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In most buildings today, you will notice various security measures being implemented. One of the most secured places are airports. Wherever you go, you can’t just pass through airport securities easily especially if you carrying bladed weapons, prohibited drugs and bombs.
Just last year on Christmas Day, a planned attempt of bombing an airliner was busted. A man was able to conceal a homemade bomb under his pants and was able to get through airport securities. This revealed the lax security of the airport. Home-made bombs that are made from non-metal materials and concealed under garments can hardly be detected by metal detectors.
This incident compelled the Transportation Security Administration to tighten airport security even tighter. As part of the increased security measures, body scanners on airports become more intensified. Had it been installed previously, it would have caught the hidden Christmas bomb.
Officials from Homeland Security said in a statement last week that full body scanners will be a permanent security measure and not just meant for the holidays. It will only be upgraded but not reduced, they said. They added that the new security technology devices will make the travelling public feel more secured and safer. Read the rest of this entry »