Decoding and Decloaking the TSA – layer by layer

The TSA is known for its veiled ways – they’re a secretive bunch, in other words. Whenever there are questions about their methods, and their “layered” approach to security, they’re quick with the “national security” card, and anyone poking into they’re ways of doing things is usually stone-walled. So. Here we are. We’ve got a …

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 …

The 5 Most Stunningly Silly Things Airport Security Has Done (in the last few years)

Airport security is a good thing – we’ve said this again and again, but even we have to admit that there are some silly things going on from time to time. All right… all the time. There are, however, times when even we start to doubt ourselves when we leap to the defense of physical …

Guest Post: TSA Mobile App for Better Boarding

[box type=”blue”]This guest post is by Lynn Jackson, of StealthMonitoring.com [/box] With Memorial Day, 4th of July, and summer vacation just around the corner, millions of travelers are booking their flights. They’re probably dreading long airport lines and navigating aggressive TSA security measures. Fortunately, the TSA has created a mobile app that efficiently and effectively answers travelers’ …

Police Raids Kiddieporn Ring, Embarrasses the TSA

According to the Boston Herald: Cops snared 55 Massachusetts men in a sweeping, multi-agency child pornography crackdown — including a Transportation Security Administration officer assigned to Logan International Airport who is just the latest embarrassment for the troubled federal agency. TSA agent Jose E. Salgado, 59, of Chelsea was suspended from his job after his …

Why Private Security is Bigger, Faster and Better…in Every Way!

Both the Houston Chronicle and the Huffington Post have picked up on the TSA’s budget trouble – well, the budget cuts that is. The problem? Not even the government likes the TSA any longer. After being told that they treat people like prisoners, waste taxpayer money and generally do a bad job, the TSA has actually …