Security Risks: Assessment, Management and Current Challenges


Series: Defense, Security and Strategies
BISAC: POL012000

Security is one of the key pillars on which a stable society is built, and which guarantees the rights of its members. One of the modern strategies – human security – potentiates that economy, environment, security, social conditions and law are the main attributes and functions that provide citizen’s with prosperity, a sense of safety and integrity. Good socio-economic conditions, healthy environment and respect for human rights provide a state with political and democratic strength. It also allows for business to be stronger and progressive.

This edition aims to provide some of the key challenges for modern societies so that scientists may explain them and give some solutions for better risk and crisis management. Scientists and researches from different areas and universities analyzed risks from areas of IT, global health, migrations, social engeneering, nuclear weaponry, environmental protection, private anti-crime business and different security policies. One of the aims of this edition is to explain how important it is to recognize all different challenges, not to neglect them, but to provide them with all possible legal solutions, technical solutions and knowledge to protect people, society and state from qualitatively different risks and consequences. Through this edition, experts and researches have tried to provide actual reviews of challenges of the twenty-first century and possible solutions for their understanding, prevention and/or minimalizing damages in emergency situations. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part I. Global Challenges and Security Concepts

Chapter 1. New Challenges and Revision of the Human Security Concept
Milica Boskovic, PhD, Nenad Putnik, PhD and Zoran Dragisic, PhD (Faculty of Security Studies-University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

Chapter 2. The Course of Forced Migrations and the Humanitarian Crisis in Europe
Jasmina Gaèiæ, Ph.D., Slaðana Babiæ, Ph.D. and Vladimir Jakovljeviæ, Ph.D. (Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

Part II. European Union Security Policy

Chapter 3. Foresighting Needs for Secure Societies “2035”: Scenario-Based Approaches to Futuristic European Union Policies as a Comprehensive Security Provider
Alexander Siedschlag and Andrea Jerkoviæ (School of Public Affairs, The Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA, U.S.A., and others)

Part III. Information Security

Chapter 4. ISFAM 2.0: Revisiting the Information Security Assessment Model
Marco Spruit, Ph.D. and Gabriel Slot, Ph.D. (Department of Information and Computing Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

Part IV. Cyber-Space as Challenge

Chapter 5. Contemporary Deception Techniques: Social Engineering – Semantic, Phenomenological and Security Aspects
Goran Mandiæ, Ph.D., Nenad Putnik, Ph.D. and Mladen Miloševiæ, Ph.D. (Faculty of Security Studies-University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

Part V. Technologies and Risk Management

Chapter 6. Failure in Complex Socio-Technical Security Systems: Why Do They Repeat Given That, in Theory, They Create Opportunities for Active Learning?
Paul McFarlane*, Ph.D. (Northampton Business School, University of Northampton, Northampton, United Kingdom)

Part VI. Human Resources and Security Challenges

Chapter 7. Full Spectrum Threats: Why Organizational Culture (And Its Micro-Cultures) Are Critical to the Success or Failure of Organizational Resilience
Milyan (Mils) Hills, Ph.D. (Northampton Business School, University of Northampton, Northampton, United Kingdom)

Part VII. Controlling Nuclear Threats

Chapter 8. Filling the Legal Gaps: Adoption of an International Treaty That Bans Nuclear Weapons and Provides a Framework for Their Elimination
Gospava Stojanovic, MC (Faculty of Security, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia)

Part VIII. Private Anti-Crime Business

Chapter 9. Crime Control Industry in Transition Countries
Milica Boškoviæ,Ph.D., Zoran Kekovic, Ph.D., Zelimir Kesetovic, Ph.D. and Milan Gligorijevic, Ph.D. (Faculty of Security Studies-University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, and others)

Part IX. Health Security Risks

Chapter 10. Global Health Threats and Health Protection
Slaðana Babiæ, Ph.D., Jasmina Gaèiæ, Ph.D. and Vladimir Jakovljeviæ, Ph.D. (Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

PART X. Environmental Protection

Chapter 11. Environmental Protection
Aleksandar Ivanov, PhD (Department of Security studies, University of St. Kliment Ohridski, Bitola, Republic of Macedonia)

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