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A Probing Question…

On August 14th, at JFK airport in New York, terminal 8 was evacuated after a report of “shots fired.” On August 28th an eerily similar situation occurred at Terminal 4 at LAX. Both of these situations occurred in the evening at about 8:30-9:30pm local time. In both cases chaos ensued with shouts of “Run!”, errant stories of hearing “pops” or gun fire and in both cases not only did people evacuate ...
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Oink Oink or Honk Honk… What is the difference between Piggybacking and Tailgating?

One of those terms (or sets of terms) that never seems to have a clear response from security analyst to security analyst within the community is what the difference between piggybacking and tailgating is. Let’s take a quick step back and make sure that we all know what we are talking about. If you are not a security analyst, you have undoubtedly seen either both or one of these terms used in s...
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