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Practical Aviation Security
 
 

Practical Aviation Security, 2nd Edition

Predicting and Preventing Future Threats

 
Practical Aviation Security, 2nd Edition,Jeffrey Price,ISBN9780123914194
 
 
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Key Features

  • Covers commercial airport security, general aviation and cargo operations, threats, and threat detection and response systems, as well as international security issues
  • Lays out the security fundamentals that can ensure the future of global travel and commerce
  • Applies real-world aviation experience to the task of anticipating and deflecting threats

Description

The second edition of Practical Aviation Security is a complete guide to the aviation security system, from crucial historical events to the policies, policymakers, and major terrorist and criminal acts that have shaped the procedures in use today. The tip-of-the-spear technologies that are shaping the future are also addressed.

This text equips readers in airport security or other aviation management roles with the knowledge to implement the effective security programs, to meet international guidelines, and to responsibly protect facilities or organizations of any size. Using case studies and practical security measures now in use at airports worldwide, readers learn the effective methods and the fundamental principles involved in designing and implementing a security system.

The aviation security system is comprehensive and requires continual focus and attention to stay a step ahead of the next attack. Practical Aviation Security, Second Edition helps prepare practitioners to enter the industry, and helps seasoned professionals prepare for new threats and prevent new tragedies.

Readership

Airport operations specialists; airport security managers; homeland security personnel; students in aviation and homeland security programs

Jeffrey Price

Jeffrey C. Price, MA, CM, ACE-Security, is a recognized authority on aviation security. He is a Professor in the Aviation and Aerospace Science Department at Metropolitan State College of Denver. He has worked in the field for over 20 years, most recently as a trainer for the certification programs of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). His company, Leading Edge Strategies, has conducted the Airport Security Coordinator Training School. Jeff is also the original author of the Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Security program, as well as the lead author of the new Certified Member (CM) Body of Knowledge, and trains both the ACE Security and CM programs. Jeff entered airport management in the Operations Department at Stapleton International Airport in 1992, worked in operations and developed the initial airfield manager training programs for DIA, then helped open Denver International Airport in 1995. He served as the Assistant Security Director until 1998, then moved to Jefferson County Airport as the Director of Public Relations, Marketing and Property Management. He was appointed the Airport Manager at Jefferson County Airport in 1999 and served until 2002. He also was appointed to a term on the Colorado Aeronautics Board.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science, Metropolitan State University, Denver; former Assistant Security Director, Denver International Airport, CO, USA

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Practical Aviation Security, 2nd Edition

Dedication

Foreword from the First Edition

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

Companion Website

1. Overview of the Aviation Industry and Security in the Post-9/11 World

Objectives

Introduction

Aviation Industry: An Overview

Aviation Security and Responding to Threats

Aviation Economics

Aviation Security Funding

Aircraft Operations: An Overview

Airline Management

Airline Economics

Airports: An Overview

Airport Ownership and Operation

Agencies and Organizations

Conclusion

References

2. Crime and Terrorism in Aviation: A Retrospective

Objectives

Introduction

Historical Context on Acts of Air Terror

1990–2001: A False Sense of Security

September 11, 2001

Post-9/11 Attacks

Conclusion

References

3. Policies and Procedures: The Development of Aviation Security Practices

Objectives

Introduction

International Civil Aviation Organization

U.S. Aviation Policies

Federal Government Takeover of the Screening Process

International Aviation Policies

Conclusion

References

4. The Role of Government in Aviation Security

Objectives

Introduction

Transportation Security Regulations

How Regulations are Changed

Intelligence and Intervention

Domestic and Regional Aviation Security

Conclusion

References

5. Commercial Aviation Airport Security

Objectives

Introduction

Challenge of Commercial Airport Security in the United States

Airport Security Coordinator

Airport Security Program

Access Control Systems

Incident Management

Security Tools and Considerations

Conclusion

References

6. Introduction to Screening

Objectives

Introduction

Evolution of Screening in the United States

Screening under the Transportation Security Administration

Screening Checkpoint Operations and Design

Screening: Terminal Operations and Profiling

Conclusion

References

7. Passenger and Baggage Screening

Objectives

Screening Passenger and Carry-On Baggage

Screening Checked Baggage

Special Issues in Screening

Conclusion

References

8. Commercial Aviation Aircraft Operator Security

Objectives

Introduction

Airline Security: Historical Context

Aircraft Operator Standard Security Program

Law Enforcement Operations Related to Airline Security

Aircraft Security Requirements

Airline Employee Safety

Foreign Aircraft Operations

Conclusion

References

9. General Aviation Security

Objectives

Introduction

Securing General Aviation

How 9/11 Changed General Aviation

GA Airport Security Best Practices

State of GA Security

Attempts to Secure General Aviation

Helicopter Security

Training for GA Airport Security and Law Enforcement Personnel

Alien Flight Student Program

Flight School Security Awareness Training

Maryland-3

Aircraft Security under General Operating and Flight Rules

Agricultural Aircraft Security

Corporate Aviation Security

DCA Access Standard Security Program

Conclusion

References

10. Air Cargo Security

Objectives

Introduction

Terrorism and Crime in Air Cargo

The Nature of Air Cargo

Known Shipper Program

Government Accountability Office on Air Cargo

Aviation Security Advisory Committee: Air Cargo

Summary of TSA Rulemaking

Unknown Shippers and U.S. Mail

Certified Cargo Screening Program

Current Air Cargo Security Measures and Issues

Conclusion

References

11. The Threat Matrix

Objectives

Introduction

Threat Matrix

Existing Threats: Aircraft Bombings, Aircraft Hijackings, and Airport Attacks

Emerging Conventional Threats

Emerging Asymmetrical Threats

Counterterrorism: Terrorism Defense Planning

Conclusion

References

12. Security Operations

Objectives

Introduction

Aviation Policing Strategies

Security Management Systems

Airport Crimes

Airport Policing Strategies

Policing General Aviation

Professional Security Officers

Red Teaming

Conclusion

References

Index

Quotes and reviews

"... the depth of research and application delivered by the authors is evident...This book should be required reading for all those involved in the protection of airports, airlines, aircraft, and—above all—passengers." -Security Management, Nov 2014

 
 
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