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...

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...

A short note…

Islamic fundamentalists have attacked civilian, native Norwegian citizens out in the open, in the capital of Norway, Oslo and declared parts of the city as islamic territory. Central islamic figures...

Home Fortress! Let Your Home Finally Be Your Castle!

If you take a quick look at our About-page, you'll know that we want security to be for everyone. That's sort of our mission, really; tell you all you...

Protected: iKey – New Mercenary App! Or not.

The former SIG (Special Intervention Group) has jumped on the iTrain and relaunched under a new name - iKey Solutions. Those who've paid some attention to mercenary companies in...

War, uh…. etc. Guns and Bombs, Ladies and Gentlemen

A little bit of news this sunny morning; - Norway's forces in Afghanistan are lacking essentials in IED detection and removal. An investigation into the state of equipment is afoot...

Guest Post: TSA Mobile App for Better Boarding

This guest post is by Lynn Jackson, of StealthMonitoring.com  With Memorial Day, 4th of July, and summer vacation just around the corner, millions of travelers are booking their flights. They’re probably...

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...

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...

Improving weapon detection in single energy X-Ray images through pseudocoloring

Pretty interesting paper for those more inclined to be fascinated by scientific studies of security related stuff. The whole paper costs a few bucks to download, but it's actually worth...