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...

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...

State of the TSA: Dialogue Breakdown Imminent

If you're in the unfortunate position of following the TSA blog, you may have noticed what we're about to talk about already - the near-complete lack of anything even...

Explosives Detection and “Alarm Resolution”? Decoding TSA-speak

The TSA doesn't really want you to read what's in here. They've said so many times, and their SOPs even say so. Here's what's strange, though: all the information...

TSA and their “Layers of Security” – Hype and Secrecy?

For years we've been hearing about the TSA and their "Layers of Security". However, the TSA doesn't really go into much detail about this concept, except for a 146-word...

Decoding and Decloaking the TSA – layer by layer

The TSA is known for its veiled ways - they're a secretive bunch, in other words. Whenever there are questions about their methods, and their "layered" approach to security,...

How to Hide From CCTV Cameras

There are a lot of guides out on the internet on how to mask yourself from CCTV cameras, and we've tried to collect some of the best information out...

Being a Mercenary – New FAQ!

Becoming a mercenary? Since we wrote our page on How to Become a Mercenary, we've gotten a lot of questions, a few suggestions and even some job offers, both for ourselves and our...

“See Something, Say Something” – Fail upon expensive Fail

...and you're paying for it. That's right. On January 17th, F-15 fighter jets were scrambled to escort an Alaska Airlines flight to Sea-Tac Airport, because - get this - someone...