Airport Security


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.

Security Breach at Manchester Airport under Investigation

Security Breach at Manchester Airport under Investigation

A planeload of passengers were able to enter the UK without having their passports checked.

AP Investigation Details Hundreds of Perimeter Breaches at US Airports

AP Investigation Details Hundreds of Perimeter Breaches at US Airports

A report outlines 268 different perimeter breaches at airports since 2004

TSA Behavioral Program Not Recognizing Terrorists

TSA Behavioral Program Not Recognizing Terrorists

With a $900 million investment to fight terrorism, government agency mostly arrests for immigration violations.

Man Steals Truck, Gets Arrested After JFK Security Breach

Man Steals Truck, Gets Arrested After JFK Security Breach

20-year-old Claudio Duran was arrested after bypassing a security checkpoint at JFK International Airport.

Booming Aviation Industry Turns to Quantum Secure's SAFE for Aviation Solution

Provides security infrastructure to manage and govern access to secure sections of airports by employees and contractors.

How to Pass Through Airport Security without Looking like a Terrorist

How to Pass Through Airport Security without Looking like a Terrorist

7 sure-fire ways you could be identified as an evildoer at airports.

Germanwings Crash Places Spotlight on Cockpit Security

Germanwings Crash Places Spotlight on Cockpit Security

In the aftermath of flight 9525, security officials are looking into cockpit safety practices.

Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Deliberately Crashed Plane

Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Deliberately Crashed Plane

The co-pilot locked the cockpit door once the pilot left to use the restroom.

Synergy 3 Command and Control Platform Chosen for Jakarta International Airport

Part of Indonesian Government's plans to boost annual passenger numbers beyond 60 million people.

Former Member of Terrorist Organization Used Expedited Airport Security Line

Former Member of Terrorist Organization Used Expedited Airport Security Line

The man was also a convicted felon.

Airport Security Mix-Up Brings NFL Player to Elementary School

Airport Security Mix-Up Brings NFL Player to Elementary School

The player accidentally swapped laptops with a principal while going through security.

Woman Rams Police Car at Miami International Airport

Woman Rams Police Car at Miami International Airport

The FBI has since taken over the investigation.

Slain TSA Officer Honored

Slain TSA Officer Honored

It was recently revealed that Congress, as a whole, has an approval rating of about 12 percent.

Investigation Finds Hundreds of Airport Security Badges Missing

Investigation Finds Hundreds of Airport Security Badges Missing

TSA blocked access to missing badge records post-investigation.

TSA Reports Record-setting Number of Firearms Found at Airports

TSA Reports Record-setting Number of Firearms Found at Airports

Thousands discovered with the majority of them loaded.

L-3 Security & Detection Systems Receives Order from German Ministry of the Interior

Airports install 100 ProVision ATD and ProVision 2 security scanners for primary screening.

Few Criminal Background Checks are run at Airports

Few Criminal Background Checks are run at Airports

Officials have admitted that it is a gap in security.

Blast Kills One in Alexandria, Bombs Found at Cairo Airport

Blast Kills One in Alexandria, Bombs Found at Cairo Airport

The bomb in Alexandria front of the Mabaret Al-Asafra Hospital killed a 27-year-old man and wounded three others.

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