Protected by Absentia Security If you have been listening to any of the many high profile discussions about the effectiveness of the TSA and the screening procedures that they follow then you have probably heard the term “security theater” bantered around. So what is “security theater”?
The TSA has been testing out a computer program that takes the place of manual visual inspection of the dreaded high-def “nudie” scan. What this computer program does is look for “anomalous” indications on the image. While we don’t know the specifications of how the program determines what is anomalous and what is normal, we … Continue reading