Are We Safe Enough?: Measuring And Assessing Aviation Security by Mark G. StewartAre We Safe Enough?: Measuring And Assessing Aviation Security by Mark G. Stewart

Are We Safe Enough?: Measuring And Assessing Aviation Security

byMark G. Stewart, John Mueller

Paperback | September 12, 2017

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Are We Safe Enough? Measuring and Assessing Aviation Securityexplains how standard risk analytic and cost-benefit analysis can be applied to aviation security in systematic and easy-to-understand steps. The book 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.



  • Quantifies the risks, costs and benefits of various aviation security methods, including policing, intelligence, PreCheck, checkpoint passenger screening, behavioral detection, air marshals and armed pilots
  • Focuses on security measures that reduce costs without reducing security, including PreCheck, Federal Flight Deck Officer program and Installed Physical Secondary Barriers
  • Features risk-reduction insights with global applications that are fully transparent, and fully explored through sensitivity analysis
Mark G. Stewart is Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Centre for Infrastructure Performance and Reliability at The University of Newcastle in Australia. He is co-author of Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Engineering Systems (Chapman & Hall, 1997, and Japanese edition in 2003), and has published more than 400 technical ...
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Title:Are We Safe Enough?: Measuring And Assessing Aviation SecurityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 12, 2017Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128114754

ISBN - 13:9780128114759

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: 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. Conclusion: Responsible counterterrorism policy-making