Resurgent Al-Qaeda plan new series of spectacular attacks against airliners and airports

The terrorist group behind the world trade centre attacks in New York in 2001 are plotting a series of deadly new attacks that are ‘keeping ministers awake at night’. Security Minister Ben Wallace said that Al-Qaeda are planning the attacks on airports Read More …

Airport security threats: combating the enemy within

Since the 9/11 al-Qaeda attacks on the US, most travellers have got used to the sight of fortified airports around the world. Few people these days are surprised to see barriers and other physical protection measures around them, as well as the Read More …

Data Breaches Compromised 4.5 Billion Records In First Half of 2018

Data breaches are an everpresent danger, and their frequency and magnitude are only getting worse. According to digital security company Gemalto’s 2018 Breach Level Indexreport, more than 4.5 billion data records were compromised in the first half of this year, a 133-percent Read More …

​240,000 Homeland Security employees, case witnesses affected by data breach

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has confirmed the breach of the DHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) Case Management System (CMS), affecting approximately 247,167 individuals employed by DHS in 2014, as well as individuals including subjects, witnesses, Read More …

Insider threats to be combated in Australian airports with closer scrutiny on workers

Since a foiled plot in July, the Australian Government has been ramping up airport security with various measures. The latest tackle insider threats. Employees at Australian airports will soon be subjected to random searches and checks as authorities move to neutralise insider Read More …