Security gets a little too personal

Monday, 5 March 2007, 1:30 AM EST

The Transportation Security Administration is testing, at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, an X-ray scanner that produces a nude image of passengers. This is to help detect terrorists.

The images are graphic, clear enough to make one blush. They amount to a strip search. This brings up a question that society so far has failed to face explicitly: Are there any limits to the government's powers of surveillance?

At the Washington Times.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The big picture of protecting and securing Big Data

Today almost every company is dealing with big data in one way or another – including customer data, tracking data, and behavioral marketing information – connecting every aspect of our lives. While this is a cutting edge use of technology, data monitoring can become dangerous when placed in the wrong hands.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Aug 28th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //