How To Break In Anywhere (where security isn’t working)

If you've been following this site for a while, you might have seen our burglar's guide to being wildly successful - and if you haven't, then you should take...

The 3 Best Security Books You Need Today

Let's be perfectly honest. There are a lot of half-assed and, frankly, crap books on security out there. Some are a little better than crap, and then there are...

April 21: Boston Marathon Security Boost

Since the bombings of last year's Boston Marathon, the city has been planning to ramp up security. Planning has been going on all through this winter, and will be...

Update Coming!

...for a bigger and better SB! We're in the process of building a new and better design for this site, and there's a few reasons for that. - The framework we're...

Toothpaste Terror – Hype and Hyperbole?

The Olympic Games in Russia has taken up a lot of the world's attention these last few weeks, and rightly so. If there was ever a perfect terror target...

Ukraine / Syria: Mercenaries abound?

Whether it's civil unrest, rioting, revolutions, wars and uprisings. Wherever there's trouble, there's usually a market for mercenaries. For those looking to find opportunities, there would be worse ideas...

Thinking Internally – combating a police force’s feeling of invincibility

Traditionally speaking, security has mainly been in the hands of the military and the police, in whatever form they might exist at the time and place. Public security is...

Armed “School Protection Officers” – Pitfalls and Kneejerks

School shootings will hardly disappear from the agenda any time soon, and that's a good thing. The phenomenon is especially prevalent in the US, where the history of armed...

Knives on a Plane – is the DHS catching up?

The latest news from the DHS and TSA is that they're "relaxing" their restrictions on certain items, namely such things as small blades. Surprisingly, the TSA has taken some...

Schneier’s Deconstructions Will Never Work – No Matter What He Does

That title sounds a little harsh - we know that. But it serves a purpose none the less - namely using Bruce Schneier's latest essay title for our own...