Airport Security

JFK Airport Security Breached

Airport Security and PSIM Solutions are something of growing concern. When traveling, the security and safety of our families is the most important thing to us and it's something that some airports seem to be struggling with. Airport Security Breached In March, an accused rapist bordered a flight for London at John F. Kennedy Airport with a powerful weapon tucked away in his carry-on luggage. The weapon was a powerful 3,800-watt stun gun. This is possibly, the same weapon he allegedly used to subdue his 19 year old victim. The most frightening aspect was that the weapon made it through airport security and onto the plane. It was only discovered later during inventory after he was taken into custody at the request of New York City's special victims unit. While stun guns are allowed to be transported in checked baggage, they are prohibited from being in carry-on luggage. You might [...]

2017-04-26T10:17:15+00:00 Airport Security|

Airport Security Tips

When traveling there's nothing worse than experiencing delays at the airport. Some of these can be attributed to security issues. Travelers are often in a rush to get to their destination and jumping through all of the security loops can feel frustrating. However, these airport security procedures are in place for our protection. Below we've outlined some great airport security tips you can follow to reduce personal delays and help airport security do their job to protect you and your family. Pro-Active Airport Security Tips Start thinking about getting through airport security before you even leave the house. You should familiarize yourself with the airport regulations and checkpoint procedures. This includes things like being required to remove jackets and/or shoes and knowing what items you can and cannot bring onto the plane. You will also need to remove various metal items from your pockets. Keep your cell phone, keys, jewelry, [...]

2017-04-26T10:22:15+00:00 Airport Security|

Department of Homeland Security to launch safety study of scanners

The Department of Homeland Security, after being criticized by the general public and politicians, is launching a complete safety study of the scanners that are used to screen passengers at airports all across the nation. The review of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is performed by the National Academy of Science, a nonprofit group of scientists, to study the safety of the radiation emitted by scanners. Susan Collins, a senator from Maine, says that while the amount of radiation that passengers are exposed to is small when going through the scanners once, it is concerning what that means for frequent flyers, who may be exposed several times a week. Currently TSA uses two types of full-body scanners used to look for hidden objects underneath passenger’s clothing. These two types of scanners are: Non-ionizing radio frequency energy scanners - These are your typical security scanners seen at arenas and airports for decades. Backscatters - Backscatter [...]

2017-04-26T10:22:23+00:00 Airport Security|