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...

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...

Unpredictable Security – the pros and cons

The TSA Blog and Blogger BobThe TSA has been under fire for just about as long as they've existed. It's nothing new to read that the TSA is being...

Schneier on TSA vs. Private Security: Flaws, Faults & Assumptions

Rand Paul has introduced legislation that is aiming at tightening the reins on the TSA, the US federal agency tasked with transportation security in the country. The TSA has,...

A Look at the Effectiveness of CCTV in Crime Prevention

The propagation of closed-circuit televisions or CCTVs in both commercial and residential spaces has forever changed the field of security system. Through security alarm systems and surveillance camera systems,...

Belts and the TSA – Why, oh Why?

The TSA (US) has decided that everyone needs to remove their belts when going through airport security checkpoints. As usual, there's an uproar (and as usual, it's a small...

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...

TGIF. You could use some news.

Right. You may have noticed that the site's been a little quiet recently. Thats due to the unexpected absence of most of our writers - it's the kind of thing...

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...

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...