23 hrs ago
Airports Cope With Passengers Who Forget About Guns in Bags
How do airport police determine if travelers truly forgot they had a gun in their bags? The response cries out for a national policy.
Flying The Not-So-Friendly Skies: The People v. The TSA
Above: a TSA Wave Scanner, where "hands up, don't shoot" takes on a deadly new meaning.
Allegiant Encourages Passengers to Save Time and Money With Paperless Boarding
Allegiant announced today a new initiative to encourage paperless boarding throughout its network, saving passengers time and money.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Forgetful gun packers get a break
Security checkpoints at Port Columbus have found eight guns in carry-on baggage since February.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Airport Security Tips for Flying Alone with a Baby
I travel a lot with my daughter, and sometimes it's necessary for us to travel without the assistance of my husband.
SBG Technology Solutions awarded contract to support TSA higher education program
SBG Technology Solutions, a leading information technology, program management and training services provider, was recently awarded a contract with the Transportation Security Administration to support its Higher Education Opportunity Program.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
How to Get to Your Plane Faster
By now, you may have witnessed the beauty of being in a TSA PreCheck lane at airport security.
The Indianapolis Star
TSA's PreCheck flier program hits 500,000 enrollment mark
TSA's PreCheck flier program hits 500,000 enrollment mark TSA's expedited PreCheck flier program, which was launched in Indianapolis in December, hits 500,000 enrollment milestone.
The Orlando Sentinel
Daytona Beach police chief stopped with gun in bag at OIA
Daytona Beach police Chief Mike Chitwood was stopped by security at Orlando International Airport on Thursday after a gun was found in his carry-on luggage, the officials confirmed today.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Guns, bombs and weapons can all be snuck past TSA agents, even while...
Teflon tape, molded plastic explosives and hidden handguns were all used in concealment techniques and tricks that enabled a group of researchers to hide banned and dangerous weapons and substances from Rapiscan Secure 1000 machines previously used at Transportation Security Administration airport checkpoints, and which are currently used at ... (more)
San Diego NewsCape
DHS Achieves Trusted Traveler Program Milestones
The Department of Homeland Security recently achieved two major milestones for its trusted traveler programs.
Hands on IN1 Multi-Tool Smartphone Case for the Samsung Galaxy S5
I almost always have either a pocket knife or a tool kit on me, and now this multi-tool case from IN1 will make sure I'm never left high and dry for some tweezers or a pen! This might just be the perfect case for former Boy Scouts.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Cocaine-filled tamales and other weird stuff the TSA found at Houston airports
Collector knives in the shape of a gun and a bullet recovered by TSA in summer 2014 at a Yuma, Arizona airport.
TSA body scanners are worth zip, Sahara reborn in Vegas, drunk boards plane via baggage carousel
Critics of the TSA's full body scanners say they are worthless. A new study may say that they are right.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
PHOTO: A traveler walks past a newly-opened TSA Pre-check application center at LaGuardia Airport
Remember those see-through airport scanners? The media were couldn't get enough of those "naked" machines but that's died down since early 2013 when the TSA began phasing them out.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines
Erin Sharp arrived at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport a little less than two hours before her 9:40 a.m. flight to San Diego on Sunday, timed so that her 11-month-old son would zonk out on the plane and they would arrive home with the afternoon to spare.
Vindication for TSA Body-Scanning Crusader?
Jonathon Corbett was excoriated by the TSA for criticizing body scanners, but a new study may show that he was right.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Study: TSA scanners easily tricked to miss weaponsStudy: TSA scanners ...
Researchers found the scanners could be duped simply by placing a weapon off to the side of the body or encasing it under a plastic shield.
The Same Scanners That Let the TSA See Under Your Clothes Missed These Deadly Weapons
New independent analysis from a computer security team reveals the billion-dollar body scanner investment by the Transportation Security Administration failed to catch numerous weapons.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Freedom to Tinker
Researchers Show Flaws in Airport Scanner
Today at the Usenix Security Symposium a group of researchers from UC San Diego and the University of Michigan will present a paper demonstrating flaws in a full-body scaning machine that was used at many U.S. airports.