Monthly Archives: July 2008
Joint Announcement From The U.S. Departments Of State And Homeland Security On Passport Card Production addthis_pub = ‘dhs-opa’; Release Date: July 22, 2008 For Immediate ReleaseOffice of the Press Secretary Contact: 202-282-8010 The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today that the new U.S. Passport Card is in … Continue reading
DHS may target small boats for RFID by Alice Lipowicz The nation’s 18 million recreational boaters may need to register their crafts in a national database and place radio frequency identification tags on their vessels under plans put forth by a stakeholders group convened by the Homeland Security Department. The new identification and security possibilities … Continue reading
Here’s a short piece on surveillance that cuts right to the meat of the matter. http://barryeisler.com/extras_surveillance.php All crime has a surveillance phase, even if it is just a quick glance about to see who’s watching. All travelers should be aware of their surroundings, to avoid or alert themselves of impending dangers.
Today, let’s look at “protection” from a slightly different perspective. This time, we are not beset by bloodthirsty, crazed narco-terrorist pirates or a thief attempting to enter the salon. Let’s expand the definition of protection to…. I fell off the damn boat. Do you know how to “protect” yourself in the event of that unfortunate … Continue reading
From the blog of an acquaintance. A very good item to have in your arsenal http://feraljundi.com/2008/07/25/cool-stuff-the-unbreakable-umbrella/ He has a great blog concerning security contracting and cool stuff. Always a pleasure to read his posts.