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Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (Capps II)

United States

Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (Capps II)

Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrast

by United States

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Published by Government Printing Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
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Number of Pages161
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Open LibraryOL10118158M
ISBN 100160745977
ISBN 109780160745973

  Some efforts that have attracted a higher level of congressional interest include the Terrorism Information Awareness (TIA) project (now-discontinued) and the Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II (CAPPS II) project (now- canceled and replaced by Secure Flight).Author: Jeffrey W. Seifert. This article offers a critique of the new United States pre-flight security system, CAPPS II (Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System), created as a compromise between more intensive risk evaluation and privacy invasion. Created by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), CAPPS II has become the government approved security.

The first comprehensive analysis of the full range of antiterror initiatives undertaken in the United States after the terrorist attacks Unlike earlier books published shortly after the September 11 attacks . Witnesses testified about airline passenger screening procedures, focusing on the Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System, also known as CAPPS II. Among the .

Aviation security: computer-assisted passenger prescreening system faces significant implementation challenges: report to congressional committees Computer-assisted passenger prescreening system faces significant implementation challenges Cover title. "February " "GAO" Also available via Internet from GAO web site.   THE TRANSPORTATION Security Administration (TSA) still plans to launch the Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II (CAPPS II) this year. But in February the General Accounting Office (GAO) issued a report pointing out that the program has not yet met seven of the eight standards Congress set for it.


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Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (Capps II) by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS II): hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, Ma [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The security of U.S. commercial aviation is a long-standing concern, and substantial efforts have been undertaken to strengthen it.

One of these efforts is the development of a new Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS II) to identify passengers requiring additional security attention. The development of CAPPS II has raised a number of issues, including whether individuals. Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS II): hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, Ma Format Book E-Book Published Washington: U.S.

G.P.O., Description. A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The security of U.S. commercial aviation is a long-standing concern, and substantial efforts have been undertaken to strengthen it.

One of these efforts is the development of a new Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS II) to identify passengers requiring additional security attention.

Unlike earlier books published shortly after the September 11 attacks that focus on the Patriot Act, More Secure, Less Free. covers the Patriot Act but goes well beyond, analyzing Total Information Awareness, Terrorist Information and Prevention System (TIPS), Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II (CAPPS II), and a number of other.

The enhanced Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS II) is a limited, automated prescreening system authorized by Congress in the wake of. The system soon became known as the Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS) and became widely used in the airline industry during CAPPS, originally administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the FAA, selected passengers for additional screening and could be viewed as a two-way classification scheme.

threat of aircraft bombings, the FAA bega n developing a computer-assisted aviation prescreening system (CAPS) to select passengers based on certain characteristics (which reportedly did not include race, nationality, or religious beliefs) for more intensive luggage searches.

Following the 9/11 attacks, this system was modified to. a new Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS II) to identify passengers requiring additional security attention.

The development of CAPPS II has raised a number of issues, including whether individuals may be inappropriately targeted for additional screening, and whether data accessed by the system may compromise. The Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (often abbreviated CAPPS) is a counter-terrorism system in place in the United States air travel industry.

The United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) maintains a watchlist, pursuant to 49 USC § (h)(2), of “individuals known to pose, or suspected of posing, a risk of. The commission revealed earlier this year that nine of the 19 hijackers were identified as safety risks by the federal government’s Computer-Assisted Passenger Pre-screening System (CAPPS) when they checked in for their flights.

The Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II (CAPPS II) was a program of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) instituted to increase security at airports by assessing the risk level of passengers before they're allowed to board.

CAPPS II searched through information stored in government and commercial databases and assigned a color-coded level of risk to each passenger. Short for Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System, CAPPS II will require more personal information from travelers when they book their flights, which will lead to a risk assessment of no risk, unknown risk, elevated risk, or high risk.

Passengers considered risky will be further screened. WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it will move forward to test a new passenger-prescreening program called Secure Flight.

The decision follows completion of a thorough review of the computer-assisted passenger prescreening system (CAPPS II) proposal ordered by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Tom Ridge in July. Press Release. Re: Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System II (CAPPS II).

Date: Febru Source: Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Background The Transportation Security Agency recently issued a new description of its Computer Assisted Passenger Pre-screening System II (CAPPS II) program, a frightening system designed to perform background checks on the million Americans who.

For these purposes, CBP administers the Automated Targeting System-Passenger and TSA administers the Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System.

Furthermore, to handle and resolve the complaints of passengers and meet these statutory requirements, the DHS has established the DHS Traveler Redress Inquiry Program (TRIP) as a mechanism for Author: William J.

Krouse, Bart Elias. The Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System is a system to combat terrorism. This system is in place in the U.S. air travel industry.

It is often abbreviated as CAPPS. This counter-terrorism program was implemented in the late s. Pursuant to 49 USC § (h) (2) [1], the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) maintains a watchlist that contains names of. More Secure, Less Free?: Antiterrorism Policy & Civil Liberties after September 11 - Kindle edition by Mark Sidel.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading More Secure, Less Free?: Antiterrorism Policy & Civil Liberties after September   When he checked in for his flight to Boston, Atta was selected by a computerized prescreening system known as CAPPS (Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System), created to identify.

At issue is Delta 's test run this month of CAPPS II, the Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System. CAPPS II would require background checks on all airline passengers when they book a.Computer-aided or computer-assisted is an adjectival phrase that hints of the use of a computer as an indispensable tool in a certain field, usually derived from more traditional fields of science and d of the phrase computer-aided or computer-assisted, in some cases the suffix management system is used.

Here is how the proposed CAPPS II (Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System) would work: 1. You book a flight with a travel agency .