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, in the years after “9/11”, gained notoriety for their security theories, strategies and methods, and it seems that even US lawmakers have realized that something must …

“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. It’s apparently become a habit, or some sort of monkey on his back, to talk down the things he doesn’t really understand. Now, let me say …