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Russia May Resume Flights to Egypt After Security Measures Strengthened

The resumption of Russian flights to Egypt depends solely on Cairo's ability to meet necessary safety requirements, according to the Russian transport minister.

#EUDebateNI Energy security, cross-border health & transport investment, FE opportunities

EUDebateNI ran the first of six events this morning. Over the coming weeks they’ll be travelling around NI, with each event focussing on a different sector affected by a potential exit from the EU. The format was interactive, with seven or eight people around each table in Belfast City Hall listening to a quick pitch more...

SHOT: Chris Christie defends TSA, says getting blown up is ‘inconvenient.’ CHASER: “The Departmen…

SHOT: Chris Christie defends TSA, says getting blown up is ‘inconvenient.’ CHASER: “The Department of Homeland Security said Monday that the acting administrator for the Transportation Security Administration would be reassigned, following...Show More Summary

Belgian Transport Minister Requests Over $63Mln to Boost Railway Security

According to local media reports, Belgian Transport Minister has asked the government to allocate 58.5 million euros ($63.2 million) to better secure railway stations.

Google Takes Next Step in Project Wing Drone Delivery Service

Google has been granted a patent for a “delivery receptacle” that uses infrared beacons to securely transport packages via drone. The delivery mechanism is the latest step in Google’s Project Wing drone delivery system, which comes out of the firm's secretive Google[x] research division. Show More Summary

Kennedy Airport Allows Another International Flight To Skip Customs

Stories of this kind leave me baffled. With all of the money and harsh measures imposed on the public by the Transportation Security Administration, the TSA itself seems barely accountable for continual stories of bungling and gross negligence. Recently, it was revealed that an international flight was allowed to simply go directly from the aircraft […]

Why Mass Shootings and Gun Accidents Happen Rarely (If at All) at Airports

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Guns are prohibited in carry-on baggage. The person who tried to get this gun through an airport security checkpoint got stopped, and got in trouble. Courtesy of the Transportation Security Administration Gun-free zones are a favorite target for gun fanatics. Show More Summary

Guns, Knives, Other Items People Tried to Fly With in 2015

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Some travelers like to pack more than a toothbrush and a change of clothes in their carry-on and checked bags, and they kept the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) very busy in 2015. The agency said Thursday it interceptedShow More Summary

Automotive Security Moves Into Cyber Realm

The focus on the security of automobiles and the transportation sector as a whole (planes, trains, etc.) is steadily increasing. In 2015 we saw major vulnerabilities in automotive technology, in which researchers were able to remotely take control of vehicles, including the acceleration, braking, and steering. Show More Summary

AWS launches tool that provides SSL and TLS certificates for free

Public cloud infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced the launch of AWS Certificate Manager (ACM), a service that developers can use to obtain Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificates for websites for free. These certificates provide tell browsers (which in turn tell end users) if a connection to a […]

TSA found a record 2,653 guns in carry-on luggage last year

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) intercepted a record 2,653 guns in carry-on luggage during 2015. The agency says more than 82% of those weapons were loaded at the time of discovery. The guns were found at security checkpoints in 236 airports around the country. Show More Summary

TSA finds 20% more guns in carry-on bags in 2015, and most are loaded

Airport security screeners in the U.S. found a record high number of firearms in carry-on bags last year, and most of them were loaded, officials said. The Transportation Security Administration said that it found 2,653 firearms, 20% more than in 2014, and that 83% of them contained ammunition. ...

DEA Under Fire For Hiring TSA Agent To Help Take Cash From Luggage

In an obvious overreach of authority and power, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is being condemned by a Department of Justice watchdog following a report that the DEA had hired a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security screener to purposefully search luggage for cash that the DEA could confiscate. Show More Summary

Shropshire & Staffordshire Blood Bikes installs real-time tracking

Registered charity Shropshire and Staffordshire Blood Bikes (SSBB) has had real-time tracking devices installed across its fleet of marked motorcycles to improve efficiency and security. The charity, which transports emergency blood to hospitals across the two counties helped by local volunteers, has had the devices fitted free of charge in a sponsorship deal by Trakm8. […]

DEA Hired A TSA Informant To Help Take Cash From People's Luggage

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A Department of Justice watchdog officially condemned the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration this month, following a report that the agency had recruited a Transportation Security Administration security screener to search bags for...Show More Summary

Demand For Women-Only Transportation Soars In Indonesian Capital

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Jakarta is seeing a growing number of transportation services catering exclusively to women, offering better security and comfort when compared to packed public buses and trains in the Indonesian capital of 10 million people. Ladyjek...Show More Summary

UK Transport Deputy Chief to Discuss Flight Resumption to Sharm el-Sheikh

UK Parliamentary Under Secretary for Transport Tariq Ahmad, who is responsible for aviation security, arrived in Cairo for a three-day visit and will discuss resumption of flights to Egypt’s Red Sea resort Sharm el-Sheikh, according to Egyptian media

Feds Prod Automakers to Play Nice With Hackers

The Department of Transportation and 18 carmakers commit to new safety and security principles, including better relations with the security community. The post Feds Prod Automakers to Play Nice With Hackers appeared first on WIRED.

Faiveley to provide train systems for Delhi Metro's Movia cars

Faiveley Transport has secured a €20m contract from Bombardier Transportation to supply a complete range of railway systems for 162 new Movia cars for the New Delhi metro in India.

OSG's ScreeneX to feature on InnoScreen overhead displays in European stations

Israel-based Oran Safety Glass (OSG) has secured a contract from German transport logistics CN-Consult for its ScreeneX window technology to be used in the latter's InnoScreen overhead displays, which will be installed on train platforms across Germa…

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