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Happy 20th Anniversary. Guess What Your Gift Is?

Happy 20th Anniversary. Guess What Your Gift Is?

  by Thomas L. Knapp Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks, the US government is finally — well, probably, kinda sorta — ending its lost war with Afghanistan, drawing down its presence in Iraq, and reducing the heat of its “global war on terror” from a rolling boil to hot-tub temperature. Good news, right? After […]

Highly Sensitive Camera will Identify Explosives at Airports

Highly Sensitive Camera will Identify Explosives at Airports

A new technology that claims to be able to identify weapons hidden under people’s clothing as they walk through checkpoints, remedy is currently under trial at a handful of international airports. It  is being used to provide an additional layer of security against landside attacks. The new technology, ThruVis, developed by UK based security technology […]

Advanced Scanners Developed for Airport Passenger Screening

Advanced Scanners Developed for Airport Passenger Screening

US: the Federal Bureau of Prisons introduces Millimeter Wave Scanner

US: the Federal Bureau of Prisons introduces Millimeter Wave Scanner

*Article courtesy Israel Homeland Security The Federal Bureau of Prisons is examining a new technology for its security details, a millimeter wave scanner, designed to screen visitors, internees and prison employees. All incoming persons currently undergo physical examination, but the new scanner will enable screening for contraband rapidly and without requiring any intrusive checks. The […]