Category: travel security

Jim Jeffries on US airport security

The rest of the world tends to look askance at the way that we here in the US handle airport security.  Many of the measures…

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some hotel safes not so… safe

You might want to watch this video before trusting your valuables to a hotel room “safe…” The evil unchanged default password strikes again!

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location based validation of card transactions and more?

An interesting idea from Visa (of credit card fame) over in Europe… using card members’ mobile phones as location based tokens to verify credit card…

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remember bird flu?

A couple of years back, before the H1N1 swine flu was all the rage, all of us disaster obsessed types were focused on H5N1 bird…

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what happened to the volcano of death?

What a difference a few weeks make in aviation safety… we have gone from closing down large swathes of European air space because any volcanic…

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monday volcano news roundup

From the BBC News website…  this map shows today’s ash situation… does not look too good as far as trans Atlantic flights from the States…

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don’t want to make an ash of myself…

One of my responsibilities at work is to make sure that our employees are safe while traveling.  Until today, this week’s Icelandic volcanic eruption was…

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