Aviation Security

General Resources (return to top)

AOPA's Airport Watch

Counter-Terrorism Training Resources

Foreseeable Risk Analysis Center: Aviation Security Update

Global Terrorism Database: Information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2014 (with annual updates planned). May be searched/browsed by numerous facets, or go directly to events targeting airports and aircraft.

Homeland Security Digital Library. From the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security

IHS Airport 360: security articles from this online news publication

RAND Corporation:

Homeland Security & Defense Publications

Terrorism and Homeland Security (use the "filter by subtopic" option to limit to transportation security)

Security Management: transportation security articles from this online publication of ASIS International

The September 11th Sourcebooks: Electronic briefing books from George Washington University's National Security Archive offer online access to declassified records

Transportation Research Board: Security and Emergencies Research

Transportation Security Clearinghouse: Resources, regulations and procedures

U.S. Government Accountability Office:

Reports related to Homeland Security. GAO reports specifically on Aviation Security from 1994-2015 can also be found on GlobalSecurity.org.

Terrorism-Related Information Sharing

U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Transportation Security

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Resources (return to top)

Daytona Beach Campus, Department of Security Studies and International Affairs

Eagle Eye Intel: Global Intelligence Briefing

Prescott Campus, College of Security and Intelligence

Degree Programs

Aviation Security (undergraduate program) — Worldwide Campus

Global Security and Intelligence Studies (undergraduate program) — Prescott Campus

Homeland Security (undergraduate program) — Daytona Beach Campus

Homeland Security (undergraduate program) —Worldwide Campus

Master of Science in Security and Intelligence Studies (graduate program) — Prescott Campus

Library Resources

Airport Security Research Guide from the Hunt Library (Daytona Beach/Worldwide Campuses)

Global Security and Intelligence Studies LibGuide from the Hazy Library (Prescott Campus)

Homeland Security LibGuide from the Hazy Library (Prescott Campus)

Homeland Security Research Guide from the Hunt Library (Daytona Beach/Worldwide Campuses)

Recommended websites for Security from the Hunt Library (Daytona Beach/Worldwide Campuses)

Government Agencies (return to top)

Australia: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Canada: Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Canada: Transport Canada

Croatia: Croatian Civil Aviation Agency

East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda): Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency

Europe: European Commission

Fiji Islands: Civil Aviation Authority of the Fiji Islands

Finland: Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi)

Germany: Federal Office of Civil Aviation (Luftfahrt-Bundesamt)

India: Bureau of Civil Aviation Security

Indonesia: Directorate of Aviation Security

Ireland: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Aviation Services Division

Ireland: Irish Aviation Authority

Israel: Aviation Security Operations Center

Jamaica: Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority

Japan: Civil Aviation Bureau

Malaysia: Department of Civil Aviation, Aviation Security Division

The Netherlands: National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism, Civil Aviation Security Department

New Zealand: Aviation Security Service

Serbia: Civil Aviation Directorate of the Republic of Serbia

Seychelles: Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority

South Africa: South African Civil Aviation Authority

Sri Lanka: Civil Aviation Authority

United Kingdom: Civil Aviation Authority

United States: Department of Homeland Security

United States: Transportation Security Administration

United States: Federal Aviation Administration Office of Security & Hazardous Materials Safety

The World Bank

Security Information for Passengers (return to top)

Australia: TravelSECURE

Canada: Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Croatia: Croatian Civil Aviation Agency

Cyprus: Department of Civil Aviation (scroll down to section 6 "Useful Information for Travellers")

Estonia: Estonian Civil Aviation Administration

European Union (see also specific countries)

Finland: Finnish Transport Safety Agency, Aviation Sector

India: Bureau of Civil Aviation Security

Jamaica: Civil Aviation Authority

Japan: Civil Aviation Bureau (scroll down to find links to rules on liquids instituted in 2007 or go directly to the announcement (PDF)

Latvia: Civil Aviation Agency (information on airport security screening and prohibited items)

The Netherlands: Civil Aviation Security Department (FAQs on restrictions on liquids and security scanners)

New Zealand: Aviation Security Service

Poland: Urząd Lotnictwa Cywilnego (information available in English)

South Africa: Prohibited items in the cabin

Sweden: Restrictions on liquids

Switzerland: Federal Office of Civil Aviation

United Kingdom: Items allowed and banned from baggage (from CAA); Hand luggage restrictions at UK airports (from GOV.UK)

United States: Transportation Security Administration

We welcome suggestions for online publications to add to this list. Please send suggestions or corrections to prasasa@erau.edu.

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