Aviation Security : The Security Threat, Securing Perimeter, And The Transportation Security Administration ( Tsa )

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Security is one of the most important departments in aviation. Without security in aviation it would be extremely vulnerable to threat, harm and accidents to passengers, employees and aircrafts. Aviation has been threatened for decades now. From bombings and hijackings since the 1960s to the recent bombing in Brussels. It wasn’t until 9/11 when America knew there was a big gap in the security infrastructure in aviation. So what exactly is aviation security? Aviation Security is techniques and methods used for protecting passengers, employees and aircraft from harm, danger and other possible threats. A lot has been learned from prior accidents and trying to prevent further accidents is a challenge in aviation security. There are several challenges in aviation security that I will discuss in this paper. The challenges in aviation security are identify the security threat, securing perimeter, and The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening related to passenger flow. I will also discuss possible solutions to each challenge that may be used in the future of aviation. Security could vary from place to place, so in this paper I will discuss the challenges within in the United States. Threats The biggest challenge in aviation security is identify the threat. It is challenging because if you cannot identify the threat you cannot prevent or resolve it. Trying to identify the threat is also a challenge because of emerging techniques and strategies used by

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