A bill (S. 1052) introduced by Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AL) would require that the Homeland Security Department establish a task force that would be charged with conducting a vulnerability and risk assessment of freight and passenger rail transportation systems. Based on that assessment, the department would then be required to develop specific recommendations for improving rail security.
Cargo crime has significant criminal and financial impact on businesses and the economy. In Cargo Crime: Security and Prevention, author J.J. Coughlin offers his extensive industry experience to enlighten the audience on the many forms of cargo crime, its actors, and its impact.
By Daniel J. Benny, CPP, PCI; Reviewed by Glen Kitteringham, CPP
While the focus of this book is cultural property protection, the author uses a “paint by numbers” method that allows the reader to use the asset protection process in most, if not all, other areas requiring security.