New Zealand: Three years in prison for fake bomb maker

An airport security officer who planted a fake bomb was “cruel” in executing his plan two days after the Christchurch mosque attacks, a judge said. Preetam Prakash Maid (32) appeared in the Dunedin District Court for sentence yesterday and was Read More …

Sri Lanka to deploy trained canines in strengthening airport security

Sri Lanka’s Civil Aviation Authority on Friday said that 20 trained canines will be deployed at the country’s main Bandaranaike International Airport to help detect drugs and explosives, local media reported. The dogs have been trained to easily identify explosives Read More …

TSA checkpoint at Pittsburgh International Airport gets new state-of-the-art 3-D checkpoint scanner to improve explosives detection

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) that provides 3-D imaging has been installed and is in use at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Pittsburgh International Airport. The new technology provides critical Read More …

TSA checkpoint at Harrisburg International Airport gets new state-of-the-art 3-D checkpoint scanner to improve explosives detection

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A new state-of-the-art advanced technology computed tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) that provides 3-D imaging has been installed and is in use at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Harrisburg International Airport. The new technology provides critical Read More …

Miami International Airport: Fly through security with new screening technology

Security screening at Miami International Airport in the post-COVID-19 era just got easier, thanks to the installation of seven state-of-the-art computed tomography (CT) scanners at six Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints. Passengers traveling through a lane with a CT scanner Read More …

Gatwick Airport is sharing snaps of its best airport dogs and they’re adorable

Gatwick Airport is offering up a break from the doom and gloom with some adorable photos of the dogs which work at the airport. The company has been sharing snaps of some of the dogs it employs, and sharing some Read More …

Pakistan: Terror-bid foiled in Bannu district, 5.5 kg bomb defused

The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) after an intelligence information recovered a remote-controlled bomb planted on a roadside in Janikhel area of Bannu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and neutralised the explosive. The bomb was planted for a big terror activity by Read More …

Mark Fuhrman looks at the state of airport security post-‘Shoe Bomber,’ highlights glaring vulnerability

‘How would you detect a plastic explosive inside a computer unless you’re sure the computer works first?’ Former LAPD detective Mark Fuhrman examines security at the nation’s airports in the latest episode of his Fox Nation show “The Fuhrman Diaries.” Read More …

DHS Awards $1 Million to Support Machine Learning Development for Airport Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE S&T Public Affairs, 202-254-2385 Washington, D.C. – With a growing need to improve the security, efficiency and accuracy of passenger and baggage screening, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is working with a small Read More …