Delta Air Lines partners with TSA PreCheck to launch biometrics-based bag drops

Delta Air Lines, in partnership with TSA PreCheck, today announced an expansion of how it uses biometrics to let passengers drop their bags, go through security and board their plane by simply showing

How Trump’s government shutdown is harming cyber and national security

It’s now 18 days since the U.S. government unceremoniously shut down because Congress couldn’t agree on a bill to fund a quarter of all federal departments — including paying their emplo

LA to become the first city to use body scanners in rail transit systems

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority just announced its plans to become the first city to use portable body scanners in its subway and light-rail systems to help detect the pre

ACLU sues TSA over searches of electronic devices

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Transportation Security Administration over its alleged practices of searching the

Zady Goes Very Much On The Beaten Path, With A Pop Up At LaGuardia

After launching in August, the conscious consumerism startup Zady is angling to boost its profile this gifting season by setting up camp in the beating heart of holiday foot traffic: the Delta termina

TSA’s New Instagram Account Highlights The Crazy Things People Try To Sneak On Planes

Seemingly tired of being chewed out by every third traveler to step through their scanners, the TSA is trying something new to connect with the people: Instagram. Over the last few days, the TSA ha

Don’t Put Down That iPad — 8,000 Mobile Devices Left At Top U.S. Airports

The flight is boarding and you are in a rush. You get on the plane. At 10,000 feet, you reach into your bag. Your laptop is not there. It happens all the time. In fact, according to a new survey,

TSA Blames High Radiation Scanner Machine Results On Flawed Testing Method

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/tsamachines.jpg" />It looks like the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/tsa/">TSA</a> has found itself at <i>the center of another st

The Creditor Carbon Fiber Money Clip Knife Keeps Your Money Safe

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/creditor-clip-knife-620x390.jpg" />Designed by John Kubasek, the Creditor carbon fiber money clip knife can keep you and your money safe

DIY: Make Your Own TSA Scanner

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/screenshot-7.png" />Curious about exactly <em>how</em> the TSA manages to see you naked? Well, the actual technology is pretty high end (

TSA Opt-Out Day A Hilarious Non-Issue (But Were The Machines Turned Off To Prevent A Scene?)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/tsawiki.jpg" />Now that <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/wikileaks/">Wikileaks</a> has everyone in the US angrily jumping up and do

4th Amendment Wear: So The TSA Has Something To Read While Groping You

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/C-SCAN-T-SHIRT.gif" />Just the other day, we saw the boxer-briefs with built-in <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/11/22/tsa-proof-f

Napolitano: New Security Measures May Have To Be Introduced For Subways & Trains; Ron Paul Calls For Airline Boycott

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/tsasubway.jpg" />Janet Napolitano, the head of Homeland Security, says that increased security measures may have to expand beyond the nat

Lone TSA Twitter Account Fights Entire Internet

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/worstjob.jpg" />In case you're confused by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/tsagov">@tsagov</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/tsabloggerbob"

Common Sense Prevails: Pilots Now Exempt From Enhanced Security Pat-Downs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/tsapilots.png" />Finally, some common sense when it comes to airline security. Pilots will henceforth be exempt from security screenings

Atom Bomb: Man With Tattoo Pulled Off Airplane Because One Person Thought He Looked Suspicious

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/atombomb.jpg" />It's pretty clear that we're now living in a society that's dominated by fear, not unlike Midgar in Final Fantasy VII or

Even Jesus Doesn't Want To Get a Pat-Down

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Screen-shot-2010-11-17-at-8.57.56-AM.jpg">Leave it to the Taiwanese news to really nail the <a HREF="http://crunchgear.com/search/TSA">TS

Napolitano: If You're Not Happy With Airport Security You Can Find Other Means Of Transportation

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/jt.jpg" />Janet Napolitano, the head of Homeland Security, said yesterday that she's “open” to possible airport security “adjustmen

Changes Coming? Homeland Security To Meet Transportation Industry Executives To Discuss New Security Measures

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/tsau.png" />It looks like the recent popular outrage against some of the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/tsa/">TSA</a>’s new (an

More Airport Security Backlash: UK Security Minister Throws A Fit When Asked To Leave Behind Banned Item

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/ukukuk.jpg" />These <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/11/09/tsa-bans-ink-toner-cartridges-from-flights-next-on-the-ban-list-people/
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