Ports: Sea, Land, & Air

Brussels Airport to Introduce Facial Recognition Scanners

 Following the lead of other major airports throughout Europe, Brussels Airport in Zaventem plans to deploy facial recognition scanners next year. 


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Aviation Industry Seeks Information for Places to Avoid

International aviation officials agreed to form a task force aimed at better coordinating government security information to prevent another airliner from getting shot down like Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.


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TSA Offering $15,000 for Ideas to Speed Up Security

The Transportation Security Administration is willing to pay to show them how to make the airport security lines less frustrating.


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Kayakers Breach Security at NYC's Kennedy Airport

 Two kayakers have been cited for trespassing after breaching a security perimeter at New York's Kennedy Airport. 


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Adapting Surveillance and Video Analytics for High-Stakes Ports

Surveillance and ports seem to go hand in hand

According to Greg DeCanio, the Chief of Law Enforcement at LIMA, the new video management system provides airport security personnel with “the ability to access video at our computers, making us more efficient and letting us monitor activity for security and law enforcement purposes at the touch of a button.”


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Afa Urges TSA To Allow Privately Trained Dogs To Screen Cargo

The U.S. Airforwarders Association told a congressional panel that the TSA should move toward permitting private contractors to train explosive-sniffing dogs. 


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TSA to Extend Risk-Based Screening to Luggage

As part of a $2.2-billion plan over the next five years, the TSA says it will be adopting a system to identify the risk level of each bag based on information about its owner. Higher-risk passengers’ luggage would receive a more thorough screening. 


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14 Detained in LAX Baggage Theft Investigation

Authorities said Thursday that they suspect at least 14 baggage handlers at Los Angeles International Airport of stealing thousands of dollars in electronics, jewelry and other high-priced items from bags and other property at the airport.


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Communications Lapses Cited as Major Error in LAX Shooting

Serious shortcomings in communications between agencies left major commanders in the dark and triggered a long lag in establishing a coordinated response to last year’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, according to a new report.


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Report: Are Airports Spending Too Much on Security?

Adding more security measures at U.S. airports might not be worth the cost, according to a new report, which notes that it might even make sense to relax some of the existing security tactics.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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2014 November cover of Security Magazine

2014 November

Don't miss our 2014 Security 500 issue, with rankings, data on sectors, and other security benchmarkings, all contained within this November 2014 edition of Security magazine. Also, (re)learn the basics of lobby security and how to make the highest impact retrofit for your budget.
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