Welcome to the 8th Annual Maritime Security East

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Maritime Security East to host the Maritime Domain Awareness and Response Tabletop Exercise

Facilitated by the National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office

The Regional Maritime Domain Awareness and Response Tabletop Exercise (TTX) will bring together maritime security stakeholders from foreign governments, federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement and port agencies to strengthen and focus the collaboration and cooperation between stakeholders to promote whole-of-government unity of effort to address maritime security issues. 

The Objective of the TTX is to do the following:

  • BUILD a common understanding of organizations, roles, and priorities involved in improving Maritime Domain Awareness
  • IDENTIFY, ADDRESS, and MONITOR potential unintentional barriers to whole-of-government Maritime Domain Awareness efforts
  • IDENTIFY, ADDRESS, and MONITOR shared Maritime Domain Awareness and response challenges
  • SUPPORT and improve multi-lateral/regional Maritime Domain Awareness and response efforts
  • IDENTIFY Overlapping/Enhancing Authorities
  • IMPROVE maritime information and intelligence sharing

Agenda Announced

The 8th Annual Maritime Security East Agenda will feature many great presenters covering impactful topics that will help all audience members advance their maritime security capabilities and operations.

Here are the some of the presentation sessions:

  • The State of Maritime Security in Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean
  • State of South Florida Port Area Security
  • Protecting The Maritime Border and Commerce
  • Port of Miami Security: From Drones detection to public/private partnerships
  • Interagency Information Sharing and Collaboration
  • Modernization of Maritime Domain and situational Awareness Technologies
  • Cyber Security: Coast Guard Directives and Guidance
  • Drones Detection and Mitigation
  • Cyber Security Incident Response and Continuity of Operations Planning
  • Drones Use For Safety And Security: Case Studies
  • COVID-19 Impact on Maritime Security
  • Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico Detection and Response Capabilities and Future Initiatives
  • Regional Maritime Improvement Program Update

Click Here to See the Full Agenda

Some of Notable Presenters

Rear Admiral Eric Jones

Seventh District Commander
U.S. Coast Guard


CAptain Charles C. Culotta III

Deputy Director
National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO)

Mr. John Priddy

Executive Director, Southeast Region
U.S. Customs & Border Protection

Mr. Vernon Foret

Director, Field Operations Miami and Tampa Field Offices
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

8 Years and Counting

The 8th Annual Maritime Security East is the twenty-ninth maritime security program hosted by Homeland Security Outlook since 2011, Maritime Security East furthers a commitment to address the needs of federal, state and local agencies, law enforcement, and military to counter the challenges of securing coastlines, inland waterways, ports and critical infrastructure.



Learn and Collaborate

The program will be conducted in workshops, panels, and speaker sessions. This format will provide all participants the opportunity to learn and collaborate in an educational and interactive setting.


  • Port Security
  • Coastal Surveillance
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Illicit Drugs and Human Smuggling
  • Cyber Security

Find Solutions

The 8th Annual Maritime Security East will showcase products, technologies and services that will support and enhance maritime security. The exhibition will consist of 30 companies that have highly relevant solutions and past performances in securing the maritime domain.



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