Access Control

Access Control

In December 2001, a terrorist attempt to blow up a US-bound American Airlines flight was thwarted after explosives were detected in the shoes of...
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By Or Shalom Terrorism has been a major international challenge concerning the world ever since the French Revolution up until now. During the 1970s, the...
video redaction

Emotion recognition technology - can it be considered biometrics 3.0? Emotion recognition technology tracks traits such as facial muscle movements, vocal tone and body...
airport security tactics

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is putting social distancing and other safety measures into place at airport...
deep fake

While artificial intelligence offers the power to drive a vast array of analytics solutions, many of the newest technology developments have been driven by...

The undercarriage of a vehicle could be seen as a threat to security and safety as explosives, weapons, narcotics, and other contraband could be...
biometric identification

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people all over the world are required to wear face masks in every public venue. Beginning this month, the...
thermal imaging

Efforts to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic challenges might neglect security concerns that keep on being present. A dual-threat detection system can both detect...

The events of 2020 have certainly demonstrated the risks of trying to accurately predict upcoming events. However, it can still be insightful to try...

The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially challenging for workers in the construction, manufacturing, infrastructure and logistics. A wearable device with social distancing technology launched...

Or Shalom, security and cyber expert and adviser Airports around the world have been an attractive target for attack, from the assailants’ point of view....
counter-terror

Location technology has emerged as an integral part of COVID-19 response globally. Smartphones and citizen data are used globally by authorities to identify possible...
photo illustration

Biometric facial comparison technology is employed by the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the pedestrian border crossings in Cross Border Xpress (CBX)...
covid 19

Technological innovation has played an important role in responding to the global emergency situation created by the COVID-9 pandemic. Throughout this pandemic, technology has...

A novel technology based on machine learning could replace sniffer dogs in finding explosives. High-tech sensors made from genetically-modified living cells can detect odors...
border security

Border security in 2020 has become a complex challenge. Globalization created a borderless world from the point of view of technology, commerce, etc. However,...
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Debates over returning to in-person school in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic are consuming education administrators worldwide, who are deciding which technologies will...

Coping with the COVID-19 pandemic spread requires social distancing. Technologies that provide people counting capabilities in public spaces help control the crowd and ensure...
airport security scanning

One of the weak points in airports now with the COVID-19 pandemic is the trays used in the passenger security lanes. Several technological solutions...

The 9/11 attacks redefined the global security context on terrorism. Similarly, COVID-19 causes us to reconsider what composes a public security threat. As the...
border security

Drones are increasingly used for remote monitoring and surveillance of borders and port and airport areas. Now they will also help increase the effectiveness...

In the wake of the explosion of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate in massive blasts in Beirut’s main port, killing at least 100 people...