Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump drew criticism on Thursday for responding affirmatively when asked by a supporter to consider removing people who wear hijabs from Transportation Security Administration positions, in favor of giving those posts to military veterans. Show More Summary
As the summer travel season reaches fever pitch, lines at security checkpoints around the country are becoming untenable for passengers and airports. The embattled US Transportation Security Administration has been criticized for the...Show More Summary
Midas Holdings' joint venture company CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport (NPRT) has secured four contracts with a cumulative value of CNY3.3bn ($501m) in China for the supply of metro trains and trams.
Columbus, Ohio claimed the $40 million U.S. DOT Smart City Challenge by securing private sector funding and focusing on how connected transportation can serve business and the community.
Mermec has secured a ten-year contract with a five-year extension option from the Finnish Transport Agency to provide measurement and inspection systems for a 5,960km railway line beginning 2019.
Kelly Hoggan, the former Transportation Security Administration's assistant administrator for the Office of Security Operations, has resigned from the agency, according to a TSA official.
A surge in applications for PreCheck, the Transportation Security Administration’s solution to long lines, has led to processing delays and enrollment waiting lists.
Mozilla implemented support for the security protocol TLS 1.3 in Firefox 49 recently. TLS 1.3 is the most recent version of TLS (Transport Layer Security), the successor of SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). TLS is a cryptographic protocol used to improve communications security on the Internet. Show More Summary
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) announced the winners of the annual Rail Safety & Security Excellence Awards, which recognizes rail systems in North America for their excellence in safety and security programs and operations.
The Internet encryption protocol TLS – short for Transport Layer Security – is being fundamentally modified. Involved in attacks, researchers have contributed to revealing security gaps in the protocol.
A Taliban-claimed suicide bombing targeted a bus transporting Nepalese security guards Monday morning on the outskirts of Kabul, killing at least 14 people and injuring nine others, Afghan officials said. The Nepalese nationals were on their way to work at the Canadian embassy in Afghanistan. The...
The Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program was supposed to cut airport wait times by letting passengers who clear a government background check to use an expedited security checkpoint. One reason TSA PreCheck hasn’t had a bigger impact on wait times, though, is that not every...
Undocumented people can board commercial airlines for flights within the United States, but if they live outside of Washington, D.C. or the 12 states that provide undocumented people with IDs accepted by the Transportation Security Administration...Show More Summary
Earlier today, the IAAF announced that Russian track and field athletes would be banned from the Rio Oympics due to allegations of systematic doping. Rune Andersen, who heads the IAAF task force overseeing Russia's attempts to reform, said that a "deep-seated culture of tolerance, or worse, appears not to be materially changed". Show More Summary
Apple introduced its App Transport Security (ATS) standard when it rolled out iOS 9. The ATS restricts apps from transferring data through a HTTP connection, forcing them to go through HTTPS instead. The latter is an encrypted communication protocol, which keeps the data secure. Show More Summary
Apple will be requiring all the apps in its App Store to connect to the web through an HTTPS connection starting on January 1, 2017. TechCrunch reports. The company debuted its App Transport Security feature in iOS 9, but until now developers weren’t required to use it. Show More Summary
While Apple introduced its App Transport Security feature in iOS 9, which ensured that all connections between apps and servers must be encrypted, it wasn’t compulsory for developers to use it – and Google even helped them disable it. All...Show More Summary
In an announcement at a Worldwide Developers Conference session on Tuesday, Apple said apps submitted to its various App Stores will be required to use the App Transport Security standard by the end of 2016, a decision that underscores the company's dedication to customer privacy.
During a security session at WWDC 2016, Apple highlighted steps to strengthen the security of iOS and macOS. By the end of 2016, all apps submitted to the App Store must enforce the App Transport Security (ATS) protocol, which transmits...Show More Summary
Moving forward, apps on iOS that communicate with a server will be more secure, as Apple is making its App Transport Security (ATS) feature mandatory. By the end of 2016, apps submitted to the App Store will need to adopt the protocol, which secures communication between an app and its server. Show More Summary