Airport authorities might consider augmenting existing practices with a program to help prevent, detect and mitigate insider threats. Such a program recognizes the airport for what it is – a complex ecosystem of airlines, vendors, contractors and airport employees – and provides a way for this community to come together to protect the aviation transportation system. In a sense, the airport community becomes an insider threat working group.
Malaysia’s government has proposed to increase security at the country’s international airports in the wake of terrorist attacks at similar facilities overseas, such as Brussels, Belgium; and Ataturk, Turkey.
The TSA and American Airlines, through a joint initiative, will install new screening technology, including automated security screening lanes and CT scanners, at select American Airlines hubs nationwide this fall.
Consolidation and technological advances are changing the face of the guarding industry. How will this affect enterprise security leaders? Learn more about changes to the security officer services industry as well as the Top Guarding Firms Listing in the December 2016 edition. Also in this issue: a new financial focus on cybersecurity, what to do in your first three months as a new CSO, the ostrich style of security management, and more.