Can Biometrics Help?

Security solutions to criminal and terror threats are multifaceted.  The human element is a critical component but technology can play an important supporting role.  Biometrics to identify and track people on the move is one way to strengthen...

Notorious Shoes

Richard Reid, aka the Shoe Bomber, offers an example of how security questioning together with appropriate security procedures, can be an effective deterrent and identifier of threat.  Although there are hundreds of examples of how proper questioning has...

Step One: Make the Decision

Part 3 of Series – How Israel does Security Differently   Between 2002 and 2005 in Israel there was a wave of suicide bombings at restaurants and cafes that took hundreds of lives.  These places were targets because there are so many such...

The Price of Security

On March 22nd, three coordinated terrorist bombings struck Belgium’s capital city of Brussels.  Two suicide attackers exploded bombs at the city’s international airport in Zaventum.  Another occurred on a subway train at the Maelbeek Metro station near the city...

The i-Spat

At first, the battle between Apple and the FBI seemed straightforward. The FBI wanted the phone used by terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook who with his wife killed 14 people in San Bernardino last December, to be opened in order to retrieve forensic data. Surely law...