Focus On_ Checkpoint Security

The security checkpoint is a critical part of the kerb to boarding gate passenger journey and the correct strategy here can be pivotal to the broader operation of an airport


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Daniel Gelston

President - Smiths Detection Inc.

Insider threat

Despite employee background checks and access control measures at airports, the ‘insider threat’ remains one of the greatest threats to aviation.

As a result, technology solutions must play a key role in addressing this issue. Non-intrusive screening technologies assure greater security without sacrificing speed, accuracy or efficiencies.

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Kevin Riordan

Head of Checkpoint Solutions

Ban on carriage of large electronics – Proportionate response or just panic?

Government security services have a duty to act on intelligence and although we will never have the complete picture, one thing we do know is that the threat we face is changing rapidly. Those responsible for putting in place the appropriate new measures and regulations have to respond equally quickly.

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Heiko Grohmann

Head of R&D Networked Systems

Integration provides the key to future proofing checkpoints and is undoubtedly the way forward. In addition to generating invaluable management data, software platforms already support emerging functions such as centralised screening and directed search.  Before long, it is likely they will also have a role to play in risk based screening and much broader data exchange.  There is huge potential for networking multiple national or international airports; and communication between HBS and checkpoints would improve security and provide further operational benefits.

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