Can Air Cargo Shipment Profiling Intercept Security Risks

July 06, 2015

AIR CARGO remains one of the most vulnerable and critical areas of aviation security today.

It has been seven years since the US Congress passed the 9/11 Commission Act, which required the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to create a system capable of screening all air cargo shipments transported on passenger aircraft.

Only now are sophisticated predictive profiling systems – which analyse manifest data on shipments – able to classify the cargo by risk level, thus identifying those consignments where security risks justify further screening prior to release to the aircraft.

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