Presentation on theme: "Critical Infrastructure Protection and Continuity of Operations A Look at Asset Protection in the Airport Environment May 1, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Continuity of Operations A Look at Asset Protection in the Airport Environment May 1, 2013
L. Clint Welch, A.A.E. Manager, Aviation Security and Law Enforcement San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
Mission Aviation Security & Public Safetys mission is to ensure a safe and secure airport environment for the conduct of domestic and international air transportation operations … while maintaining the highest standards of civil aviation security in compliance with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations.
Methodology Seek operational efficiency, safety, and security through 1.Application of proven processes 2.Combined with advanced systems 3.Utilization of quality personnel
Hard Assets – runway, taxiways, parking areas, terminals Support Assets / sub assets – maintenance facilities, IT / telecom Personnel Assets – direct airport employees and service providers Tertiary Assets - customers What is an airports infrastructure?
Protection Methodologies Physical protection – criminal acts and acts of man / nature Information Protection – system protection and data protection Personnel Protection – mostly dependent on capabilities: fully mission capable, partially mission capable, not mission capable, shelter-in-place
Importance of Situational Awareness
Critical Infrastructure 9
Information Protection System protection – natural and man- made events Backup systems – e.g., security 5 levels of electrical redundancy Data protection – not only within the systems but through manual policies, procedures, and processes Audits and assessments
Continuity Conflicts – Operational and Business Operations – typically dealing with the physical assets Business – typically concerned with soft assets Human assets – needs are aligned regardless of who is responsible party: passenger vs. employee
Aligned Priorities Response Plans Business Continuity Plans Regular Exercises