Containing the threat

Last updated 30 Jun 15 @ 14:37 |
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Patrik Anderson explores the unique challenges of securing ports and cargo, and argues that IP-based surveillance systems offer multi-layered protection from terrorist threats


Shipping ports are a vital lifeline for supplying the world’s population with the necessities of living. Between land, rail and sea, ports are the hubs of far-reaching networks that connect suppliers and consumers around the globe. As a result, operating these facilities safely and securely is a paramount concern for port operators, shipping authorities and the government agencies that police them.

Because of the typically diverse and sprawling nature of a shipping . . .

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