Practical Aviation Security Predicting and Preventing Future Threats

ISBN-10: 185617610X

ISBN-13: 9781856176101

Edition: 2008

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Practical Aviation Security is a complete guide to the aviation security system, from crucial historical events, to the policies and policy makers and the major terrorist and criminal acts that have shaped the procedures in use today, to the tip-of-the-spear technologies that are shaping the future. This text enables the reader to enter airport security or other aviation management roles with the proper knowledge to immediately implement the necessary security programs, to meet international guidelines and to responsibly protect their facility or organization, no matter how large or small. Using case studies and practical security measures in use at airports all over the world, readers learn the effective methods and the fundamental principles involved in designing and implementing a security system. This text covers commercial airport security, general aviation and cargo operations, threats and threat detection and response systems as well as international security issues. While not perfect, the aviation security system is comprehensive and requires continual focus and attention to be able to stay a step ahead of the next attack. This text provides the tools necessary to prepare practitioners to enter the industry, and if they are already in the industry to better understand it so they can prevent the next tragedy. * Understand the principles that underlie a topic of enduring importance in global commerce * Apply real-world aviation experience to the task of deflecting current and future threats * Reduce the vulnerabilities of cargo carriers and corporate jets as well as commercial airlines
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Book details

List price: $87.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 11/24/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.354

Foreword
Introduction
Preface
Acknowledgments
Companion Website
Overview of the Aviation Industry and Security in the Post-9-11 World
Introduction
The Aviation Industry: An Overview
Aircraft Operations: An Overview
Airports: An Overview
Agencies and Organizations
Concluding Remarks
Crime and Terrorism in Aviation: A Retrospective
Introduction
Historical Context on Acts of Air Terror
Conclusion
Policies and Procedures: The Development of Aviation Security Practices
Introduction
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
ICAO Annex 17: Security
International Aviation Policies
Conclusion
The Role of Government in Aviation Security
Introduction
Transportation Security Regulations (TSRs)
Part 1500: Aviation Security
Part 1503: Enforcement Actions
Part 1520: Security Sensitive Information
Part 1540: General Operations
How Regulations Are Changed
Domestic and Regional Aviation Security
Department of Homeland Security
Customs, Immigrations, and Agricultural Enforcement Agencies
Federal Security Director (FSD)
Federal Air Marshals
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Other Federal Agencies
State Aeronautical Agencies
Local Law Enforcement
Conclusion
Commercial Aviation Airport Security
Introduction
Challenge of Commercial Airport Security in the United States
Airport Security Coordinator (ASC)
Airport Security Program
Security Operations
Credentialing
Personnel Identification Systems
Training
Security Tools and Considerations
Conclusion
Introduction to Screening
Introduction
Evolution of Screening in the United States
Sterile Area
Screening Checkpoint Operations and Design
Screening: Terminal Operations and Profiling
Conclusion
Passenger and Baggage Screening
Screening Passenger and Carry-On Baggage
Screening Checked Baggage and Cargo
Special Issues in Screening
Conclusion
Commercial Aviation Aircraft Operator Security
Introduction
Airline Security: Historical Context
Aircraft Operators Standard Security Program (AOSSP)
Applicability of the Regulations
Subpart B: Security Program
Law Enforcement Operations Related to Airline Security
Aircraft Security Requirements
Airline Employee Safety
Title 49 CFR Part 1546 Foreign Air Carrier Security
Additional Considerations of Foreign Air Carrier Operations
Conclusion
General Aviation Airport Security
Introduction
Securing General Aviation
General Aviation Airport Security Program
GA Airport Security Best Practices
State of GA Security
Attempts to Secure General Aviation
State Actions
Fixed-Base Operator Security
Training for GA Airport Security and Law Enforcement Personnel
Flight Training Candidate Checks Program (FTCCP)
Maryland-3
DCA Access Standard Security Program (DASSP)
Conclusion
General Aviation Aircraft Operator Security
Introduction
The Nature of GA Flight Operations
How 9-11 Changed GA
Aircraft Security under General Operating and Flight Rules
Twelve-Five Standard Security Program
Large Aircraft Security Program
Agricultural Aircraft Security
Corporate Aviation Security
Conclusion
Air Cargo
Introduction
Understanding the Nature of Air Cargo
Background
Title 49 CFR Part 1548 Indirect Air Carrier Security
Current Air Cargo Security Programs
Conclusion
Countering Existing and Emerging Threats
Introduction
Aviation Policing Strategies
Threat Matrix
Existing Threats: Aircraft Bombings, Aircraft Hijackings, and Airport Attacks
Emerging Conventional Threats
Emerging Asymmetrical Threats
Counterterrorism: Terrorism Defense Planning
Emergency Management Cycle
Conclusion
Index
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