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    All airports are required by law to provide baggage and passenger screening to avoid terrorist attacks like that of September 11, 2001 in America. Under the supervision and auspices of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), airports are allowed to hire private security companies to perform the baggage and passenger screening. For these reasons, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) contracted Covenant Aviation Security (CAS) to provide the screening of passengers and their baggage. After the September 11, 2001, analysts had mixed feelings about private companies screening passengers at the airport because they were saying these private companies allowed the terrorists to board and hijack aircraft. At that time the Congress and the Bush administration decided to federalize airport screeners (Kettl, 2015). Their argument was that the citizens would feel safer when the…

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    The Transportation Security Administration was created after the terrorist attack in New York City on September 11, 2001 and their main job was to ensure that an attack like this can never happen ever again. Their main duty is to prevent any terrorist attacks and to also prevent any incidents from happening. The TSA was created and “passed by the 107th Congress and signed on November 19, 2001” (“Mission.” Transportation Security Administration, 9 Dec. 2016). From then till now, not once have…

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    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 Security 5. Commerce Security The…

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    Years ago, flying commercially was probably an enjoyable experience. Across the globe, airport employees treated passengers as customers, not suspects. Somehow, the evolution of society has resulted in a trend of unethical behavior. September 11, 2001, shocked the American public, forcing the United States Government to enact the Transportation Security Act. Thus, the infamous Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was established (http://tsa.gov/about). Since the implementation of the…

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    Logan Security Public Safety or Customs Arrivals/Departures Arriving at Logan Airport drivers are divided up into either one of two lanes, one being arrivals, and the other being departures. From that point there is lettered terminals arranged by Airlines and they range from Terminal A to Terminal E. As an SIE group our trip to London was a Delta flight we took Terminal A. Once reaching the Terminal there are designated areas for each individual airline in that terminal. For instance, once…

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    Evidence (quotation or detail and context) Commentary "Quotation: "It may not sound like much, but for me, it was a freedom I had rarely known"(Albom 42). Context: The Blue Man is explaining to Eddie why Ruby Pier is his Heaven and not Eddie's." The Blue Man explains to Eddie that everyone's Heaven is a different place. Heaven is whatever place made someone the happiest in their life. For the Blue Man, even though people were scared of him, Heaven is Ruby Pier because it gave him a place where…

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    Security Administration (TSA) is a department that was created to supposedly lax airport security prior to the attacks on 9/11. Apparently, this government plan has failed somehow. It was reported in NBC news that an undercover news team decided to test the airport TSA, where three out of four TSA inspector failed to find banned items in the carry-on luggage. It was unacceptable that those items pass the TSA check. Because of this input, TSA decided to change, implementing systematic changes in…

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    On the 7th of December in 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The following year, in the middle of February, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 that allowed for the relocation of all those living in coastal Washington, Oregon, and California with Japanese ancestry. Those living on the West coast were relocated to desolate places far away from the Pacific Ocean and placed in camps with other Japanese Americans. There were a few reasons for the relocation of Japanese…

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    After the game against South San Francisco we had a record of 6 to 2 while South San Francisco had a record of 8 to 0. In the 8th grade year there are championships and our team was able to make it to the final round where we faced the one and only South San Francisco again, but this time it was for the championship. I remember that game at Parkside Middle School at 6:30. This game was the most important game of the whole season. Before the game Chris came up to me a said, “We beat you twice…

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    California is ranked #2 in Seafood production in the U.S, Over 600 million pounds from over 60 species harvested. California is #1 in tourists visiting in over 150 state parks, national parks and monuments. Important Events The great American gold rush happened between 1848-1856. The person who spotted the first piece of gold was James W. Marshall. The gold he found attracted over 300,000 gold seekers. They were called the forty-niners as in 1849. California is the thirty first state. Which…

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