24 Aug 2018

DC Airport First In Nation to Catch Suspected Imposter Using Facial Biometrics

Three days into operation, the facial recognition program at Dulles Airport outside of Washington DC has led to the first arrest of an individual attempting to enter the country on another individual’s passport. According to a CBP field office director, “the new facial recognition technology virtually eliminates the ability for

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13 Aug 2018

Stolen Horizon Air plane ‘a serious breach,’ raises questions about airport security

“He was a 29-year-old ground-crew member, fully credentialed to be inside secure areas and certified to tow aircraft around the tarmac. But federal investigators, Sea-Tac officials and his employer are scrambling to figure out how Richard Russell managed to steal an empty 76-passenger Horizon Air turboprop plane, take off from

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