Daily Headline : International
03/11/2014 - The head of Interpol said on Tuesday that the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is probably not related to terrorism; the Boston Marathon, scheduled for April 21, will have tighter security measures and record attendance; and a cybersecurity firm says it has uncovered more than 360 million credentials newly available on the black market for purchase by cybercriminals.
Industry News: Loss Prevention
02/26/2014 - Protection for a new deep-sea port near London, and companies donate security equipment to schools.
Homeland Security: Research & Studies
01/29/2014 - An agency has developed training aides for explosives-sniffing dogs.
Book Reviews: Academic \ Educational Programs
01/02/2014 - A good resource for students of security or supply chain management, this book provides a thorough overview of different modes of transportation, their vulnerabilities, and security strategies to deter, detect, and prevent attacks against the transportation industry.
Daily Headline : International
12/03/2013 - A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board says a commuter train that derailed on Sunday in New York was traveling more than twice the speed limit when it crashed; an inspector general's report says the Department of Homeland Security has not adhered to its own cybersecurity policies; tensions are high between China and Japan over an air defense zone, and bulletproof pods in local airports could replace TSA agents at passenger exits.
Transportation/Mass Transit: Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
11/25/2013 - Find out what researchers have learned from studying past hurricane-related evacuations and how they are trying to apply those lessons to future evacuations.
SM Online: Government Reports (GAO etc.)
10/28/2013 - A recent Government Accountability Office report discusses the need for better data and analysis of safety risks involving cargo tank trucks.
Book Reviews: Maritime Security
10/25/2013 - This book provides a basic overview of some intelligence functions in transportation security, but it omits a number of important elements.
Daily Headline : Legal Issues
07/08/2013 - The investigation begins into the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet in San Francisco; the new immigration under consideration in Congress includes billions in private sector projects; and the European Union demands privacy talks with the United States.
Case Study: Access Control
04/23/2013 - Roanoke Regional Airport found a locking system that has the ease of mechanical locks with the features of an electronic access control system.
SM Online: Airport Security
02/19/2013 - According to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), canine teams are not being effectively used in airports to screen people for explosives. Read the details online.
Daily Headline : Travel Security
12/13/2012 - The U.S. Department of Transportation wants to require black boxes in passenger vehicles starting next year.
International: Travel Security
11/30/2012 - As violent attacks on citizens continue in countries such as Brazil and Mexico,individuals are responding by buying armor for private vehicles.