Maximizing Your Security Organization’s Workforce

Maximizing Your Security Organization’s Workforce

Aviation security is a risk-based industry that must constantly juggle the pressures of being accurate (finding all threats) and being efficient (getting passengers through checkpoints at a reasonable speed for on-time departures). The current solutions to this juggling problem—being accurate and fast—rest almost entirely on having a reliable, well-trained workforce combined with constant oversight and […]

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Video: Can Cognitive Science Improve Airport Security?

Our Chief Science Office, Dr. Steve Mitroff, was featured in a video about improving airport security with cognitive research. Watch the full video below! Source: http://fabbs.org/public-interest/cognitive-psychology-in-the-real-world/

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Threat Image Projection (TIP): How to effectively use TIP in your security organization – and what to avoid.

Threat Image Projection (TIP): How to effectively use TIP in your security organization – and what to avoid.

Aviation security officers scan X-ray images of passengers’ property looking for prohibited items. They search for knifes, guns, bombs, and more. Threatening items can definitely come through a security checkpoint, and even very strange things might come through, however, only a small number of bags actually contain a real threat. Nearly all passengers are simply trying […]

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