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Airport & Aviation Security - page 3

Fewer Aviation Accidents in 2020 But Accident Rate Rises

With a fatality risk of 0.13 for air travel, on average, a person would have to travel by air every day for 461 years before experiencing an accident with at least one fatality. On average, a person would have to travel every day for 20,932 years to experience a 100% fatal accident. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

Canada Publishes First Ever Drone Strategy

Transport Canada has been working both nationally and internationally to develop drone cybersecurity practices to counter cyber risks such as drone hacking - a topic of discussion from drone manufacturers and operators, to regulators and security agencies. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

Weekly Update: TSA Firearm Detections

“To stand there and tell us that you had no idea that you had a gun with you is absolutely inexcusable. It begs the question: ‘Where did you think it was?’ Travelers know where their wallets are, where their keys are, where they left their car. They should know where their guns are too.” Keep Reading

// by Kalyna White

Profiles in Leadership: Interview with Nancy Nykamp, Assistant Administrator of I&A, TSA

This month, we are interviewing exceptional leaders in homeland security. We are extremely proud to continue this series with Ms. Nancy Nykamp. Ms. Nykamp was selected as the Assistant Administrator for TSA’s office of Intelligence & Analysis (I&A) in June 2020. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Nykamp served three years as Deputy Assistant Administrator of I&A. Keep Reading

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