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Explosives Detection Standards

- An agency has developed training aides for explosives-sniffing dogs.

Introduction to Transportation Security

- 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.

Morning Security Brief: Update on N.Y. Train Crash, IG Report on DHS Cybersecurity, Air Defense Zone Tensions in Asia, and More

- 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.

Everyone Needs an Exit Strategy

- Find out what researchers have learned from studying past hurricane-related evacuations and how they are trying to apply those lessons to future evacuations.

Transportation Safety

- A recent Government Accountability Office report discusses the need for better data and analysis of safety risks involving cargo tank trucks.

Aviation & Maritime Security Intelligence

- This book provides a basic over­view of some intelligence functions in transportation security, but it omits a number of important elements.

Morning Security Brief: Crash Investigation, Private Sector Perks in Immigration Bill, and EU Demands Privacy Talks

- 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

- Roanoke Regional Airport found a locking system that has the ease of mechanical locks with the features of an electronic access control system.

Airport Security

- 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.

DOT Proposes Mandatory Black Boxes for Passenger Vehicles

- The U.S. Department of Transportation wants to require black boxes in passenger vehicles starting next year.

Armoring Trends in Latin America

- As violent attacks on citizens continue in countries such as Brazil and Mexico,individuals are responding by buying armor for private vehicles.

Morning Security Brief: Billionaire Security, CPR Disparities, SkyTrain Investigation, and More

- How billionaires are securing their homes. Blacks and Hispanics less likely to receive CPR from a stranger, study says. Police are turning monitoring social media for clues to who left an explosive on a set of train tracks in British Columbia. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Fare Cards, Piracy Stats, Wisconsin Shooting, and More

- Fare cards being used to track location. Fewer pirate attacks this year than last. Wisconsin shooting was domestic violence related. And more.
 




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