The most recent disturbing aviation security and counter terrorism news is that al Qaeda is actively trying to defeat bomb detection technologies by surgically implanting explosive devices inside the abdominal cavities of suicide bombers.
Erroll Southers in an Op-Ed about the latest airport security incident involving a 95-year-old cancer patient, that was another missed opportunity by TSA. Sometimes, even when we do the “right” thing, we should apologize.
The headline of a recent CNBC news item told us: “Homeland-Security Business Still Booming Ten Years Later”, and “A decade after the 9/11 terror attacks, homeland security is still a growth business.”
Erroll Southers, TAL Global Managing Director of Counter-Terrorism and Infrastructure Protection, was an invited panelist at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) Leading Thinkers Workshop: “Terrorism in Canada: Threats, Vulnerabilities and Strategies,” June 12-13 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada.
Lawrence Dietz comments on the inability to provide information support operations in homeland security – a vulnerability that is open to exploitation by our enemies.
Sergeant Anthony Boisselle, a 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles World Airports Police Department received the Outstanding Individual in Aviation Security – Front Line Staff award at the 2011 AVSEC Conference in Hong Kong.
Erroll Southers to speak about Changing Tactics and Trends of Terrorism at the 2011 International AVSEC Conference, May 18 – 22, 2011 in Hong Kong
French police arrested six men on Tuesday, including an Indian seized at the airport as he arrived from Algeria, as they investigated a recruiting network to train jihad fighters in Pakistan.