Security spending in the nation's ports is beginning to show a return on investment, according to a Department of Homeland Security official. Douglas Doan, private sector liaison in Secretary Tom Ridge's office, speaking at a cargo security conference in
Peter Buxbaum has been writing about international trade and transportation, as well as security, defense, technology, and foreign policy, for over 20 years. Besides contributing to the AJOT, Buxbaum's work has appeared in such leading publications as Fortune, Forbes, Chief Executive, Computerworld, and Jane's Defence Weekly. He was educated at Columbia University.