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.
- 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
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Overview of the Aviation Industry and Security in the Post-9/11 World
Chapter 2. Crime and Terrorism in Aviation: A Retrospective
Chapter 3. Policies and Procedures: The Development of Aviation Security Practices
Chapter 4. The Role of Government in Aviation Security
Chapter 5. Commercial Aviation Airport Security
Chapter 6. Introduction to Screening
Chapter 7. Passenger and Baggage Screening
Chapter 8. Commercial Aviation Aircraft Operator Security
Chapter 9. General Aviation Security
Chapter 10. Air Cargo Security
Chapter 11. The Threat Matrix
Chapter 12. Security Operations