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Kennedy Airport gets speedier security screening system, TSA says

JFK Airport Terminals 2 and 4 are getting new security features that should decrease passenger waiting times, reports Joan Gralla in AMNY. New bins large enough to hold wheeled suitcases will be used. Every bin will have a Unique Radio Frequency Identification tag that will automatically send all suspicious bags for additional testing and ensure […]

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Statement by Secretary Kelly on the reissuance of the NTAS Bulletin

WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly announced the issuance of an updated National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin pertaining to the homegrown terror threat. “After careful consideration of the current threat environment and input from intelligence and law enforcement partners, I have made the decision to update and extend for six […]

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United Airlines scrambles after cockpit codes are accidentally published online

United Airlines must change the cockpit access keypad codes after the original passwords were accidentally published online, reports Matthew Diebel in USA Today. The security violation did not cause a significant security problem, nor were any flights delayed or canceled because of the code leak. Airline spokespeople said that United uses other cockpit security measures in addition to the codes. […]

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