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The Ebb and Flow Across the Thin Blue Line: The Difference between Private and Public Sector Security and Investigations

July 10, 2012 by


by Pamela S. You’re pushing your Dodge Grand Caravan 30 miles per hour over the speed limit. The subject of your investigation is crisscrossing lanes like a hare being chased by a greyhound. Coming up from the rear, a Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, lights flashing, pulls you over. Your subject is a distant memory. […]

TSA Pretends to Lose Interest in Patting Down Your Gran

March 14, 2012 by


Oh, TSA. Shall I compare thee to a stupid agency? Oh wait, there’s no one out there doing security work as badly as you are. I’m glad you aren’t as interested in patting down the elderly. But reading through the official release carefully, here’s what it boils down to for older travelers: TSA is going to […]

Recipe for Awesome: One Part Bruce Schneier + One Part Trope + One Part Geekery

March 12, 2012 by


Bruce Schneier is a cryptologist. Bruce Schneier is his own trope. Bruce Schneier is also a geeky hero, triumphing with the mighty power of his little gray cells over the brawny exploits of Chuck Norris. If you’ve never checked out, run right over and do it. Then come back here, because if you don’t, Bruce […]