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When God solves your problems, you have faith in Him. When God does not solve your problems, He has faith in you.

Today, Father Jacob, one of the priests in our parish, gave an exceptional homily (sermon). Father Jacob is from India and I usually can’t understand his accent so I tend to check out a bit, but today was different. Today, the message was very clear. He talked about the Bible story with Abraham being told… Continue Reading

Colorado Professor Appointed Board Member for Aviation Security with National Safe Skies Alliance

Jeff Price, aviation security specialist and owner of Leading Edge Strategies of Arvada, CO has been appointed as a Board Member for the Safe Skies Alliance. The National Safe Skies Alliance (http://www.sskies.org/) is an FAA-funded, non-profit, membership-based organization that serves aviation by providing impartial and effective testing and evaluation of safety and security for airports.… Continue Reading

Lawyers, Guns and Money: what will fix aviation security?

Aviation security issues have been getting a lot of attention in the media these past couple of weeks. The three big issues are: Tweeted bomb threats causing flight delays and other disruptions Weapons smuggling by airline employees Highest record of confiscated guns at screening checkpoints since 9/11 So what’s going on? First, let’s tackle the… Continue Reading

What can YOU do about the War on Terror?

I was recently on a panel on CNN discussing the latest al Qaeda threat to aviation. In their online publication, Inspire magazine al Qaeda outlined a strategy for how to make a bomb that would get past a screening checkpoint at an airport. In that same week, I fielded about another half dozen media calls… Continue Reading

Gun Smuggling in Airplanes

A recent report of airline employees smuggling guns through commercial airliners has raised security concerns about the “insider threat.”  Read, listen or watch the story here: NPR  WSJ Arise America NBC  The key question is: is this a threat? While anytime guns are in the cabin of an airplane illegally, we can call that a threat, the real question… Continue Reading

The High Cost of Security

Recently, an economics professor wrote a short piece for USA Today talking about how TSAs rituals do not make us any safer. While that was the headline, the article posited that we’re probably spending more money than we need to on security. In that respect, Art Carden (the assistant professor of economics at Samform), is… Continue Reading

Are you doing the right thing?

Many airport access control systems are coming up for an upgrade. Many are over 10 years old so it’s about time. Will you integrate biometrics into your next or upgraded access control system? While not presently required by TSA, biometrics provide a significant additional layer of security. Presently, if you do not have biometrics programmed… Continue Reading

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