TSA Removes X-Ray Body Scanners – blames manufacturers

So. The well-loved TSA has decided to remove its backscatter x-ray body scanners, citing concerns that the manufacturer(s) haven't been able to come up with viewing software that makes...

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...

Training Device IED – How to make one, and why

...and at a price your budget can actually take. Ready Made vs Home Made Training IEDs are an integral part of many security operations these days, and especially those where x-ray...

Ambassador Neumann: Politicians have driven us into the bunker

Ambassador Neumann is a familiar name to many, both Americans and non-Americans, but just in case you've never heard of him, here's a summary; - Diplomat and employed by the...

Govt. Sources; Food Vendors Want to Kill You!

Reliable sources* are constantly sending us emails, calling us on the telephone (yes, we have those), passing us notes in anonymous envelopes through the crack at the bottom of...

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...

Bruce Schneier is Insulted. Yes, we did it.

Maybe you saw our rather lengthy reply to Bruce Schneier's strange "essay", as he calls them, on the recent initiative from Rand Paul, taking on the TSA and its...

Join 15,000 Others – Force the TSA to Follow the Law

This petition at WhiteHouse.gov is important. A quick look at the text of the petition outlines the issue:  In July 2011, a federal appeals court ruled that the Transportation Security Administration...

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,...