airport security checkpoints

Stunner: Strip-Search Machine Used to Ogle

An airport security staffer faces discipline after using a whole-body imaging machine to ogle a co-worker, according to this report. It’s another signal of what’s to come when the machines are in regular use. (In a previous post, I aired my doubts about the veracity of reports that a famous Indian movie star had been exposed, but the story foretells the future all the same.)

Security-by-Obscurity Is Weak

And we’re better off when it fails this way than when we learn the hard way that someone found an exploit.

Watch for the TSA to give extra scrutiny to wheelchairs, casts, and orthopedic shoes now that the screening manual giving those items a pass has been released.

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