Introduction to Homeland Security (5th ed.)

Principles of All-Hazards Risk Management

by Jane A. Bullock, George D. Haddow, Damon P. Coppola

Introduction to Homeland Security: Principles of All-Hazards Risk Management, Fifth Edition, provides users with a substantially updated version of previous versions, clearly delineating the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters, while also offering a balanced account of all aspects of homeland security.

This new edition features coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, analysis of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework for critical infrastructure protection, and examines the DHS “Blue Campaign to stop human trafficking. To provide added perspective, this edition features additional “another voice sections and examines the emergence of social media as a tool for reporting on homeland security issues.

  • Provides users with a comprehensive understanding of the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters
  • Features coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and analysis of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework for critical infrastructure protection
  • Examines the emergence of social media as a tool for reporting on homeland security issues
  • Elsevier Science; May 2015
  • ISBN: 9780128020562
  • Edition: 5
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Introduction to Homeland Security
  • Author: Jane A. Bullock; George D. Haddow; Damon P. Coppola
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann

In The Press

"If your work involves the US and homeland security at all, whether for transport or supply chain or cyber, this is the book to give you the background detail." --Professional Security Magazine Online