Vulnerability assessment and target hardening encompass very important components of the crime and loss prevention field. Effective Physical Security, 2nd edition is written by specialists in this field and contains a wealth of practical, immediately-useful information. Material for this book was selected from an earlier Butterworth-Heinemann publication, Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, Third Edition, and includes two completely new chapters on computer security and access control.Designed for easy reference, the text is divided into three major parts: Design, Equipment, and Operations. In addition to the two new chapters, important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, lock, lighting, and CCTV is included.Lawrence J. Fennelly is an independent security consultant in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A graduate of the National Crime Prevention Institute, Mr. Fennelly is a member of the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners and the American Society of Industrial Security, He is the author of numerous books on security and crime prevention. The best teaching/reference book available to the security professional.Two new chapters on computer security and access control.Each chapter written by a specialist in the field.