RealNews

Registered traveler program to begin testing

Frequent fliers would be expedited at 5 airports. The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday it will launch an experimental program this month to speed frequent travelers through airport security checkpoints. Groups representing business travelers have pleaded for relief from lengthy preflight security lines, and the registered traveler program tries to strike a compromise between that goal and addressing safeguards imposed after the September 11 attacks. Frequent travelers who voluntarily submit to background checks will be given registered traveler cards. Travelers will have to give the TSA their fingerprints and a scan of the irises of their eyes. The eye scan is among measures known as biometric identifications. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.