Russia has said that the downing of a Metrojet airliner  over the Sinai was the result of an insider putting an explosive device on board the aircraft.  ISIS, the terrorist group claiming responsibility for the attack, has a propensity for radicalizing using the internet, which presents significant challenges for the aviation community in mitigating a threat of this nature. First, the enormity of the problem is sheer numbers. Globally, millions of employees have access to the ...

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