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Bombardier Secures Major Contract Extension to Maintain Trains for London Overground

Bombardier Transportation has been awarded a major contract extension by Transport for London to service trains operating on the London Overground network.

TSA takes on issue of improving transgender screening

The Transportation Security Administration has improved its transgender screening, but privacy concerns persist about full-body scans and pat-downs.        

House panel blasts TSA over Precheck strategies

House members raised concerns Tuesday about the Transportation Security Administration allowing travelers in Precheck lines without background checks        

One Thing North Korea Has That the South Doesn't: Google Maps

Keshia Badalge, Cullen Fairchild Security, Asia South Korea's own map and transport apps are great—as long as you can read Korean. Google Maps has charted new worlds for travelers: unknown terrain becomes easily navigable in an instant, making it possible to drive from Luxembourg to Latvia without having any familiarity with the route. Show More Summary

Energy-efficient encryption for the internet of things

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) A special-purpose chip hardwired to implement elliptic-curve cryptography in general and the datagram transport layer security protocol in particular reduces power consumption by 99.75 percent and increases speed 500-fold, to help enable the internet of things.

Bank Note Recycler

The BNR is widely used within the transport market because it offers a secure, reliable, modular and compact banknote recycling solution.

TSA found thousands of firearms in airport passengers’ luggage last year

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A record number of almost 4,000 firearms were discovered at airports across the United States in 2017, according to a report published by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA report released Monday showed that 771.5 million travelers passed through federally protected airports...

Charleston airport evacuated for two hours over suspicious iPad

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The iPad was spotted shortly after 5 a.m. EST (1000 GMT) by U.S. Transportation Security Administration screeners as it went through an x-ray unit, airport Executive Director Paul Campbell said. After TSA screeners determined that the iPad "didn't look exactly right," the building was evacuated and the bomb squad called in, Campbell said.

LAX testing facial recognition technology to speed up check-in process

The Transportation Security Administration has launched a three-week test to see if biometrics can help speed up the check-in process at Los Angeles International Airport. But don’t expect to see a big difference yet. As part of the test, the TSA has installed two new gates at the Tom Bradley International...

?Cloud computing: Now as vital as power, transport and fresh water?

Security for digital infrastructure and cloud services in the spotlight thanks to new cybersecurity regulations.

Qatar Airways to comply with TSA's tougher cargo screening

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar Airways said on Wednesday it is in talks with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to comply with their request for their cargo to undergo enhanced screening.

TSA Issues Order Over 'Persistent Threats to Aviation'

US authorities issued an emergency order Monday requiring additional screening of cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries, citing a threat of terrorism. The Transportation Security Administration order is aimed at preventing terrorist attacks in response to "persistent threats to aviation," TSA said in a...

U.S. requires tougher cargo screening from Middle East airports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Monday it will require six Middle Eastern carriers to undergo enhanced cargo screening as part of an effort to raise global aviation security.

Biennial Intelligent Urban Transport Systems Conference and Exhibition

The progressive digital transition changes our everyday life and redefines the way we live and move. The public transport industry also embraces new technologies evermore to create a more customer-friendly, more secure, and more efficient service.

VIP No More

Former Gov. Chris Christie (R) was blocked from a VIP entrance he had used for eight years at Newark International Airport and directed to stand in Transportation Security Administration screening lines like anyone else, Bloomberg reports.

Army Plans Prototype New Light Tank To Keep Pace With Russia

Kris Osborn Security, What weapons will it have? Can it take on Moscow's finest?  The Russian 2S25 Sprut-SD air transportable light tank, according to Russian news reports, weighs roughly 20 tons and fires a 125mm smoothbore gun. It is designed to attack tanks and support amphibious, air or ground operations. Show More Summary

TSA rings in New Year screening a record 42 million travelers for the holidays

The Transportation Security Administration screened 42 million travelers for the holidays from Dec. 15 through Jan. 2, a record under 16 years of federal screening        

Gift-Wrapped Drugs Top TSA’s 10 ‘Most Unusual’ Security Seizures of 2017

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Between the long lines and required disrobing, airport security can be a real drag. Especially when you’ve absentmindedly packed your machete in the carry-on baggage. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) this week unveiled […] The post Gift-Wrapped Drugs Top TSA’s 10 ‘Most Unusual’ Security Seizures of 2017 appeared first on

Most unusual items uncovered by TSA in 2017 include a rifle-shaped umbrella

Airline passengers in the U.S. remain confused about what items they are allowed to bring into the cabin of a commercial plane. That is evident by a list of the most unusual items discovered in 2017 by the Transportation Security Administration, which has posted such a list for the last few years....

TSA makes super WTF video of most unusual items confiscated in 2017

The most unusual find at the airport might just be the Transportation Security Administration's video of confiscated items. SEE ALSO: American Airlines tried to charge a mother $150 for traveling with breast milk Curtis Robert "Blogger...Show More Summary

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