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Security increased at movies following shootings

Some theaters and police around the U.S. stepped up security at daytime showings of the new Batman movie Friday after the massacre in Colorado, and while many fans were undeterred by the tragedy, others were nervous about going to see the film.   Two police officers were stationed outside the AMC theater in New York’s… Continue Reading Security increased at movies following shootings

House moves ahead with cyber security bill

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House Republicans are pushing ahead with legislation to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure and corporations from electronic attacks despite Obama administration objections that the legislation fails to protect Americans’ civil liberties. The House begins work Thursday on the bill designed to address the cybersecurity threat by getting the private sector and government to share information… Continue Reading House moves ahead with cyber security bill

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A new passenger screening program to make check-in more convenient for certain travelers is being expanded to 28 more major U.S. airports, the government said Wednesday. There will be no cost to eligible passengers, who would no longer have to remove their shoes and belts before they board flights. The airports include the three used… Continue Reading 28 more airports will test lower-hassle screening

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Study: Shoppers impatient during security checks

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Online shoppers will typically give up trying to make a purchase after four minutes if they have not been able to get through the retailer’s security checks, according to a new study Research for Experian revealed that 44 percent of people had abandoned an online shopping transaction because the checks were taking too long and… Continue Reading Study: Shoppers impatient during security checks

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