Emergency Response Consulting Experts Discuss the Ecuador Earthquake and Japan Earthquake 2016 Ecuador Earthquake On April 16th, a massive earthquake struck the country of Ecuador. Originating near the coastal town of Musine, the 7.8 magnitude quake inflicted damage across the country. Survivors reported that the earthquake was so powerful that it caused bridges to disintegrate […]

You probably don’t want to think about it before heading to work in the morning, but your workplace could be a potential crime scene. Incidents of “workplace violence” such as the Lackland AFB shooting earlier this month continue to make news headlines. The April 8th shooting involved a Lackland AFB tech sergeant and his commanding […]

Global Security Firm Reviews the Rising Tensions Between Russia and the West Tensions between Russia and the West have increased considerably since the 2013 Maidan Protests that ultimately led to the toppling of the Ukrainian government. Russia was particularly disturbed by the Ukrainian revolution, seeing the protests as a Western plot to gain influence over […]

Employee Overseas Medical Assistance: Consultants Discuss Travel Security and Emergency Response Suffering a bout of the flu, nursing a wound, or recovering from a sprained ankle takes on a new dimension when traveling abroad. Depending on the locale, access to adequate medical care may be hampered by long distances, language barriers, or lack of funds […]

Today’s Wisconsin primary plays an important role in the US Presidential election 2016, especially for the Republican candidates. Much as a Presidential candidate has to prepare for dealing with an onslaught of media attention and coverage, so businesses must prepare for dealing with media coverage, particularly when faced with a crisis situation. Effective crisis management […]

International Security Consulting Firm Analyzes the Brussels Attack On March 22nd, the city of Brussels was devastated by three suicide bombers that killed more than thirty people and injured over 300. Two of the bombings targeted the Brussels airport while the other suicide bomber detonated in a downtown metro station. The Brussels attack bombings were […]

One year ago this week, on March 24, 2015, Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. The aircraft was flying from Barcelona, Spain to Dusseldorf, Germany. Initial reports seemed to indicate that the co-pilot deliberately caused the Germanwings plane crash by flying the aircraft into the ground. Given […]

Donald Trump Rally Postponed Due to Safety and Security Concerns: International Meeting Security Update On March 11th, the Donald Trump rally in Chicago was abruptly postponed amid disruptions and growing fears that the event was turning violent. Prior to the candidate’s arrival, anti-Trump protesters filed into the arena where the Donald Trump rally was being […]

Apple iPhone at the Center of a National Security Debate The ongoing debate between privacy and national security recently intensified. In early March, FBI Director James Comey and Apple’s top lawyer Bruce Sewell testified before the House Judiciary Committee. The hearing centered on the iPhone of Syed Farook, the gunman responsible for the San Bernardino […]

Employee Travel Security Firm Reviews Edward Archer, Islamic Terrorism and the Attack in Philadelphia In January, a Philadelphia police officer was shot 3 times by Edward Archer, a 30-year old man with a criminal record. Despite his injuries, police officer Jesse Harnett managed to return fire, injuring the assailant. After the attack, Edward Archer was […]