Border Threat Detection – The Path to Artificial Intelligence
By Paul Hollingshead, Regional Director at Rapiscan Systems | AS&E
TAs global trade has become more interconnected, the movement of people and goods between countries has greatly increased and detecting threats to national security at the border has become more complex. As a result, every border security agency’s modernization agenda addresses the use of technological innovation to improve their ability to protect society. The drive to modernize is partly driven by the rapidly evolving nature of the threat landscape—use of new technology is critical to ensure agencies are ahead of, or at least keeping up with, their adversaries’ adaptability. It can also reflect political and budgetary pressures—the perennial push for agencies to do more with less.