New Edition
Practical Aviation Security,
Edition 3 Predicting and Preventing Future Threats
By Jeffrey Price and Jeffrey Forrest

Publication Date: 27 Jul 2016

Practical Aviation Security: Predicting and Preventing Future Threats, Third Edition 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, 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.

Key Features

  • 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
About the author
By Jeffrey Price, Professor, Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science, Metropolitan State University, Denver; former Assistant Security Director, Denver International Airport, CO, USA and Jeffrey Forrest, Chair, Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science, Metropolitan State University, Denver, CO, USA
Book details
ISBN: 9780128042939
Page Count: 598
Retail Price : £78.99
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Airport operations specialists; airport security managers; homeland security personnel; students in aviation and Homeland Security programs

D David Worrells
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