Articles tagged “gao”

Israeli Aviation Security Expert Calls TSA’s Behavioral Detection Skills ‘Worthless’

Israeli Aviation Security Expert Calls TSA’s Behavioral Detection Skills ‘Worthless’

Dennis Schaal, Skift

As part of El Al's techniques, employees ask passengers a flurry of seemingly random questions before they get to the ticket counter, looking for holes in their stories or deception. If trained properly, U.S. airlines would do well in emulating the practice for security's sake.

5 years ago

Audit of TSA Says Agents Evade Discipline for Sleeping, Stealing on Job

Audit of TSA Says Agents Evade Discipline for Sleeping, Stealing on Job

Jeff Plungis , Bloomberg

This is the kind of dirt that undermines TSA's defense when it's criticized for racial profiling or intrusive searches. If the agency wants a professional reputation, it will need to enforce consistent standards, disciplinary and otherwise.

6 years ago

Government inspectors say TSA canine inspection mess stinks, costs taxpayers millions

Government inspectors say TSA canine inspection mess stinks, costs taxpayers millions

Rafat Ali, Skift

The inefficiencies of the TSA have passed the human stage, and are now being passing on to other living beings.

6 years ago