NEWS & ANALYSIS
Jul 14, 2011 -TSA announces it will slowly roll out its trusted traveler pilot program this fall.
Jul 13, 2011 -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.
Jun 30, 2011 -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.
Jun 27, 2011 -International parental child abductions are on the rise, according to U.S. State Department data. A new U.S. Government Accountability Office report considers how some abductions might be stopped at the airport with a new 'No-Fly' list.
Jun 23, 2011 -An up and coming broadband company is building a network that would make wireless Internet available to everyone in America. Now their plans to connect the entire country are facing criticism from aviation and GPS organizations who say expansion of wireless broadband services shouldn’t trump the importance of safety in aviation and maritime operations. But researchers say more study is needed to determine whether nationwide broadband would really affect transportation safety.
Jun 23, 2011 -State Department says Pakistan nukes are safe. TSA pat-downs for children scaled back. Cartel leader captured. And more.
Jun 21, 2011 -Lack of standardized physical security measures at general aviation airports across the country could allow intruders to commandeer planes, presenting a terrorism risk, the Government Accountability Office reports.
Jun 07, 2011 -RSA replacing SecureID tokens, admits breach compromised systems. What's really driving cuts in funding for airport screeners? How Mexican drug lords are adapting. Intelligence-led policing gets attention in Florida. And the effort to train Libyan rebels is spotlighted.
May 27, 2011 -TSA screening operators will no longer have to be isolated from passengers when using automated target recognition software due to increased privacy controls on the machines, reports Government Security News.
May 26, 2011 -Even if terrorists rush to apply for a trusted traveler program and some get accepted, commercial flights would still be more secure than if no trusted traveler program existed, concludes RAND.