Could drones be the next threat from above?

Perran Bonner questions whether the speed of UAV technology advances is helping or hindering security services

Countering weaponised drones

Dr James Rogers examines some of the novel ways in which emerging weaponised drone threats are being countered

Tackling terrorism in the drone zone

With the potential for criminals and terrorists to exploit technology advances, CTB analyses the potential use and misuse of UAVs

Are ‘Drone’ regulations helping or hindering our security?

Gary Clayton addresses current regulation of the UAV industry and whether the speed of technology advances is helping security services

James Kelly, Chief Executive of the British Security Industry Association discusses the various layers of civil aviation security that are necessary to ensuring safety for staff and passengers

Can drone technology, under proper legal regulation, deliver significant benefits for the UK’s national security policy and economy?

With 26 million tonnes of goods transported by air every year, the security of airborne cargo is of paramount importance against a backdrop of international terrorism.

As demonstrated in the foiled liquid explosives plot in 2006, terrorists are particularly innovative and adaptive at getting around airport passenger screening.

European Commission back pedals in Liquid, Aerosol & Gel screening in the face of stiff opposition, writes Chris Yates

Chris Yates, principal, Yates Consulting, examines a shift in policy from a system of prescribed security controls protecting air travellers, to an outcome-focused risk-based approach

Airfreight has been acknowledged as the soft underbelly of aviation security. So isn’t it high time that we re-evaluate this failed security regime, questions Chris Yates

A|D|S discusses the UK’s aerospace, defence, security and space industries, and Farnborough International Airshow

It’s been a hell of a year so far for the beleaguered Department for Homeland Security, writes Chris Yates