Security http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7393/more en Germanwings Task Force report recommends improved pilot assessments http://atwonline.com/safety/germanwings-task-force-report-recommends-improved-pilot-assessments <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) has published a report into the March crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, compiled by a Task Force led by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/germanwings-task-force-report-recommends-improved-pilot-assessments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/germanwings-task-force-report-recommends-improved-pilot-assessments#comments Airlines Regulation Security Daily News Aircraft & Engines Safety ATW Plus EASA European air safety European Aviation Safety Agency European Commission Violeta Bulc Germanwings Flight 9525 Patrick Ky Task Force Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:41:00 +0000 173481 at http://atwonline.com Neffenger sworn in as TSA administrator, warns of ‘diffuse’ threat http://atwonline.com/security/neffenger-sworn-tsa-administrator-warns-diffuse-threat <div class="node-body article-body">Peter Neffenger was sworn in Monday as the new head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) amid the agency’s reevaluation of airport security following revelations of undercover agents bringing banned items through checkpoints.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/neffenger-sworn-tsa-administrator-warns-diffuse-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/neffenger-sworn-tsa-administrator-warns-diffuse-threat#comments Government Affairs Security Daily News People Department of Homeland Security DHS Jeh Johnson Peter Neffenger Transportation Security Administration TSA Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:18:00 +0000 171771 at http://atwonline.com <p>DHS secretary Jeh Johnson swears in new TSA administrator Peter Neffenger.</p> By Aaron Karp Smarter Security http://atwonline.com/security/smarter-security <div class="field-deck"> New technologies are helping to both speed the passenger screening process and address system gaps. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) made headlines in June when a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) inspector general’s report revealed weaknesses at US airports’ passenger screening checkpoints.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/smarter-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/smarter-security#comments Government Affairs Security aviation security Department of Homeland Security Rapiscan SITA Smiths Detection TSA US DOT Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:11:00 +0000 171271 at http://atwonline.com Thinkstock LOT cyberattack grounds 1,400 passengers at Warsaw airport http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/lot-cyberattack-grounds-1400-passengers-warsaw-airport <div class="node-body article-body">Star Alliance carrier LOT Polish Airlines was forced to cancel 11 out of 200 scheduled flights Sunday at Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin Airport after its computers were hacked, grounding 1,400 passengers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/lot-cyberattack-grounds-1400-passengers-warsaw-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/lot-cyberattack-grounds-1400-passengers-warsaw-airport#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Security Daily News ATW Plus Chris Pace cyberattack LOT Polish Airlines Ryanair Sebastian Mikosz Wallix Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:16:00 +0000 170221 at http://atwonline.com <p>LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787</p> By Kurt Hofmann US airport security directors briefed on checkpoint weaknesses http://atwonline.com/security/us-airport-security-directors-briefed-checkpoint-weaknesses <div class="node-body article-body">Federal security directors at airports across the US have already been fully briefed on the weaknesses uncovered at passenger screening checkpoints by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) inspector general (IG), according to a top DHS official.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/us-airport-security-directors-briefed-checkpoint-weaknesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/us-airport-security-directors-briefed-checkpoint-weaknesses#comments Associations Security Daily News ATW On-Location Alejandro Mayorkas Anthony Foxx ATW Plus Department of Homeland Security Department of Transportation DHS DOT IATA IATA AGM IG inspector general Tony Tyler Transportation Security Administration TSA Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:06:00 +0000 168621 at http://atwonline.com <p>DHS deputy secretary Alejandro Mayorkas</p> Courtesy, IATA More airports to offer pre-clearance for US-bound flights http://atwonline.com/security/more-airports-offer-pre-clearance-us-bound-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Ten more airports worldwide have been added to those approved by the US authorities to offer pre-clearance facilities to passengers heading for the US, following efforts to expand throughput at Abu Dhabi Airport earlier this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/more-airports-offer-pre-clearance-us-bound-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/more-airports-offer-pre-clearance-us-bound-flights#comments Airlines Security Daily News Airports & Routes Amsterdam Schiphol ATW Plus Brussels CBP Istanbul Ataturk London Heathrow Madrid-Barajas Manchester Oslo pre-clearance Punta Cana Stockholm Arlanda Tokyo Narita Wed, 03 Jun 2015 18:42:00 +0000 168091 at http://atwonline.com TSA head ‘reassigned’; agency to ‘re-evaluate’ and ‘re-test’ equipment http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-head-reassigned-agency-re-evaluate-and-re-test-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary Jeh Johnson has “reassigned” acting Transportation Security Administration (TSA) head Melvin Carraway “effective immediately” following a DHS inspector general’s report that revealed weaknesses at US airports’ passenger screening checkpoints.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-head-reassigned-agency-re-evaluate-and-re-test-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-head-reassigned-agency-re-evaluate-and-re-test-equipment#comments Security Daily News ATW Plus Department of Homeland Security DHS Jeh Johnson Mark Hatfield Melvin Carraway Peter Neffenger Transportation Security Administration TSA Tue, 02 Jun 2015 17:41:00 +0000 167861 at http://atwonline.com FBI investigates computer security expert’s aircraft hacking claims http://atwonline.com/security/fbi-investigates-computer-security-expert-s-aircraft-hacking-claims <div class="node-body article-body">The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating a computer security expert who claimed he has hacked into inflight entertainment (IFE) systems during domestic flights aboard US airlines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/fbi-investigates-computer-security-expert-s-aircraft-hacking-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/fbi-investigates-computer-security-expert-s-aircraft-hacking-claims#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Security Daily News Technology Airbus ATW Plus Boeing cybersecurity FBI hacker inflight entertainment United Airlines Mon, 18 May 2015 21:14:00 +0000 166341 at http://atwonline.com Obama taps US Coast Guard vice commandant as next TSA administrator http://atwonline.com/daily-news/obama-taps-us-coast-guard-vice-commandant-next-tsa-administrator <div class="node-body article-body">US President Barack Obama said he intends to nominate Peter Neffenger, the vice commandant of the US Coast Guard, to be the next head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/daily-news/obama-taps-us-coast-guard-vice-commandant-next-tsa-administrator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/daily-news/obama-taps-us-coast-guard-vice-commandant-next-tsa-administrator#comments Security Daily News People ATW Plus Barack Obama Jeh Johnson John Pistole Melvin Carraway Peter Neffenger Transportation Security Administration TSA US Coast Guard Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:10:00 +0000 164021 at http://atwonline.com <p>Peter Neffenger</p> Courtesy, US Coast Guard Media reports: German government warned of dangers before MH17 shootdown http://atwonline.com/security/media-reports-german-government-warned-dangers-mh17-shootdown <div class="node-body article-body">The German government had intelligence indicating the danger of surface-to-air missiles in the Ukraine region where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down last year, according to German media reports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/media-reports-german-government-warned-dangers-mh17-shootdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/media-reports-german-government-warned-dangers-mh17-shootdown#comments Airframes Airlines Security Daily News Safety 777 ATW Plus Boeing FAA IATA ICAO Malaysia Airlines MH17 TSA Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:22:00 +0000 163881 at http://atwonline.com