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Aviation Security: Further Steps Needed to Strengthen the Security of Commercial Airport Perimeters and Access Controls

In the two years since passage of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has primarily focused its efforts on improving aviation security through enhanced passenger and baggage screening. The act also contained provisions directing TSA to take actions to improve the security of airport perimeters, access controls, and airport workers. GAO is recommending that the Secretary of Homeland Security direct TSA’s Administrator to develop and provide Congress with a plan for meeting the requirements of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act and taking other actions to improve airport security. TSA reviewed a draft of this report and generally agreed with GAO’s findings and recommendations. Full Story

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