The Zika virus outbreak in Brazil has captured the public’s attention and raised concern about employee travel security in South America. Zika, a mosquito born virus, was first discovered in the Zika forest in Uganda in 1964. The disease rarely causes death and symptoms only last about a week. However, the virus is now thought […]

Greece, A Potential Travel Bargain As the issues surrounding the Greek economy and overall financial situation continue to linger, some wonder as to whether the turmoil will discourage foreigners from travel to Greece. However, this country may prove to be a big bargain for business and recreational travelers as the Greek economy is battered in […]

The Importance of a Business Continuity Plan and Supply Chain Security In today’s economy, companies face intense global competition, and there is often only a thin margin separating brilliant companies from failing ones. The firms that succeed follow standards and practices that enable them to quickly respond to the market and emerging risks. Business continuity, […]

Despite several recent terrorist attacks, many international security consulting experts believe that the Islamic State is weakening due to several setbacks over the past year. In 2015, the Islamic State started riding a wave of momentum generated by its massive effort to grab territory in both Syria and Iraq during 2014. It controlled the city […]

On December 2nd, Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik attacked the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California during a workplace Christmas party. Using an assortment of semi-automatic rifles and pistols, the couple killed 14 people and seriously wounded another 22. After the attack, the assailants quickly fled the scene only to be […]

In the news and around the world, ISIS continued to dominate security discussions in 2015. Thus, based on both impact to global security and international media coverage, IMG’s employee travel security experts believe that ISIS news tops their list of security-related global news stories in 2015. In a previous post, IMG employee travel security experts […]

Buying your gifts online? Check out these Holiday Safety Tips for Online Security As the end of the year approaches, more and more shoppers will scour the Internet, looking for deals and unique finds. With every passing year, an increasing number of people are choosing to purchase their holiday gifts from online retailers. Unsurprisingly, may […]

IMG Creates List of their Top Security-Related News Stories of 2015 2015 has been a turbulent year in the employee travel security sector. Although many worldwide security issues were making the news this past year, three stories stand out in particular. Based on both impact to global security and international media coverage, the employee travel […]

IMG Note: In light of recent mass shootings and workplace violence, IMG’s expertise in workplace violence security is more important than ever. Chris Hagon, principal of Incident Management Group, is featured in the following article by Amy Nordrum from the International Business Times. The article discusses workplace violence security issues and how a corporate risk […]

Card Cracking, Fraud, and Corporate Risk Assessment Card cracking, also known as card popping, has become an increasingly common corporate security risk. Card cracking is a scam that promises its victims easy money and a quick payout. Normally, card cracking fraudsters approach individuals on social media sites. The target victim is generally a young adult, […]