Glasgow terror attack transformed flying forever

The failed terrorist attack on Glasgow Airport ten years ago was a watershed in terminal security that has permanently changed the way we fly. Initial shock at the unprecedented assault on a Scottish airport was swiftly followed by far-reaching measures Read More …

Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport improves in security measures with new device

stanbul’s Atatürk Airport has started using a new generation explosives detection system known as ClearScan on a trial basis. The high-throughput explosives detection system is capable of detecting solid, liquid or layer explosives and is designed to meet new regulatory Read More …

DHS Has Fully Implemented Its Chemical Security Expedited Approval Program, and Participation to Date Has Been Limited

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fully implemented the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Expedited Approval Program in June 2015 and reported to Congress on the program in August 2016, as required by the Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Read More …

NHS WannaCrypt postmortem: Outbreak blamed on lack of accountability

A lack of accountability and investment in cyber-security has been blamed for the recent WannaCrypt virus that hobbled multiple hospital NHS IT systems last month in England, a report by The Chartered Institute for IT concludes. The report, published today, Read More …

U.S. senators seek military ban on Kaspersky Lab products amid FBI probe

U.S. senators sought on Wednesday to ban Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab’s products from use by the military because of fears the company is vulnerable to “Russian government influence,” a day after the FBI interviewed several of its U.S. Read More …

Britain prepared to use air strikes or send in troops as retaliation against future cyber attack

Britain could launch military retaliation such as air strikes against a future cyber attack, the Defence Secretary has suggested. Sir Michael Fallon warned potential attackers that a strike on UK systems “could invite a response from any domain – air, Read More …