eBook Practical Aviation Security, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 012391485X
  • ISBN-13: 9780123914859
  • DDC: 387.7068
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 520 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword from the First Edition.
Companion Website.
1: Overview of the Aviation Industry and Security in the Post-9/11 World.
2: Crime and Terrorism in Aviation: A Retrospective.
3: Policies and Procedures: The Development of Aviation Security Practices.
4: The Role of Government in Aviation Security.
5: Commercial Aviation Airport Security.
6: Introduction to Screening.
7: Passenger and Baggage Screening.
8: Commercial Aviation Aircraft Operator Security.
9: General Aviation Security.
10: Air Cargo Security.
11: The Threat Matrix.
12: Security Operations.