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Security economics: an adversarial risk analysis approach to airport protection

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  • Javier Cano

    () (Rey Juan Carlos University)

  • David Ríos Insua

    (ICMAT-CSIC)

  • Alessandra Tedeschi

    (Deep Blue)

  • Ug̃ur Turhan

    (Anadolu University)

Abstract

We analyze the case of protecting an airport, in which there is concern with terrorist threats against the Air Traffic Control Tower. To deter terrorist actions, airport authorities rely on various protective measures, which entail multiple consequences. By deploying them, airport authorities expect to reduce the probabilities and potential impacts of terrorist actions. We aim at giving advice to the airport authorities by devising a security resource allocation plan. We use the framework of adversarial risk analysis to deal with the problem.

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  • Javier Cano & David Ríos Insua & Alessandra Tedeschi & Ug̃ur Turhan, 2016. "Security economics: an adversarial risk analysis approach to airport protection," Annals of Operations Research, Springer, vol. 245(1), pages 359-378, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:annopr:v:245:y:2016:i:1:d:10.1007_s10479-014-1690-7
    DOI: 10.1007/s10479-014-1690-7
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    1. Wei Wang & Francesco Di Maio & Enrico Zio, 2019. "Adversarial Risk Analysis to Allocate Optimal Defense Resources for Protecting Cyber–Physical Systems from Cyber Attacks," Risk Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 39(12), pages 2766-2785, December.
    2. Amorim da Cunha, Duarte & Macário, Rosário & Reis, Vasco, 2017. "Keeping cargo security costs down: A risk-based approach to air cargo airport security in small and medium airports," Journal of Air Transport Management, Elsevier, vol. 61(C), pages 115-122.

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