Spot The SPOT…

  “Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques”, a.k.a. SPOT has been an effort by the TSA to profile passengers through observation alone. Now, before you start screaming blue murder, we’re not talking about the so-called “racial profiling” here – race … Read More

US Embassy Security; Thin, Thinner

No Threat / No Violence Mismanagement of security personnel is dangerous in any environment, and in any company or other operation, but in none is it so imminently critical and dangerous as in a high priority terrorist target, which any … Read More

Security Breaches, and the managers who make them happen

In any given security operation, there are a few people that stand out as the biggest threat to whatever it is the operation is protecting. It’s the security people themselves. In general, the security department’s employees will know everything there … Read More

Do…or die! Police Brutality and you…

There’s nothing quite like stupidity. We’ve heard a lot of stories about so-called “police brutality” up through the years, and there’s certainly going to be more. The sad fact is that people take advantage of this. The term itself is … Read More

WAR!…uh…what is it good for?

All right, here’s today’s challenge. Find a site online, reasonably high up in the search rankings, that actually deal with security. Physical security, home security, things that you can do to improve your day to day life, give you tips … Read More

The Personal Information Blues

Personal information is a wide term, we find. The definition varies from person to person, but in the end, it comes down to a few pieces of information about yourself that you need to take better care of than the … Read More

Diplomatic Security Service public tips

The US Department of State is a massive machinery of diplomacy, foreign policy and – perhaps less known – law enforcement. The Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS) or Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) is the law enforcement arm of the DoS, … Read More