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    attacks of 9/11 to present is very familiar with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The officers in the blue shirts can be seen everywhere in airports across the United States. They are supposed to be a symbol of safety, security and reassurance for passengers. Unfortunately have become to symbolize long lines, delays, ineptitude, scandal, and inappropriate conduct. My goal is not to diminish or the work of TSA personnel as most of their employees care about security and safety. However, the hastily put together organization and poor training of its employees leaves much to be desired. Rep Ben, Stasse stated, “Washington has a lazy and destructive habit of building bureaucracies instead of setting strategies (Sasse, 2015).” Since its inception, the TSA has faced ridicule and has been the subject of negative press and scandal on an almost constant basis. Perhaps most damning has been the behavior by TSA officers that includes inappropriate touching, sexual assault and false imprisonment.…

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    enact the Transportation Security Act. Thus, the infamous Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was established (http://tsa.gov/about). Since the implementation of the TSA, airports across the nation have declined in quality and safety. Nowadays, a petting zoo is the equivalent to the average public airport. Realistically, the TSA has failed to address and control the growth of unethical behavior within the air transportation…

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    blending of security screening forces that operate under current Federal guidelines which would provide critical safety and security functions for aviation customers. Both forces must operate together with Government efficiency, be customer service driven and not exceed fiscal budgeting. In developing a working plan, policies and procedures must fall within existing Federal and state laws. In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the US government recognized that the safety and security of…

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    It was at this moment that America realized that they were under attack. Many people ask, could this attack have been avoided? America decided in order to prevent future attacks of such awful proportions, the government has to to change how far they take the extent of safety. Some things that were changed to ensure safety were, the passing of the Aviation and Transportation security act, the amount of money that goes towards government agencies, an increase of security in airports and airplanes,…

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    Before and After 9/11 Airport Security On September 11, 2001, there was a terrorist attack where an airplane crashed into the Twin Towers in New York killing thousands of Lives. The disaster of 9/11 has affected many citizens in the way they see the United States if it is a safe country to live in. The tragedy of 9/11 impacted Americans and Terrorist lives. Ever since 9/11 happened security has changed, especially in the airport because laws became strict on what you can take or not take on an…

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    In 2001 after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 the federal government created the Aviation and Transportation Act (ATSA) under the Department of Transportation (DOT). On paper it was good theory, it was intended to provide screening for all passengers and items that is to be carried aboard aircraft. Congress created the ATSA to institute new security measures as quick as possible. In 2002 the TSA was moved from the DOT to the newly created Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The TSA began to…

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    Airport Security Plan

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    shows an initial security planning report for Airport Network Security. The information takes into consideration and provides the following: 1. Network Diagram 2. Stakeholder Information 3. Laws and Regulations 4. Risk Assessment 5. Operational Technical Controls SNHU Consulting has been hired to provide technical services to propose a Risk Mitigation Plan for the Airport and involves securing the following: 1. Network Security 2. Wireless Security 3. Physical Security 4. Customer/Patron…

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    It is hard to believe that anyone would murder hundreds just to have their message heard, but that is the definition of terrorism. Terrorism is more than just a physical effect and a body count, it also can have a crippling effect on the mental state of millions. Terrorism creates fear in things that people once thought were perfectly safe, and one of the biggest fears created is on travel. Travel is a driving force in the world economy. The effects of terrorism can be felt on several fronts…

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    Privacy or National Security The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects our right of privacy and the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. But to what extent? I believe that these rights may be bent depending on the situation that is occurring. If the situation is involving national security, then I do agree these rights should be put on pause for the moment. I feel that national security is more important than privacy to an extent. I feel that…

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    I travel the St. Louis-Boston air route on an almost weekly basis. At times Boston Transportation Security Administration (TSA) stops me. Every time I am being stopped, I end up exhausted, confused and even a bit shaky. As I get prepared to cross the TSA security checkpoint the rush starts. I tend to feel somehow naked. A sensation I believe might be shared with those who actually did strip naked to show TSA screeners that they were not carrying a bomb, as John Brennan did in 2012. Once all…

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