“Security Theatre” – what seems to be the officer, problem?

Taking a look at Bruce Schneier's blog today, he's posted one of the famous "one-line-and-big-quote" thingies of his again, this time falling on the security theatre practice once more....

New York Post screws up – TSA debunks scam-story

TSA says New York Post columnist Phil Mushnick made a mistake when he reported witnessing a TSA scam during a trip at the Newark airport. Phil writes: Last month, Friday, Aug. 12,...

Precious Metals and Airport Security

Looking over what you guys search for in order to get to this page, and looking at the questions that come in to this site, either through our email...

Dirty, dirty (luggage) thieves

One guy apparently made off with 600 or so bags and suitcases at Dallas/Fort Worth Int.  That's a lot. Imagine hauling off 600 suitcases. He didn't do it all at...

Dress for TSA Success!

The Associated Press has taken the time out of their busy schedule to talk to Susan Foster, a "travel expert" that has written books such as "Smart Packing for...

“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...

EU Bans X-Ray Body Scanners

We're reprinting a press release from the European Union, effectively banning x-ray body scanners from airports in Europe. Notice that they are not banning body scanners - millimeter wave...

Fun! Not really… but anyway: BAO!

BAO! It's a Bomb Apparaisal Officer. So...he/she puts a pricetag on bombs? Not really. Here's a video! Yay! TSA owns that vid. Don't mess with the TSA.

TSA tips – old news, still valid

We've talked about this here before, and now the TSA has their own "How to get through the line faster" page. It's worth checking out, and really goes through...

The Single, Absolutely Surefire Way of Beating Airport Security

By Emma Ward, 26th May, 2012 Why Try? Since I started writing for this place a few years ago, airport security have changed. My view on the matter hasn't changed all...