Maritime Critical Infrastructure Protection

Maritime Critical Infrastructure Protection : Dhs Need to Better Address Port Cybersecurity

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The United States has approximately 360 commercial sea and river ports that handle more than $1.3 trillion in cargo annually. A wide variety of goods, including automobiles, grain, and millions of cargo containers, travel through these ports each day. While no two ports are exactly alike, many share certain characteristics, like their size, general proximity to a metropolitan area, the volume of cargo being processed, and connections to complex transportation networks designed to move cargo and commerce as quickly as possible, that make them vulnerable to physical security threats. Entities within the maritime port environment are also vulnerable to cyber-based threats because maritime stakeholders rely on numerous types of information and communications technologies to manage the movement of cargo throughout ports. Examples of these technologies include the following:show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 3.05mm | 181.44g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507545630
  • 9781507545638