U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) and U.S. Representative Tim Walberg (MI-07) called on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study inconsistencies in the cargo screening standards at American ports that have halted service at Michigan’s Port of Monroe.
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has chosen Assistant Secretary of the Army Rickey “R.D.” James to receive the 2020 Port Person of the Year for his dedication in leading the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to streamline processes for maintaining and improving America’s civil works infrastructure, including its deep-draft shipping channels.
Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM-2), Chairwoman of the Oversight, Management and Accountability Subcommittee, and Ranking Member Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-2) introduced bipartisan legislation to improve border security through enhanced detection technology at land ports of entry.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) did not properly review the Port of Authority of New York and New Jersey’s (Port Authority) request for Public Assistance funds for damages the Holland Tunnel sustained from Hurricane Sandy.
George W. Anderson, director of World Trade Center security for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, will receive the 2019 SIA Insightful Practitioner Award, an honor recognizing excellence in promoting the implementation of innovative security solutions.
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) has been awarded more than $700,000 in the most recent round of funding through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program.
Moving forward with its plans to create a first-of-its-kind Cyber Resilience Center, the Port of Los Angeles issued an RFP seeking companies or firms interested in designing, installing, operating and maintaining the future Center.
This month in Security magazine: meet the global security team at Boston Scientific - five female professionals with diverse background and skills who are creating a best-in-class enterprise security team while ensuring the safety and security of employees, customers and patients. Also this month, we highlight Kristin Lenardson and her successful career in protective services. Security experts discuss whistleblowing, the CCPA and more.