Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Information, not gadgets, seen as security solution - The Boston Globe

A timely reality check 

The attempted destruction of a Northwest Airlines jet over Detroit on Christmas Day has accelerated the search for technologies to detect explosives before they’re smuggled onto airplanes. But some security analysts see that pursuit as a waste. They say that the millions spent on high-tech gear such as the full-body scanner scheduled to be installed at Boston’s Logan International Airport next year would be better invested in improved intelligence sharing and training of airline employees and security personnel.

Information, not gadgets, seen as security solution - The Boston Globe

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