NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Mothers Released From Prison, DHS Grants, 12 and Under Pat-Downs, and More

4,000 mothers to be released from California prisons. Jewish organizations sweep Homeland Security grants. TSA changes its pat-down policies for children. And more.

TSA Debunks Scam Reported By New York Post Columnist

TSA clears up rumors of agents charging to bring handicapped travelers to the front of the line.

Tracking Digital Footprints In The Field

By testing suspect computing devices on site, law enforcement can reduce forensic wait times and protect the chain of evidence.

Is It Really Possible To Trust Travelers?

Part IV of Security Management's 9-11 Anniversary Special Focus: The newest attempt at a trusted traveler program.

DHS Finds Flaws in Airport Security Badging Process

The Transportation Security Administration has failed to effectively oversee the badging of airport employees with unescorted access to sensitive security areas at the nation’s airports, according to a partially redacted report from the Department of Homeland Security.

Morning Security Brief: DHS Progress Report, Private Scanners, Employee Search Ruling, Anthrax Emerging, and More

DHS issues a report assessing its own progress in meeting 9/11 Commission Recommendations. TSA adds more privacy to scanners. Vietnam may be on the verge of an anthrax epidemic. And more.

TSA Must Ask for Public Comment on Use of Whole Body Scanners

A circuit court has ruled that the Transportation Security Administration must give the public a chance to comment on the use of whole body scanners and take those comments into consideration in crafting a final rule.

Trusted Traveler Pilot Set For Fall

TSA announces it will slowly roll out its trusted traveler pilot program this fall.

Afternoon Security Brief: Airport Breaches, Wi-Fi Security, Baggage Screening, and More

Thousands of breaches at U.S. airports have occurred. A man who hacked his neighbor's Wi-Fi network and planted child porn on his computer is sentenced. A judge orders agencies to produce Secure Communities data. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Heroine Control, Iran Supplying Weapons, TSA Duped, and More

More Heroin being seized at the Southwest border. U.S. says Iran is still backing the insurgency in Iraq. And TSA is baffled at how a man was able to crisscross the country with fake boarding passes.
 




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