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  • January 02, 2013 | 29 (# of comments)
    Millimeter Wave ImageHappy new year! Over the holidays, I read an article titled “The TSA Is Laughing at You” talking about what happens in the resolution rooms where body scanner images are viewed. We’ve talked about this many times in the past,...
  • February 15, 2012 | 66 (# of comments)
    The internet is abuzz with posts, tweets and news articles regarding allegations that TSA officers required a passenger to go through a body scanner multiple times because she was attractive.First, I want to reassure all passengers that TSA does not...
  • July 20, 2011 | 128 (# of comments)
    Alarm imageBack in February, I posted about how we had begun testing Automated Target Recognition (ATR) software for millimeter wave Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT). The testing started at the Transportation Security Lab (TSL) back in the fall of...
  • February 10, 2010 | 129 (# of comments)
    A rumor is going around that Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan had an Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) image of himself leaked by UK Security officers at Heathrow. This rumor, though juicy, is unfounded.TSA reached out to the UK's Department for...
  • January 13, 2010 | 144 (# of comments)
    It's being reported that the Advanced Imaging Technology (also known as body scanners) being used by TSA has the ability to store, print and export images.The truth is, the procurement specifications require these machines be capable of...
  • August 06, 2008 | 63 (# of comments)
    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the loss of a Clear®- owned laptop computer on July 26 that contained unencrypted data of approximately 33,000 customers. TSA has verified that...
  • August 04, 2008 | 156 (# of comments)
    Here are the top ten questions we received from our recent request. We tallied the number of times we received each question or a similar version of it and noted the total for each question below. Thanks to the Office of Chief Counsel, Privacy...
  • May 02, 2008 | 107 (# of comments)
    Several bloggers have commented on our blog over the past few days on an incident that involved an officer showing up for work with an unloaded gun. We’ve read these comments and worked hard to get as much information as possible. After turning...
  • January 30, 2008 | 12 (# of comments)
    The purpose of this blog is to facilitate an ongoing dialogue on innovations in security, technology and the checkpoint screening process. We encourage your comments; your ideas and concerns are important to ensure that a broad range of travelers...
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