Mapping security : the corporate security sourcebook for today's global economy /

Patterson, Tom,

Mapping security : the corporate security sourcebook for today's global economy / Tom Patterson with Scott Gleeson Blue. - xxiii, 405 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The five Ws of mapping security -- The historian and the security guy -- Charting a course -- Why you picked up this book -- Establishing your coordinates -- Building the base -- Enabling business and enhancing process -- Developing radar -- Constant vigilance -- Reality, illusion, and the souk -- Wells and the security guy travel the globe -- Europe -- The Middle East and Africa -- The Americas -- Asia Pacific -- Outsourcing and your map -- Whose law do I break? -- Mapping solutions -- Mapping law -- Mapping technology -- Mapping culture -- Mapping your future -- Local security resources by country.

Writing for executives, business managers, security professionals, and consultants, Patterson offers an exceptionally thorough and authoritative briefing on today's global security realities. Using real-world examples, he shows how to change your approach to security as you move more deeply into global markets: how to resolve contradictions among the complex rules and customs you'll have to follow and how to customize security solutions for every market. Along the way, he introduces the Mapping Security Index (MSI), a powerful new metric for rapidly quantifying security risk associated with 30 key markets.



Electronic commerce--Security measures.
International business enterprises--Computer networks--Security measures.
Internet--Security measures.
Computer security.

HF5548.37 / .P38 2005

658.478 PA.M 2005 G.C