Airport Security


Belgium Transit Minister Resigns after Airport Security Lapses

Belgium Transit Minister Resigns after Airport Security Lapses

Belgian Transit Minister, Jacqueline Galant, resigned after it was leaked that she ignored found security lapses in the Brussels airport.

Going Behind the Scene

Passenger security can be a nightmare (Orlando, for example), but it’s nothing like the adventure your luggage will experience. In Quebec, luggage moves through six layers of security. One of the steps, if necessary, will be a manual search.

Video Surveillance Captures Airport Workers with Laptop Used in Somalia In-Flight Jet Blast

Video Surveillance Captures Airport Workers with Laptop Used in Somalia In-Flight Jet Blast

CCTV footage finds that two airport workers helped to furnish the bomb that exploded on a Somali plane.

A Thankless Career - Because of recent news and my frequent visits through the security checkpoint, I have come to lack confidence in TSA employees.

A Thankless Career

Because of recent news and my frequent visits through the security checkpoint, I have come to lack confidence in TSA employees.

TSA Intercepted Record Amount of Guns in 2015

TSA Intercepted Record Amount of Guns in 2015

You still can’t bring your loaded gun onto a plane, 2015 proved that.

Aviation Police Officers Ask for Guns to Bolster Security

Aviation Police Officers Ask for Guns to Bolster Security

Chicago aviation police officers request guns instead of “run and hide” training.

The Worlds Safest Airlines in 2016

The World's Safest Airlines in 2016

Nervous flyer? Find out who are the world’s safest airlines.

Intruder Alert - Since 9/11, airport and aviation security has generally been terminal centric with increased checkpoint screening for passengers and air cargo, increased protection of the flight deck with both physical security and air marshals to secure planes while in flight.

Intruder Alert

Since 9/11, airport and aviation security has generally been terminal centric with increased checkpoint screening for passengers and air cargo, increased protection of the flight deck with both physical security and air marshals to secure planes while in flight.



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.

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