Airport Security


TSA Agent Catches Falling Baby

VIDEO: TSA Agent/Airport Security Guard Catches Falling Baby

Contrary to popular belief, they do more than simply make you throw away your water bottles.

Bulletproof Glass Pods Add More Security to Airports

Bulletproof Glass Pods Add More Security to Airports

Officers at security exits could be replaced as unmanned portals are acting as a barrier at some airports.

Expanding and Upgrading

AMAG Technology’s Symmetry easily expanded to accommodate more than triple the number of readers, cameras and gates, keeping Myrtle Beach International Airport current with all required federal and TSA guidelines.

Still Shaking My Head

TSA agents have had their share of troubles and missteps, but what organization hasn’t? The one thing they don’t deserve is another person shooting at them as they work on the front lines of airport security.

TSA’s $900 Million Failure

TSA’s $900 Million Failure

Government agency leaves identifying terrorists to chance.

Facility and operations support for the military

Providing Expertise

In a highly-diversified and complex age of security, our armed forces provide the one fundamental security measure shared by every citizen in the United States: keeping American civilians out of harm’s way and allowing us to enjoy freedom.

Indianapolis airport secures parking structures with call boxes while a charter bus company keeps an eye on everyday threats with video surveillance

Keeping in Touch

About five years ago, the Indianapolis Airport Authority pulled up stakes and moved to the other side of the city’s airfield with new facilities and new security systems.

Gunman Opened Fire at TSA Checkpoint at LAX

Gunman Opened Fire at TSA Checkpoint at LAX

Currently, FAA has issued a ground stop for flights coming into LAX.



TSA Begins Security Check Long Before Your Flight

TSA Begins Security Check Long Before Your Flight

Interesting Fact: If an airline has a traveler’s passport number on file, it is required to share it with TSA, even for domestic flights.

The Importance of Airport Design and Glazing Systems

The Importance of Airport Design and Glazing Systems

As recent events in Kenya have shown, both fire and terrorist attacks are potent threats to be assessed and comprehensively guarded against. With regular rehearsals, it can be ensured that response teams can adequately deal with any emergency.

Dicarlo Bennett Claims Dry Ice Explosions at LAX was a Joke

Dicarlo Bennett Claims Dry Ice Explosions at LAX was a Joke

"There is nothing funny about what he did. This is a serious pipe bomb filled with shrapnel; it is a destructive device,” commented Deputy Chief of Los Angeles police.

Oncam Grandeye 360 Degree Technology Chosen to Protect Shannon Airport in Ireland

Oncam Grandeye 360 Degree Technology Chosen to Protect Shannon Airport in Ireland

With a myriad of challenges, the terminal was tackled first.

Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport

Adding space and the increase in air travel the airport decided to upgrade its aging surveillance system.

Former TSA Employee Arrested for Making Terrorist Threats on Anniversary of American Tragedy

The familiar sentence "we will never forget" still rings true 12 years later.

Security System for International Airport of Sochi

Installed at the international airport of Sochi, Russia as part of the latest generation of airport security systems for Winter Olympics 2014.

TSA PreCheck Program Expands to 60 New US Airports

TSA PreCheck Program Expands to 60 New US Airports

TSA working to change its "one-size-fits-all-approach" to security.

Letter to the Editor Referencing Airport Security

Letter to the Editor Referencing Airport Security

CEO of a corporate aviation consultancy speaks about airport security.

TSA Confiscates Mortar Round at Dulles International Airport

TSA Confiscates Mortar Round at Dulles International Airport

60mm inert mortar round found in passenger’s checked bag.

SMARTCORE Leverages Lumidigm Biometrics for South Korean Immigration Project

SMARTCORE Leverages Lumidigm Biometrics for South Korean Immigration Project

Multi-factor authentication stations employ multispectral imaging for simultaneous capture of two index fingers.

TSA Launches Application Program

TSA Launches Application Program

New process allows more U.S. citizens to enroll in TSA Pre✓™

Trapping Terahertz Rays for Better Security Scanners

Trapping Terahertz Rays for Better Security Scanners

Terahertz waves, which are electromagnetic waves with frequencies between those used for mobile phone communications and for optical fiber communications, are used for some airport body scanners and other security scanners to see through packages and clothes.

Quantum Secure New Identity Management Software Launches at Friedman Memorial Airport

Quantum Secure New Identity Management Software Launches at Friedman Memorial Airport

SAFE for aviation designed to improve workflow of airport security operations.

Graffiti Moves from Tunnel to Airplane

Graffiti Moves from Tunnel to Airplane

Graffiti once inside the San Fernando Valley tunnel finds new "canvas" to adhere to.

TSA Regulations May Include Randomizers for Enhanced Airport Security

TSA Regulations May Include Randomizers for Enhanced Airport Security

A bias-free way to move airport security lines faster while still keeping the airport safe.

Report Looks At How Much Radiation We Get From Airport Scanners

A new report by an independent task force commissioned by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), has found that people absorb less radiation from airport X-ray backscatter scanner than they do while standing in line waiting for the scan itself.

LAX gets it

LAX Gets It

According to LAX, the airport is undergoing a $4.11 billion capital improvement program that covers everything from new high-tech gates to receive latestgeneration aircraft to upgraded retail and restaurant outlets. Enhanced security is a major part of this investment.

TSA Abandoning Carry On Items Considered to be a Threat

TSA Abandoning Carry On Items Considered by Others to be a Threat

No worries about small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment being allowed on airplanes.

Introducing the Fully Functional 3D Printed Gun

Introducing the Fully Functional 3D Printed Gun

“Now anyone, a terrorist, someone who is mentally ill, a spousal abuser or a felon, can essentially open a gun factory in their garage."

Some NRA Members Recieved a Bang of a Welcome to the Houston Airport

Some NRA Members Received a Bang of a Welcome to the Houston Airport

A deadly combination: one man, one gun and the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, full of people.

Put that Knife Back in Your Pocket

A few years ago, someone sent me a little knife that, when you push a lever, the blade flies from inside the stock. It is a wicked little weapon that I had put away and forgot about. I found it during my annual office spring cleaning.

Security Badge Abuse at DFW Airport

Security Badge Abuse at DFW Airport

Airport employees sign a piece of paper indicating that they have read and understand the badge rules, so what were these people thinking?

NICE Situator to be Integrated at Denver International Airport to Enhance Security and Safety

NICE Situator to be Integrated at Denver International Airport to Enhance Security and Safety

The Situator implementation will help DIA better manage its critical security systems and enhance responses to emergencies and other events.

Brown County Achieves Municipal Safety with Milestone XProtect IP Video Surveillance

Brown County Achieves Municipal Safety with Milestone XProtect IP Video Surveillance

XProtect Corporate video management software is a centralized solution for all government facilities and with Agent Vi analytics integrated at the airport.

out with the old, in with the new

Out With the Old, In With the New

Located just 18 miles southeast of Los Angeles International Airport lies a hidden gem for Southern California air travelers. Long Beach Airport (LGB), which serves more than 3.2 million passengers annually, has one of the strictest noise-abatement ordinances in the nation for its neighboring residential communities.

A Wannabe Pilot Gets a Ride with No Layovers...Straight to Jail

A Wannabe Pilot Gets a Ride with No Layovers...Straight to Jail

No motive and just a few clues raise suspicions at the Philadelphia International Airport.

Frost and Sullivan Finds US Airport Perimeter Security Market in Decline

Frost and Sullivan Finds US Airport Perimeter Security Market in Decline

New airport construction has reached capacity and perimeter security is being limited to partial fence upgrades and security enhancements.

Are Airports Really Ready for Knives When They Cant Keep People Off the Tarmac?

Are Airports Really Ready for Knives When They Cant Keep People Off the Tarmac?

Apparently, if flying with Delta, especially out of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, passengers have an unspoken advantage of getting through several layers of security without being questioned or asked for identification.

L 3 Security and Detection Systems eXaminer EDS Receives Certification

L 3 Security and Detection Systems eXaminer EDS Receives Certification

The eXaminer 3DX and 3DX-ES explosives detection systems have been certified by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

TSA Will Allow Airline Passengers to Carry Small Knives on Planes

Passengers Will Be Able to Carry Small Knives on Planes

For the first time since the 9/11 terror attacks, airline passengers will be allowed to have small knives and some previously prohibited sports equipment as carry-on items.

All Aboard - One of the world

All Aboard

Using a combination of fiber optic and copper wire for networking, UFP went with Class A, Style 7 circuitry, which provided a high level of survivability.

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