Porous air borders
Border Security

Air Borders – Protected but porous

Phillip Wood MBE, Head of the School of Aviation and Security at Buckinghamshire New University, writes that although technology is a proven border control enabler, those who use it are the greatest disablers of its […]

Facial comparison biometric success
Americas

CBP intercepts imposter using new biometric tech

On only the third day using its new cutting-edge facial comparison biometric system, US Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations at Washington Dulles International Airport has intercepted an imposter posing as a French Citizen. […]

NZ Customs VR
Border Security

NZ Customs: Understanding the traveller experience

Harnessing virtual reality technology to make the traveller experience at Christchurch Airport more pleasant is one way New Zealand Customs is seeking to ensure a customer-centric approach to border security. Twin challenge Securing borders has […]

Security upped, funding upped.
Border Security

Australian government pledges $293.6m for airport security

The Australian Government will strengthen security at airports, international mail centres and air cargo facilities over four years as part of a comprehensive $293.6 million package of new initiatives announced in its 2018-19 annual Budget. Upped […]