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Product Description: The report categorizes school safety technologies, noting the lack of research about school safety technology and summarizing the existing research on school violence; presents six case studies of innovative technologies used in schools; and summarizes experts’ views of technologies and safety problems, determined through interviews; and presents experts’ rankings of technology needs to improve school safety, produced during two day-long panels...read more

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9780833094742 | Rand Corp, May 15, 2016, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: The report categorizes school safety technologies, noting the lack of research about school safety technology and summarizing the existing research on school violence; presents six case studies of innovative technologies used in schools; and summarizes experts’ views of technologies and safety problems, determined through interviews; and presents experts’ rankings of technology needs to improve school safety, produced during two day-long panels.

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Product Description: This study reports on strategic planning activities supporting the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) in the area of information technology, collecting and analyzing data on law enforcement needs and identifying potential solutions through technology assessment studies, extensive outreach and liaison activities, and subject matter expert panels...read more

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9780833088734 | Rand Corp, February 15, 2015, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: This study reports on strategic planning activities supporting the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) in the area of information technology, collecting and analyzing data on law enforcement needs and identifying potential solutions through technology assessment studies, extensive outreach and liaison activities, and subject matter expert panels.

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Product Description: Passwords are proving less and less capable of protecting computer systems from abuse. Multifactor authentication (MFA)‹which combines something you know (e.g., a PIN), something you have (e.g., a token), and/or something you are (e...read more

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9780833052353 | Rand Corp, July 16, 2011, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: Passwords are proving less and less capable of protecting computer systems from abuse.

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Product Description: The ability to measure emergency preparedness is critical for policy analysis in homeland security. Yet it remains difficult to know how prepared a response system is to deal with large-scale incidents, whether it be a natural disaster, terrorist attack, or industrial or transportation accident...read more

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9780833050052 | Rand Corp, August 16, 2010, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: The ability to measure emergency preparedness is critical for policy analysis in homeland security.

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Product Description: Deterrence―a central feature of counterterrorism security systems and a major factor in the cost-effectiveness of many security programs―is not well understood or measured. This paper offers a framework for understanding how security systems may deter or displace attacks and how to measure the relative deterrent value of alternative systems...read more

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9780833049148 | Rand Corp, January 15, 2010, cover price $20.00 | also contains Understanding the Role of Deterrence in Counterterrorism Security | About this edition: Deterrence―a central feature of counterterrorism security systems and a major factor in the cost-effectiveness of many security programs―is not well understood or measured.

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Product Description: With terrorism still prominent on the U.S. agenda, whether the country1s prevention efforts match the threat the United States faces continues to be central in policy debate. Does the country need a dedicated domestic intelligence agency? Case studies of five other democracies―Australia, Canada, France, Germany, and the UK―provide lessons and common themes that may help policymakers decide...read more
By Brian A. Jackson (editor)

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9780833046178 | Rand Corp, May 15, 2009, cover price $33.50 | About this edition: With terrorism still prominent on the U.

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Product Description: Whether U.S. terrorism-prevention efforts match the threat continues to be central in policy debate. Part of this debate is whether the United States needs a dedicated domestic counterterrorism intelligence agency. This book examines such an agency's possible capability, comparing its potential effectiveness with that of current efforts, and its acceptability to the public, as well as various balances and trade-offs involved...read more
By Brian A. Jackson (editor), Darcy Noricks (contributor) and Agnes Gereben Schaefer (contributor)

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9780833046161 | Rand Corp, February 1, 2009, cover price $41.50 | About this edition: Whether U.

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9780833046819, titled "The Lessons of Mumbai" | Rand Corp, January 23, 2009, cover price $9.95

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Product Description: This study of the Mumbai, India, terrorist attack of November 2008 identifies the operational and tactical capabilities displayed by the terrorists and evaluates the response of the Indian security forces, with the goal of helping counterterrorism authorities in India and elsewhere to prepare for or counter future terrorist attacks on urban centers...read more

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9780833046673 | Rand Corp, January 1, 2009, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This study of the Mumbai, India, terrorist attack of November 2008 identifies the operational and tactical capabilities displayed by the terrorists and evaluates the response of the Indian security forces, with the goal of helping counterterrorism authorities in India and elsewhere to prepare for or counter future terrorist attacks on urban centers.

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Product Description: Develops approaches for assessing asymmetric attacks using cruise missiles or unmanned aerial vehicles, a novel potential threat to homeland targets, in the context of other options available to terrorist actors and for identifying the factors that might make these technologies attractive to adversaries...read more

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9780833041692 | Rand Corp, March 1, 2008, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Develops approaches for assessing asymmetric attacks using cruise missiles or unmanned aerial vehicles, a novel potential threat to homeland targets, in the context of other options available to terrorist actors and for identifying the factors that might make these technologies attractive to adversaries.

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Product Description: U.S. communities depend on reliable, safe, and secure rail systems. Each weekday, more than 12 million passengers take to U.S. railways. This book explains a framework for security planners and policymakers to guide cost-effective rail-security planning, specifically for the risk of terrorism...read more

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9780833041173 | Rand Corp, December 30, 2007, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: U.

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Product Description: Terrorist organizations use many technologies as they plan and stage attacks. This book explores the purpose and manner of the use of communication and computer technologies, their net effect, and security forces' possible responses...read more

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9780833041418 | Rand Corp, November 1, 2007, cover price $25.50 | About this edition: Terrorist organizations use many technologies as they plan and stage attacks.

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