Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Leveraging TWIC’s Identity Management Mediocrity into Better Risk Mitigation

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This webinar occurred on:  November 6, 2014

While TWIC has had a dynamic public relations history since its inception, this joint Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) administered program is the first of its kind, in the modern era, to support maritime security risk reduction through identity management—and it has succeeded by establishing a risk mitigation baseline. To fully leverage TWIC, security officers must integrate it into the body of their overall security strategy. While those strategies are largely crafted to meet regulatory plan standards, shrewd security officers may want to build upon TWIC requirements to raise their identity management risk mitigation baseline.

Captain Mark Johnson, VP of Strategic Accounts at Eid Passport® and a seasoned expert in maritime vulnerability assessments, will discuss how maritime risk mitigation can be made more robust by using proven identity management solutions.  Some topics Mr. Johnson will cover include: protecting maritime infrastructure, enhancing current TWIC security plan integration, and reviewing current and emerging identity management requirements for facilities and vessels. Regulatory and compliance personnel working at maritime facilities, and interested in more secure and reliable identification of the contractors they do business with, should attend this webinar.

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Captain Mark H. Johnson (USCG Ret.) 
Mark Johnson is Vice President of Strategic Accounts for Eid Passport and is responsible for integrating identity management solutions with national credentialing requirements. Previously, as a senior official with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, he designed the initial national transportation security program which improved security for maritime, rail, mass transit, highway, and pipeline conveyances and infrastructure. He has coordinated numerous national level security and emergency management exercises and is a sought after facilitator for senior manager symposia and conferences.

About Eid Passport
Eid Passport, Inc., is the recognized leader in high-assurance identity management solutions, helping organizations reduce risk by quickly identifying who they can trust. With nearly 300 employees from coast-to-coast, the company provides products and services for vendors, contractors, service providers, and subcontractors who require authorized access to secure buildings or sensitive corporate resources. Eid Passport is best known for the RAPIDGate® Program, an identity management and access control solution for vendors, contractors and service providers who require authorized access to secure facilities. Founded in November 2001, Eid Passport is headquartered in Hillsboro, Ore., with offices in Minot, N.D., and Alexandria, Va.

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