Practical Aviation Security: Predicting And Preventing Future Threats by Jeffrey PricePractical Aviation Security: Predicting And Preventing Future Threats by Jeffrey Price

Practical Aviation Security: Predicting And Preventing Future Threats

byJeffrey Price, Jeffrey Forrest

Paperback | July 27, 2016

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Practical Aviation Security: Predicting and Preventing Future Threats, Third Editionis 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, as well as the cutting edge technologies that are shaping the future. This text equips readers working in airport security or other aviation management roles with the knowledge to implement effective security programs, meet international guidelines, and 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, Third 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, 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
  • Includes updated coverage of security related to spaceport and unmanned aerial systems, focusing on IACO (International Civil Aviation Organization) security regulations and guidance
  • Features additional and updated case studies and much more
Jeffrey C. Price, MA, CM, ACE-Security, is a recognized authority on aviation security. He is a Professor in the Aviation and Aerospace Science Department at Metropolitan State College of Denver. He has worked in the field for over 20 years, most recently as a trainer for the certification programs of the American Association of Airpor...
Title:Practical Aviation Security: Predicting And Preventing Future ThreatsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:598 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:July 27, 2016Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128042931

ISBN - 13:9780128042939

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Table of Contents

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