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  • August 01, 2017 | 21 (# of comments)
    You may have read recently how TSA and DHS have been making an aggressive effort to raise the bar on aviation security worldwide. Have you ever wondered what’s being done here in the U.S.? Well, the last time you travelled through a TSA checkpoint,...
  • September 15, 2014 | 33 (# of comments)
    Wait times at the security checkpoint are way down compared to last summer. So, what are we doing differently? Well, we’re providing the most efficient security in the most effective way possible.All of our layers of security are still firmly in...
  • July 06, 2011 | 99 (# of comments)
    A possible terrorist threat is in the news today, and many of you are likely wondering what’s going on behind the scenes.TSA recently briefed air carriers and foreign partners on intelligence involving concealed explosives. Unfortunately,...
  • July 01, 2011 | 88 (# of comments)
    Many of you are asking about the news involving an individual who made it through two different checkpoints, apparently using another passenger's outdated boarding pass. First, it’s important to point out that our approach is designed so we don’t...
  • March 18, 2011 | 113 (# of comments)
    A common statement we hear at checkpoints is "I'm not a terrorist! Why do I have to go through screening?" While it's extremely likely that's the case, the current system provides us little basis to make that judgment in advance of you arriving at...
  • March 24, 2008 | 92 (# of comments)
    By this time, most of you are getting pretty familiar with what TSA does on a daily basis. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ve likely heard us mention layers of security. It’s a term we use a lot but it’s a lot more than just a catch...
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