Airport Security


U.S. Airports with the Highest and Lowest Security Satisfaction

U.S. Airports with the Highest and Lowest Security Satisfaction

AirportXP, a mobile experience tool, allowed travelers to log their satisfaction with airport security checkpoints.

This Year’s Hottest Gift Banned from Airlines

This Year's Hottest Gift Banned from Airlines

Nearly every major U.S. carrier won’t let you board with a hoverboard in tow.

Airports Expected to See Increase in Thanksgiving Travelers and Security

Airports Expected to See Increase in Thanksgiving Travelers and Security

Airports’ busiest travel days of the year are likely to become even more complicated for travelers flying through U.S. airports this Thanksgiving Holiday.

The Next Generation of Security and Bag Check

The Next Generation of Security and Bag Check

We may have finally found a more efficient way of getting through airport security.

L-3’s ClearScan Explosives Detection System Qualifies for EU Type D/D+ Standard 2

This paves the way for liquids and electronics to remain in carry-on bags.

Two Air France Flights Diverted Due to Threats

Two Air France Flights Diverted Due to Threats

Two Air France flights bound for Paris from the U.S. were diverted because of threats Tuesday night.

Russia Confirms Bomb Downed Plane in Egypt

Russia Confirms Bomb Downed Plane in Egypt

More than two weeks after the crash that killed 224, Russia has started sending missiles into ISIS strongholds.

Surveillance: debunking the biggest transport security myth

Surveillance: Debunking the Biggest Transport Security Myth

Why safe travel doesn’t have to mean slow travel



Airport Worker May Have Put Bomb on Russian Plane

Airport Worker May Have Put Bomb on Russian Plane

A new report suggests someone working at the Egyptian airport may have smuggled the bomb aboard Metrojet Flight 9268.

Standoff with San Diego Gunman Ends after Five Hours

Standoff with San Diego Gunman Ends after Five Hours

Dozens of shots fired in an incident that shut down many blocks in a San Diego neighborhood and even delayed flights at the local airport.

U.S. Airports Missing Layers of Security

U.S. Airports Missing Layers of Security

A recent investigation shows U.S. airports are missing important security measures.

A Look at Sharm el Sheik Airport Security after Plane Crash

A Look at Sharm el Sheik Airport Security after Plane Crash

A look at the security of the airport in which Russia's deadliest aviation disaster departed from.

Is It Possible to Have Security on Every Flight?

Is It Possible to Have Security on Every Flight?

Is security on board the answer to the high rise in incidents on planes?

Millions of Americans May Need Passports to Fly Domestic

Millions of Americans May Need Passports to Fly Domestic

State issued identification cards from four states will no longer be accepted for domestic flights starting in 2016.

New Liquid Scanner Approved to Airport Security Industry Standard

Provides non-invasive screening of individual, unopened bottles or other containers.

Can You Take Frozen Liquids through Airport Security?

Can You Take Frozen Liquids through Airport Security?

One man tried to find out.

Key Control Central

Airports have many security requirements and challenges, and part of the challenge arises because of the mix of people on-site, including airport staff, airline staff, contractor and vendor staff and travelers.

Online Exclusive: Video, Incident and Response Management in the Transportation Market

Online Exclusive: Video, Incident and Response Management in the Transportation Market

Maintaining a secure environment with proven technology to assist in reducing crime and speeding up investigations.

Woman Boards Plane After Talking Her Way Past Security

Woman Boards Plane After Talking Her Way Past Security

A 38-year-old St. Louis woman was taken to a hospital for psychiatric observation on Wednesday after talking her way past airport security and entering the cockpit of a private plane.

DHS Issues Warning about Hobbyist Drones

DHS Issues Warning about Hobbyist Drones

Recreational drones could be used by adversaries to attack the United States.

Man Bypasses Security at DFW Airport without ticket or ID

Man Bypasses Security at DFW Airport without ticket or ID

Damarias Cockerham passed through the TSA checkpoint and boarded a flight to Guatemala.

Father and Son Argument with TSA Agent Caught on Film

Father and Son Argument with TSA Agent Caught on Film

Smartphone used to record pat-down process and the exchange of unpleasantries.

Dubai Airport Authority Chooses Genetec Omnicast to Manage Security Operations

Security infrastructure includes thousands of analog and IP cameras, third-party access control systems and Barco video walls in multiple control rooms.

Drug-distribution Conspiracy at DFW Airport

Drug-distribution Conspiracy at DFW Airport

Group of 46 worked together to bypass security and make cocaine deliveries to various US locations.

Online Exclusive Series Part 1: In the Beginning

Online Exclusive Series Part 1: In the Beginning

What does information security have in common with Eastern Air Lines Flight 401? It’s an odd question, with an important — and potentially tragic — answer.

The threat of terror, real or imagined, has focused the minds of building owners, architects, engineers, technologists and planners to better design buildings that can withstand a whole new array of risks.

Online Exclusive: A Perspective on Glass and the Terrorist Threat

The threat of terror, real or imagined, has focused the minds of building owners, architects, engineers, technologists and planners to better design buildings that can withstand a whole new array of risks.

United Airlines Resuming Flights after Computer Glitch

United Airlines Resuming Flights after Computer Glitch

Flights were grounded nationwide due to a network connectivity issue.

From Cockpit to Classroom

From Cockpit to Classroom

It is only natural that we respond to horrific situations with a renewed emphasis on security.

Bangkok Airport Denies Security Slip

Bangkok Airport Denies Security Slip

A gun was reported to be found in a carry-on bag.

Perimeter Breaches at JFK Airport Raise Security Concerns

Perimeter Breaches at JFK Airport Raise Security Concerns

A pair of recent breaches through a supposedly secure fence has become a cause for concern.

Incumbent TSA Leader Shares Worries about Airport Security

Incumbent TSA Leader Shares Worries about Airport Security

Peter Neffenger says he will identify security gaps and close them.

Man Carries Loaded AR-15 Semiautomatic Rifle into Airport

Man Carries Loaded AR-15 Semiautomatic Rifle into Airport

Georgia law allows people to openly carry firearms in an airport, just don't try and pass through security.

TSA Fails to Find 95 Percent of Weapons in Undercover Tests

TSA Fails to Find 95 Percent of Weapons in Undercover Tests

The tests were conducted by Homeland Security Red Teams.

Undercover Agents Set Out to Beat Airport Security

Undercover Agents Set Out to Beat Airport Security

Homeland Security's Red Team helps reveal security flaws at nation's busiest airports.

JFK Airport Threats

Authorities Believe 11 International Flight Threats Were From Single Source

U.S. officials say all 11 threats were phoned in by a single person.

New Airline Safety Video Sure to Please Web-savvy Passengers

New Airline Safety Video Sure to Please Web-savvy Passengers

Video features familiar faces, animals and animations.

United Airlines Will Pay Bug Hunters in Air Miles

United Airlines Will Pay Bug Hunters in Air Miles

The airline will pay a maximum of one million miles to anyone who can prove a remote code execution.

Gun Debate Pits TSA and Airport Police Against Each Other

Gun Debate Pits TSA and Airport Police Against Each Other

To arm or not to arm, that is the question.

Improve Your Chances of Surviving a Plane Crash

Improve Your Chances of Surviving a Plane Crash

Practical tips airplane safety tips detail what you should do before and during a flight as well as during an emergency situation.

Wrightstyle is a specialist steel and aluminium glazing company and supplies its fire-rated systems internationally.  Jane Embury, the company’s marketing director, looks at the recent history of wind loading and glazing systems.

Online Exclusive: Wind Loading and Glass Technologies

National and regional governments and the insurance industry stepped in to drastically improve building codes, recognizing both the scale of human and financial loss. One important addition to the code was a requirement for missile-impact resisting glass.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2019

    May/June 2019

    Featuring:

    • A Healthcare Revolution
    • Security Beyond the Field
    • Secure Your Engines
    • One Step Ahead
    • Elevating Data Security

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • School Planning & Managmenet
  • College Planning & Management
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