Tracking and Compliance at a Seaside Port

Ritchey, Diane
April 2010
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Apr2010, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p62
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Virginia Port Authority in Norfolk, Virginia uses a situation management software platform from Nice Systems to locate unescorted visitors within the terminal as a form of compliance to the U.S. Coast Guard. It states that the post is required to use a Transportation Worker Identification Credential to accommodate unescorted visitors. Hence, to deal with the situation in a cost-effective way, the port decided to use a software platform to comply with the requirement.


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