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Building a Culture of Security and Countering the Insider Risk: Project Summary

Cover_222_TPT_Security Culture Project Summary
Published Date December 2022
Type of Publication Reports
Publication Under SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation (SCE), Transportation Working Group (TPTWG)
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Security culture is a set of common beliefs, values and practices that are inherent in an organization’s daily operations. The benefits of security culture to an aviation organization are many, including the reduced risk of security incidents and breaches when employees work in more security-conscious ways. This has both direct and indirect impacts on an airport’s commercial viability and consumer confidence, both locally and regionally.

This project consisted of virtual workshop sessions, project evaluation instruments, such as questionnaires and mid-project and follow-up surveys, and the outreach campaign briefer, culminating in a best practices guidelines to enhance APEC member economies’ security culture policies and programs within the aviation domain. 

This project summary documents the project objectives and deliverables, contents of the activities, including course sessions and participating economies and organizations, and summarizes participant feedback, lessons learned, and conclusions and additional considerations.