Airport Security


Planes Searched Amid Security Concerns

Planes Searched Amid Security Concerns

One commercial flight was diverted while two were also evacuated

How Safe is Air Travel in Southeast Asia?

How Safe is Air Travel in Southeast Asia?

Primary issue is inadequate government oversight of airlines in certain countries.

Cyber Caliphate Attacks Malaysia Airlines Website

Cyber Caliphate Attacks Malaysia Airlines Website

A case of domain hijacking determined by CyberSecurity Malaysia.

A Layered Approached to Airport Security

A Layered Approached to Airport Security

As number of people traveling continues to rise, airport security become more extensive and complex while facing unique challenges.

Security Increased at U.S. Airports as Precaution

Security Increased at U.S. Airports as Precaution

Inspire Magazine, an Al-Qaeda publication, publishes article on how to make homemade bombs from household products.

Monday Monologue of Security-related Issues

Monday Monologue of Security-related Issues

From one of the black boxes being retrieved from the AsiaAir flight crash to talks of speeding up nuclear talks, this is top news you need to know.

The Security Pitfalls of Airport Worker Access

The Security Pitfalls of Airport Worker Access

Some of the biggest holes in airport security revolve around those that work there.

Taking Off -  IP surveillance technology is critical partner in airport security

Taking Off

As airports are forced to upgrade their infrastructure to comply with new regulations and consumer expectations, many are taking the opportunity to upgrade their surveillance systems for smarter video security, intrusion detection, perimeter protection and access control.



State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

It is based on the chocolate shop hostage incident in Sydney, Australia, on Dec. 15.

New U.S. Guidelines Ban Profiling by Federal Law Enforcement

New U.S. Guidelines Ban Profiling by Federal Law Enforcement

Airport and border screening are exempt from the new rules.

Intelligent Key and Asset Management for Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Intelligent Key and Asset Management for Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Protecting on-site assets and facilities by limiting access to buildings, vehicles and pooled assets.

Security Situation Investigated on Flight to Charlotte

Security Situation Investigated on Flight to Charlotte

Passengers were stranded for more than an hour after their plane landed.

Airport Security Using Bomb-sniffing Plants

Airport Security Using Bomb-sniffing Plants

Genetically altered plants and electronic webcams may be the answer to a more serene airport experience.

Obama Says Ebola is a National Security Threat

Obama Says Ebola is a National Security Threat

The President says the issue has a low margin for error in his statement regarding the disease.

9/11 Terrorists Reported to Airport Officials before Attacks

911 Terrorists Reported to Airport Officials before Attacks

At least three people spotted al Qaeda hijackers casing security checkpoints at Boston's Logan Airport months before 2001 tragedy.

The Truth about Biometric Exit

How can the United States ensure that the millions of visitors who travel to this country with a temporary visa uphold their agreement to leave before it expires, while also enhancing convenience for travelers? Biometrics technology holds the answer. In fact, this technology dramatically lowered cost estimates for U.S. airport exit control systems from $6 to $3 billion in 2008 to $1 billion today.

Sidney Airport Triggers Full-Scale Security Alert after Man on iPad wanders through Exit

Sydney Airport Triggers Full-Scale Security Alert after Man on iPad wanders through Exit

A man wandered into a secure area via an exit while focused on his iPad.

Fire Set at Aurora FAA Radar Center Deliberately Set, Causing hundreds of Delayed and Canceled Flights

Fire Set at Aurora FAA Radar Center Deliberately Set, Causing hundreds of Delayed and Canceled Flights

Police say the fire was set by a contract employee and they do not consider it an act of terrorism.

Just How Safe and Secure are Inflight Meals

Just How Safe and Secure are Inflight Meals

Recent report raises questions about airline food safety and security.

Tyco Brings CEM to Americas

The security products company brings its brand of intelligent access control solutions over.

Twitter Bomb Threat Diverts John Smedley

Twitter Bomb Threat Diverts John Smedley's Plane

Sony Online Entertainment president responds via Twitter to American Airline's plane diversion.

7 Things Security Professionals Can Learn from Robin Williams

7 Things Security Professionals Can Learn from Robin Williams

Movie quotes offer great insights and knowledge to enhance the security industry.

Homeless Woman at San Jose Airport Boards Plane without a Ticket

Homeless Woman at San Jose Airport Boards Plane without a Ticket

Airport responded that the stowaway posed no security threat because she passed TSA screening.

JFK Airport Perimeter Breached by Kayakers

JFK Airport Perimeter Breached by Kayakers

After millions of dollars spent on perimeter security, no alarm sounded and two men were found.

Help TSA Fix Airport Security Lines

Help TSA Fix Airport Security Lines

Someone could take home a $15,000 award just for helping to solve the traveler traffic issue at airports.

G4S Technology Awarded Contract to Upgrade Airport

$1.8 million dollar contract awarded to upgrade Killeen-Fort Hood airport.

Surge in Credit Card Knives at Airports

Almost 500 knives that fold into the shape of a credit card have been confiscated by TSA.

IndigoVision Helps Birmingham Airport Increase Operational Efficiency

Achieves return on investment in only 9 months.

Another Malaysian Airlines Plane is Down

Another Malaysian Airlines Plane is Down

BUK is the suspected culprit behind this plane crash over the Ukraine-Russia border.

TSA Finds Weapons, Bear Spray and More

TSA Finds Weapons, Bear Spray and More

Agency releases statement of recently confiscated items during airport security checks.

São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport Streamlines Security Operations

SAFE for Aviation helps Brazil accommodate anticipated spike in travelers for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.

Tighter Security Measures Sought for Airline Safety

Tighter Security Measures Sought for Airline Safety

Intelligence officials concerned about new al-Qaida effort to create a bomb that would go through airport security undetected.

Be Safe in Your Travels

Do you remember that one hotel you’ve stayed at during the course of your travels? You remember the one I’m talking about; it looked good on the outside, but inside, there was no security. It sort of left you feeling weak in the knees hoping nothing bad would happen.

Cargo Security Meets Logistics

Cargo Security Meets Logistics

Globally, air cargo security costs are estimated to be $8.5 billion annually as the focus on physical security best practices has increased dramatically since 9/11. In fact, in 2006, the vulnerability of air cargo security was exposed when a terrorist plot was foiled in Yemen.

TSA Plans Mandatory Active Shooter Training for Airport Employees

TSA Plans Mandatory Active Shooter Training for Airport Employees

The agency released a 26-page report after an internal review that followed the fatal shooting of an employee in November 2013 at LAX.

Using Stolen Passports Uncalled For

Using Stolen Passports Uncalled For

Two passengers who boarded disappearing Malaysia Airlines jet with stolen passports could have been identified by authorities within seconds possibly minutes.

Phoenix Sky Harbor Modernizes Airport Security with SAFE for Aviation

Using intelligent technology to manage growth.

TSA Attempting to Speed Up Airport Security Lines

TSA Attempting to Speed Up Airport Security Lines

TSA has "scientifically proven" method to help the airport security line a little more bearable; do you agree with it?

Operation Checkpoint Security: The New Guardian at the Gate

Operation Checkpoint Security: The New Guardian at the Gate

How video analytics can play a big role in airport security and operations.

Top 10 Articles of 2013 on Security Today

Most-read articles of 2103 are about airport security, iPhones, social media, guns, TSA, Android and Homeland Security.

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