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Security Science: Physical Security

Physical and Corporate Security

Physical Security

This is the study of physical protection systems in society.

Here are a selection of academic resources that focus on local and environmental security, detection and control systems, building and corporate security management and security personnel. 

Handbooks and Manuals

Academic textbooks, handbooks, and manuals are a good resource to find background information, definitions, and theories. Use the following selection of eBooks to get a scholarly overview of physical and corporate security. 

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For narrower research or to find current advances in topics of Physical Security, Corporate Security and Surveillance see a selection of key titles below. 

More Journals can be found through our Databases or via ECU Journals