"Maritime Security An Introduction" by Michael McNicholas - invaluable unique guidance for the professionals who protect our shipping and ports and the academic student of Homeland/Maritime Security.

ASIS News | December 2017, Ross Johnson, CPP, December 2017 ASIS News, Looking Back: A Year of Change, MEMBER BOOK REVIEW, "Maritime Security: An Introduction", Second Edition. By Michael A. Mcnicholas (pages 6-8)

The second edition of "Maritime Security: An Introduction" is the very best kind of security book. It is broad in scope and deep in detail. Its description of the maritime environment and seafaring culture is so comprehensive the reader can almost smell the salt air and hear the cries of the seagulls. Author Michael McNicholas is an experienced practitioner of maritime security, and it shows. Other contributors are from the U.S. Coast Guard, Navy, and law enforcement, so the base of knowledge...

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Cargo Business News | June 2009, Volume 87 NO. 9, Section: Features, Topic: "Supply Chain Security Investments - A Balancing Act", Page 23

Michael McNicholas, managing director of Phoenix Management Services and the author of Maritime Security, published by Elsevier, has been involved extensively in a variety of security roles throughout his career on the governmental, military and private sector sides. "Equipment should be looked at as a tool to a larger program. The human element is really important," McNicholas said. "You should have a systems...

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Green Bay Press Gazette | 2 December 2008

Read the entire article "Hijaked ships impact consumers" by Nathan Phelps, Green Bay Press Gazette, Tuesday, 2 December 2008

Read the follow-up article "Pirates steal from consumers" by Nathan Phelps, Green Bay Press Gazette, Thursday, 4 December 2008


Homeland Security Today | 26 February 2008

Read the entire article "Misdeclared Ship Cargo Still Big Problem" by Anthony L. Kimery, Homeland Security Today, Tuesday, 26 February 2008