Aviation security is paramount in the aviation industry as human lives are involved. In 2001, the sitting U.S President signed the Aviation and Transport Security Act (ATSA) into law creating the Transport Security Administration (TSA) as the new federal government agency in charge of airport security. With the TSA as lead, aviation security enhancement was standardized.
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The image appears on the monitor as if a threat object exists within the passenger’s bag (Schwaninger,Hardmeler& Hofer, 2005). These advanced screening devices are a crucial part of developing performance measurements and standards for certifying TSA agents.
Dempsey, P. S. (2002). Aviation security: The role of law in the war against terrorism. Colum. J. Transnat’l L., 41, 649.