TSA

Read: TSA Taking Steps to Counter This Summer’s Long Lines at Airport Security

TSA Taking Steps to Counter This Summer’s Long Lines at Airport Security

The TSA is adding more screeners and bomb-sniffing dogs, and hopes to provide staffers opportunities to work overtime.

Read: Employees at Nearly 40 U.S. Airports Flagged for Potential Ties to Terrorism, Report Says

Employees at Nearly 40 U.S. Airports Flagged for Potential Ties to Terrorism, Report Says

The employees were allowed to work because TSA did not have access to all terrorism-related databases during its vetting process.

Read: Security Delays Expected as Americans Head Off on Thanksgiving Travel

Security Delays Expected as Americans Head Off on Thanksgiving Travel

More than 46 million Americans will travel over the Thanksgiving long weekend – the busiest U.S. travel holiday of the year – with 3.6 million going by plane, according to the AAA.

Read: TSA Mishap in Miami Results in Suspicious Bag Going Unscreened; Bag Found to be ‘Nonhazardous’

TSA Mishap in Miami Results in Suspicious Bag Going Unscreened; Bag Found to be ‘Nonhazardous’

The incident resulted in 50 flights being delayed. The passenger was ‘cooperative’ and faces no charges.

Read: TSA to Step Up Security at Overseas Airports in Wake of Russian Plane Crash

TSA to Step Up Security at Overseas Airports in Wake of Russian Plane Crash

The Department of Homeland Security said it is bolstering security at some foreign airports amid growing suspicion that a Russian airliner was brought down by a bomb.

Walla Walla Regional Airport in Washington Upgrades with Boon Edam Security Entrance

Revolving doors will prevent passengers from returning to the tarmac or parked planes without going through security again.

Read: Airport Security: TSA Agents Too Concerned With Efficiency Instead of Security, Administrator Says

Airport Security: TSA Agents Too Concerned With Efficiency Instead of Security, Administrator Says

Internal investigation failed after 67 of 70 undercover agents beat the security system, including instances involving potential weapons and fake explosive devices.

TSA Increases Security Screenings for Airport Workers

Among the new measures, more random checks for airport and aviation employees and identifying biometric standards for access control.

Read: Senate Subcommittee Approves $47.1B Funding Bill for Department of Homeland Security

Senate Subcommittee Approves $47.1B Funding Bill for Department of Homeland Security

The Transportation Security Administration and the Secret Service are among the agencies that would receive funding from the bill.

Read: DHS Attempts to Predict Criminal Behavior With Video Surveillance

DHS Attempts to Predict Criminal Behavior With Video Surveillance

The Department of Homeland Security is planning to collect video of passengers at T.F. Green Airport in an effort to better understand how people with “malicious intent” behave before committing crimes.

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