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Surveillance Studies: An Overview
David Lyon

Polity, 2007

The study of surveillance is more relevant than ever before. The fast growth of the field of surveillance studies reflects both the urgency of civil liberties and privacy questions in the war on terror era and the classical social science debates over the power of watching and classification, from Bentham to Foucault and beyond. In this overview, David Lyon, one of the pioneers of surveillance studies, fuses with aplomb classical debates and ...


No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
Glenn Greenwald

Metropolitan Books, 2014

In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be the 29-year-old NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden, and his revelations about the agency’s widespread, systemic overreach proved to be some of the most explosive and consequential ...


Surveillance Guidance Manual

Paul Hartford, 2014

Similarly to any reflective activity, the art of surveillance cannot merely be taught in theoretical isolation. Practical applications of the numerous techniques mentioned throughout this book must be practised in a workplace environment. This document looks at surveillance from two viewpoints; an academic perspective and a practical guidance for operatives, it is the conclusion to extensive experience and further research undertaken by the ...


SuperVision: An Introduction to the Surveillance Society
John Gilliom, Torin Monahan

University Of Chicago Press, 2012

We live in a surveillance society. Anyone who uses a credit card, cell phone, or even search engines to navigate the Web is being monitored and assessed—and often in ways that are imperceptible to us. The first general introduction to the growing field of surveillance studies, SuperVision uses examples drawn from everyday technologies to show how surveillance is used, who is using it, and how it affects our world.       Beginning with ...


The Art of Surveillance
Kelly E. Riddle

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Surveillance is simply discovering without being discovered and is used to obtain information that cannot be obtained any other way. This book is designed for both the novice and experienced investigator. The author relies on his more than thirty-five years of surveillance experience in outlining the art of surveillance. Conducting surveillance correctly is truly an art. In this book the methods for all types of surveillance will be outlined ...


Surveillance Detection, The Art of Prevention
Laura Clark, William E. Algaier

Cradle Press LLC, 2007

As much as we would all like to believe that our government and law enforcement agencies can protect us from crime and terrorism, our safety is not completely assured. Certainly we cannot take the law into our own hands, but we can use legal preventative measures to protect ourselves, our families, our businesses, and our assets. Surveillance detection (SD) is a technique that has been around for a long time and is now being revitalized and ...


Countering Hostile Surveillance: Detect, Evade, and Neutralize Physical Surveillance Threats
ACM IV Security Services

Paladin Press, 2008

From the author of the highly regarded training manuals Secrets of Surveillance and Surveillance Countermeasures comes the next course in identifying and evading hostile surveillance in the real world. Every day in all parts of the world, hostile surveillance forces are stalking and exploiting unwitting prey -- be they private citizens, corporate employees or national security agents. This book demonstrates how the intended prey can detect, ...


Surveillance Countermeasures: A Serious Guide To Detecting, Evading, And Eluding Threats To Personal Privacy
ACM IV Security Services

Paladin Press, 1994

Learn to detect and evade surveillance efforts that threaten your personal security. These time-tested tactics of observation, detection and evasion are proven effective against the most sophisticated surveillance techniques used in the world.


Surveillance Tradecraft: The Professional's Guide to Surveillance Training
Peter Jenkins

Intel Publications, 2010

This new surveillance training book has been compiled as the ultimate guide and reference book for the surveillance operative. There is no other comparable book available in the world today in relation to covert surveillance training. This book will guide you through the process of carrying out covert surveillance whether you are on foot or by car, traveling by public transport or in a static rural or urban location. The book also teaches the ...


Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It
Marc Goodman

Doubleday, 2015

One of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you—and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than ever imagined.  Technological advances have benefited our world in immeasurable ways, but there is an ominous flip side: our technology can be ...


Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World
Tom Engelhardt

Haymarket Books, 2014

In 1964, a book entitled The Invisible Government shocked Americans with its revelations of a growing world of intelligence agencies playing fast and loose around the planet, a secret government lodged inside the one they knew that even the president didn't fully control. Almost half a century later, everything about that "invisible government" has grown vastly larger, more disturbing, and far more visible. In his new book, Tom Engelhardt ...


IP Video Surveillance. An Essential Guide

Alexandr Lytkin, 2012

This book’s author, Alex Lytkin, has spent many years working with digital video surveillance systems. In this guide, he addresses, step by step, all the topics related to IP video surveillance systems. Starting with the structure of IP cameras, Alex Lytkin describes in detail the mechanisms of IP-flows transmission, ways of recording, and the structure of video servers. A large section of the book is dedicated to networking technologies, ...


The Watchers: The Rise of America's Surveillance State
Shane Harris

Penguin Books, 2011

An explosive look at the domestic agencies charged with spying on all of us Given recent terrorist events in the U.S. and the document leaks by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, The Watchers is more timely than ever, drawing on access to political and operational insiders to create a brilliant exposé of why and how the American government spies on its own citizens. Born in the wake of the 1983 massacre of 241 Marines in Beirut, the domestic ...


Surveillance Nation

The Nation Co, LLC, 2015

We’ve been living in 1984 since 1941. That was the year the Justice Department first authorized the wiretapping of Americans. “We shudder to think of what its agents will do with this new authorization,” The Nation warned in an editorial that year. Ever since then, our writers have investigated, exposed and denounced gross violations of our most basic civil liberties. Now these articles have been collected in Surveillance Nation, a ...


The Dark Arts: Bugging & Electronic Surveillance

Hala Al Ayoubi, 2014

The Dark Arts Bugging & Electronic Surveillance is the first in a series of ten books by Hala Al Ayoubi The book is designed to give members of the public an insight into the world of Bugs & Electronic Surveillance


Clandestine Photography: Basic to Advanced Daytime and Nighttime Manual Surveillance Photography Techniques: ...
Raymond P. Siljander, Lance W. Juusola

Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd, 2012

This book explains how to take surreptitious photographs and record video of people and property in a safe and effective manner while producing excellent results. It is the most comprehensive text on clandestine photography available. It takes the reader through conventional as well as the most sophisticated clandestine photography methods in practice today, and it covers the use of all types of equipment ranging from off-the-shelf to the most ...


Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance
Julia Angwin

St. Martin's Griffin, 2015

An inside look at who’s watching you, what they know and why it matters. We are being watched. We see online ads from websites we’ve visited, long after we’ve moved on to other interests. Our smartphones and cars transmit our location, enabling us to know what’s in the neighborhood but also enabling others to track us. And the federal government, we recently learned, has been conducting a massive data-gathering surveillance operation ...


Principles and Practice of Public Health Surveillance
Lisa M. Lee, Stephen B. Thacker, ...

Oxford University Press, 2010

Public health surveillance is the systematic, ongoing assessment of the health of a community, based on the collection, interpretation, and use of health data. Surveillance provides information necessary for public health decision making and interventions. In the third edition of Principles and Practice of Public Health Surveillance, the editors present an organized approach to planning, developing, and implementing public health surveillance ...


Digital Video Surveillance and Security, Second Edition
Anthony C. Caputo

Butterworth-Heinemann, 2014

The use of digital surveillance technology is rapidly growing as it becomes significantly cheaper for live and remote monitoring. The second edition of Digital Video Surveillance and Security provides the most current and complete reference for security professionals and consultants as they plan, design, and implement surveillance systems to secure their places of business. By providing the necessary explanations of terms, concepts, and ...


Secrets Of Surveillance: A Professional's Guide To Tailing Subjects By Vehicle, Foot, Airplane, And Public ...
ACM IV Security Services

Paladin Press, 1993

Pros know that the real secret of surveillance lies in the skill of the operators, not in high-tech gadgets. This book is for the true practitioners of the craft. It focuses on tactics that can only be learned from stalking the streets and standing in the shadows.



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