Handbook

Author: Syed A. Ahson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439856729
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Location-Based Services Handbook: Applications, Technologies, and Security is a comprehensive reference containing all aspects of essential technical information on location-based services (LBS) technology. With broad coverage ranging from basic concepts to research-grade material, it presents a much-needed overview of technologies for positioning and localizing, including range- and proximity-based localization methods, and environment-based location estimation methods. Featuring valuable contributions from field experts around the world, this book addresses existing and future directions of LBS technology, exploring how it can be used to optimize resource allocation and improve cooperation in wireless networks. It is a self-contained, comprehensive resource that presents: A detailed description of the wireless location positioning technology used in LBS Coverage of the privacy and protection procedure for cellular networks—and its shortcomings An assessment of threats presented when location information is divulged to unauthorized parties Important IP Multimedia Subsystem and IMS-based presence service proposals The demand for navigation services is predicted to rise by a combined annual growth rate of more than 104 percent between 2008 and 2012, and many of these applications require efficient and highly scalable system architecture and system services to support dissemination of location-dependent resources and information to a large and growing number of mobile users. This book offers tools to aid in determining the optimal distance measurement system for a given situation by assessing factors including complexity, accuracy, and environment. It provides an extensive survey of existing literature and proposes a novel, widely applicable, and highly scalable architecture solution. Organized into three major sections—applications, technologies, and security—this material fully covers various location-based applications and the impact they will have on the future.

The Palgrave Handbook of Security Risk and Intelligence

Author: Robert Dover
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137536756
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This handbook provides a detailed analysis of threats and risk in the international system and of how governments and their intelligence services must adapt and function in order to manage the evolving security environment. This environment, now and for the foreseeable future, is characterised by complexity. The development of disruptive digital technologies; the vulnerability of critical national infrastructure; asymmetric threats such as terrorism; the privatisation of national intelligence capabilities: all have far reaching implications for security and risk management. The leading academics and practitioners who have contributed to this handbook have all done so with the objective of cutting through the complexity, and providing insight on the most pressing security, intelligence, and risk factors today. They explore the changing nature of conflict and crises; interaction of the global with the local; the impact of technological; the proliferation of hostile ideologies and the challenge this poses to traditional models of intelligence; and the impact of all these factors on governance and ethical frameworks. The handbook is an invaluable resource for students and professionals concerned with contemporary security and how national intelligence must adapt to remain effective.

Incident Management Handbook

Author: United States. Coast Guard
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160771392
Format: PDF, Docs
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Assists Coast Guard personnel in response to oil spills, search and rescue operations and other emergency situations.

Practical Information Security Management

Author: Tony Campbell
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1484216857
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Create appropriate, security-focused business propositions that consider the balance between cost, risk, and usability, while starting your journey to become an information security manager. Covering a wealth of information that explains exactly how the industry works today, this book focuses on how you can set up an effective information security practice, hire the right people, and strike the best balance between security controls, costs, and risks. Practical Information Security Management provides a wealth of practical advice for anyone responsible for information security management in the workplace, focusing on the ‘how’ rather than the ‘what’. Together we’ll cut through the policies, regulations, and standards to expose the real inner workings of what makes a security management program effective, covering the full gamut of subject matter pertaining to security management: organizational structures, security architectures, technical controls, governance frameworks, and operational security. This book was not written to help you pass your CISSP, CISM, or CISMP or become a PCI-DSS auditor. It won’t help you build an ISO 27001 or COBIT-compliant security management system, and it won’t help you become an ethical hacker or digital forensics investigator – there are many excellent books on the market that cover these subjects in detail. Instead, this is a practical book that offers years of real-world experience in helping you focus on the getting the job done. What You Will Learn Learn the practical aspects of being an effective information security manager Strike the right balance between cost and risk Take security policies and standards and make them work in reality Leverage complex security functions, such as Digital Forensics, Incident Response and Security Architecture Who This Book Is For“/div>divAnyone who wants to make a difference in offering effective security management for their business. You might already be a security manager seeking insight into areas of the job that you’ve not looked at before, or you might be a techie or risk guy wanting to switch into this challenging new career. Whatever your career goals are, Practical Security Management has something to offer you.

Municipal Finances

Author: Catherine D. Farvacque-Vitkovic
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821399144
Format: PDF
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This book tells a fascinating story on municipal finances for local government practitioners with rich examples, global practices, and good and bad experiences the authors gained in decades of field work.

Glossary of Key Information Security Terms

Author: Richard Kissel
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437980090
Format: PDF, Docs
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This glossary provides a central resource of definitions most commonly used in Nat. Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) information security publications and in the Committee for National Security Systems (CNSS) information assurance publications. Each entry in the glossary points to one or more source NIST publications, and/or CNSSI-4009, and/or supplemental sources where appropriate. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find publication.