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TSA needs to improve undercover aviation security tests, GAO says

The Transportation Security Administration does not systematically record the vulnerabilities that allow undercover inspectors to breach airport security, according to a report released Thursday by the Government Accountability Office. TSA has been using a covert testing program to evaluate the country’s aviation security since 2002. As part of the program, undercover agents from its Office of Inspection attempt to gain access to restricted areas such as runways, or pass potentially explosive devices through passenger and baggage screening. TSA then uses the data collected from these exercises to identify and correct potential vulnerabilities in the system. Full Story

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