Smarter Security

Kip Hawley

It has been over ten years since the September 11 terrorist attacks, yet most would agree that commercial airline passengers still don’t experience smart security at today’s airport security checkpoints. If 99.9% of passengers pose no terrorist risk whatsoever, why is every one of them treated as if they are a high-risk threat? This module, by former Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, Kip Hawley, examines some of the reasons why “smart security” is so difficult – and how a combination of varied tactics is the most effective solution – and why.

Lecture (flash-based, interactive version)

Lecture (video version)

Supporting file formats: Audio Transcript

1 Response

  1. James says:

    Thank you!

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