Mexican Armed Forces Take Over Security in Key Pacific Port

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican armed forces have taken charge of security in the Pacific port of Lazaro Cardenas, a major cargo hub in a part of the country struggling to contain violent drug gangs. The government said on Monday that units of the army, navy and federal police were moving in to oversee access to and around Lazaro Cardenas, one of Mexico's principal gateways … [Read more...]

The Security Threat On Your Desk

By Rich Madden, Cyber-security issues onboard your typical merchant vessel would seem to be fall into one of two categories - acts of omission or criminal intent.  Acts of omission are those errors that we make ourselves that might leave us open to nefarious deeds.  Criminal intent is pretty self-explanatory.  For whatever the gain - financial, social or security-wise - … [Read more...]