"Introduction to Security, 8th Edition", has been the leading introduction to private security for over thirty years, celebrated for its balanced and professional approach to this increasingly important area. Now the eighth edition expands the key topics and adds material on important issues in the 21st c environment. The author team brings together top-level professional experience in industry with years of teaching experience. As a recommended title for security certifications, it is a crucial resource for the 30,000+ ASIS International members, and is also used as a core security textbook in universities throughout the country.This is Butterworth-Heinemann's best-selling security text of all time, an essential reference for all security professionals. This title includes: significantly expanded chapters on computer issues, cargo, homeland security and terrorism; new chapter on Internal Issues and Controls covering crucial information on internal theft, personnel policies, and drugs and violence in the workplace; and, more illustrations and photos to make learning easier.