Transportation and Cargo Security: Threats and Solutions

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The aim of this book is to discuss the most relevant facets of maritime, land (railroad, trucking mas transit), pipeline and air transportation security related systems and associated issues. This book will assist the reader in understanding the need for adequate transportation security and the necessity for immediate action to remedy some glaring gaps in the system. Statistical data documenting the importance of the industry within the context of the global economy are examined, as well as the history of each transportation mode. The book will also detail applicable legislation and the agencies tasked to oversee each mode of transportation as well as how to implement an appropriate program to enhance the security of a particular transportation operation. In addition, the book will enable readers to become more aware of the current global threat to the transportation system and understand the basic need for enhanced security programs and individual roles within them. Upon completion of the book, the reader should also posses adequate background knowledge of all applicable domestic and international law and regulations. The reader will also know how to implement basic precautionary master security plans which will improve transportation security across the system. The concluding chapters discuss emerging technologies and the threates emanating from weapons of mass destruction.  First of it's kind/Comprehensive/Well written and consice  A valuable tool for Transportation Security Managers.

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