eBook Are We Safe Enough?: Measuring and Assessing Aviation Security, 1st Edition

  • Mark G. Stewart
  • John Mueller
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  • ISBN-10: 0128114762
  • ISBN-13: 9780128114766
  • DDC: 363.2876
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 268 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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This text explains how standard risk analytic and cost-benefit analysis can be applied to aviation security in systematic and easy-to-understand steps. It evaluates and puts into sensible context the risks associated with air travel, the risk appetite of airlines and regulators and the notion of acceptable risk. It does so by describing the effectiveness, risk reduction and cost of each layer of aviation security, from policing and intelligence to checkpoint passenger screening to arming pilots on the flight deck.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
1: Asking the Right Questions About Terrorism.
2: Evaluating Aviation Security.
3: Layers of Aviation Security: Examining Their Individual Contribution to Risk Reduction.
4: Reducing Costs Without Reducing Security: Comparing the Value of Individual Layers.
5: Improving Checkpoint Efficiency: Evaluating PreCheck.
6: Policing and Protecting Airports.
7: Responsible Counterterrorism Policymaking.
Appendix A: Aviation Security Costs in Australia and Elsewhere.
Appendix B: Reliability Analysis of Overall System of Aviation Security.
Appendix C: Sensitivity Analyses for FAMS, FFDOs, and BDOs.
Appendix D: TSA PreCheck.