Latest General Aviation Security Magazine released

Posted on July 8th, 2012 by

General Aviation News’s GA Security blogger, Dave Hook, has released the Summer 2012 edition of his General Aviation Security Magazine. It’s chock full of interesting articles from a number of guest authors. Check it out here. Continue Reading →

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General aviation airport inspections and the TSA

Posted on June 13th, 2012 by

In my previous post I covered what an agent of the TSA could “request” of a general aviator. Because the article was so regulation intense, I sent an early draft to the TSA’s Office of Strategic Communications and Public Affairs... Continue Reading →

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Of airport BBQs and the TSA

Posted on June 11th, 2012 by

I am partial to barbeques, so when I received a recent invitation to go to a local airport and enjoy a free barbeque lunch and escape the office, I jumped at the opportunity. I had the pleasure of enjoying my... Continue Reading →

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Are you vulnerable to a default attack?

Posted on May 17th, 2012 by

This is a quick warning concerning CCTV systems. If you continue to use the default username and password for your Internet-based, remote-viewing-enabled CCTV cameras, you may have already been hacked, according to Wired Magazine’s Kim Zetter. Continue Reading →

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Security toolkit from across the pond

Posted on May 16th, 2012 by

I want to share a resource with you that takes high level security concepts and brings them down to earth. Do you want to know the latest ideas on security lighting? Maybe you don’t, not because security lighting isn’t important,... Continue Reading →

An open letter to President Obama

Posted on May 14th, 2012 by

I want to thank all who took the time to respond to my previous blog, “Couldn’t sign the user fee petition? Here’s help.” As promised, I sent your names and information to the White House as the attachment to the... Continue Reading →

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Couldn’t sign the user fee petition? Here’s help

Posted on May 8th, 2012 by

I’ve been receiving emails from readers who wanted to sign the petition against user fees, but couldn’t. Here is what I propose we do: If you send me the same registration information that was required, I will consolidate it and... Continue Reading →

Disaster recovery — Preparation is key to succes

Posted on March 25th, 2012 by

Now that we’re past the first day of spring it’s time to start planning for two important seasons ahead: Hurricane and wildfire. According to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), hurricane season begins May 15 for the Eastern Pacific... Continue Reading →

BOLO: Protecting our GA community

Posted on March 11th, 2012 by

At last count there are more than 627,000 active pilots in the United States. That comes out to over 2.5 million eyes and ears. It’s the power of that number of eyes and ears that makes what I’m about to... Continue Reading →

TSA comment period closes March 1

Posted on February 28th, 2012 by

Do you know about 49 CFR 1552? This regulation deals with alien flight training and flight school security awareness training and is one of the few federal security regulations that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration requires compliance from general aviation.... Continue Reading →