Jason Hanson is a former CIA officer and security specialist. He’s appeared on numerous television shows, including ABC’s Shark Tank and NBC’s Today show.

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Stranded on Mass Transit

For more than 36 hours, hundreds of Amtrak passengers were stranded on a train stuck in deep snow in Oregon. The train was originally bound for Los Angeles from Seattle when it became stuck in the small town of Oakridge, Oregon after hitting a tree that had fallen on the tracks. According to passenger Emilie …


Surviving an Explosion

In this week’s mailbag we will discuss… Back up options on biometric safes… Avoiding being tracked when purchasing a burner phone… Self-defense ammo for a Glock 19… The legality of handcuff keys… The surprising items your able to take through a security check… And how to react to an explosion. Let’s dive in… Just a …


How to Avoid Digital Extortion

In March 2018, the city of Atlanta, Georgia was the target of a massive cyber extortion. The city recognized the attack on Thursday, March 22, 2018 and publicly acknowledged it was a ransomware attack targeting the city’s network. The way it worked was attackers infected the city’s computer system with the SamSam malware and asked …


Ultimate Spy Week

In this week’s mailbag I’ll discuss… Shoulder holsters and open carry… Self-defense training for those in wheelchairs… How to handle repeat visits from police officers… Whether or not you should have a battery powered safe… And where to buy an ADT sign without purchasing a security system. Let’s dive in. Do you know if using …

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