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Security Resources

2017 Port Security Seminar & Expo
This seminar addressed the latest regulatory updates, current industry trends and key security and safety challenges confronting public seaports. Security-focused sessions include Public Space Vulnerabilities, Cruise Security, Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the Maritime Environment, CBP Manpower Status and Challenges, Cybersecurity Preparedness and Resiliency in the Marine Environment and Port Security Grants Programs.

Seaports Magazine Summer 2017: Partnering for Success
The summer 2017 issue of Seaports magazine focused on how ports can collaborate with stakeholders to create effective security measures. Articles include Port Security: An Exercise in Partnerships, Lessons from the Past: A Renewed Commentary on Port Security and Cyber Security: What Port Authorities Need to Know.

2016 Security & IT Seminar
This seminar will focus on both security and information technology topics, including cybersecurity and mobile access to data. Security-focused sessions include an Intelligence Briefing by an FBI representative, the Port Security Grant Program and an Active Shooter Case Study on the Washington Navy Yard Incident.

Security Committee
The AAPA Security Committee focuses on protection of cargo and facilities from theft, pilferage and vandalism, including prudent business and operating practices, appropriate facility design security and personnel training and procedures and port security technologies and techniques.

2015 Security Seminar
This well-attended program included sessions entitled Facility Security Officer Training, Drone Aircraft Challenges to Security, TWIC Final Rule-and-Reader Technology and How to Implement the SAFETY Act at U.S. Ports.