Airport Security


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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

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