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Israeli experts: The growing use of stolen or forged passports is a danger to aviation security

10313003_s featureThey added that the only way to overcome this problem is the increased use of the profile system that has been in use by Israel for years. “The passenger may be someone else but the profile systems combined with the clever use of technology may give very good results” one of the experts told iHLS.

In many airports passport control is very superficial and the technology that is used to detect explosives is not used “in the best way” according to one of the experts. “Only a biometric system based on international cooperation can decrease the danger posed by the use of stolen or forged passports,” one of the experts said.

iHLS – Israel Homeland Security

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