ISIS in Mosul: Employee Travel Security Experts Review the Mosul Offensive The city of Mosul is located approximately 250 miles north of Baghdad and is home to more than one million people. Even though Raqqah, Syria is the official ISIS capital, Mosul has been the de-facto headquarters for the group since June 2014. As the […]

Executive Travel Security Experts Discuss Fethullah Gulen and the Coup in Turkey Fethullah Gulen, leader of the Hizmet movement, is accused of being the mastermind behind the Turkey coup attempt in July. Turkey has had an unfortunate history of military coups, having experienced three since the end of World War II. Earlier this year, the […]

The 2016 Election: Employee Travel Monitoring Firm Weighs Impact of Recent Security Incidents Issues such as crime, national security, and terrorism have always played a significant role in democratic elections, both in the United States and around the world. Yet, specific violent actions seem to have taken an outsized role in the 2016 election. This […]

This week’s UN General Assembly heightens executive travel security concerns in the New York City area, especially following Saturday’s bombing. The New York bombing injured 29 people in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood and other bombs were found in New Jersey as well as an additional pressure cooker bomb several blocks away from the one that exploded […]

International Security Consulting Firm Reviews Russia, the United States, and the Syria War President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to reach an agreement on the Syrian conflict during the G20 conference earlier this month. The failure to reach an accord likely means that the Syria War will continue unabated, at least in the […]

Background Checks in the German Army: Security Consultants Review the Proposal The German Army has proposed instituting more stringent background checks on recruits wishing to enter the service. The proposal follows a spate of attacks in Europe and the United States that have been perpetrated by homegrown terrorists inspired by ISIS. The move gathered additional […]

International Security Review of Brexit and Potential Consequences Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) on June 23rd, popularly dubbed ‘Brexit,’ will have a significant impact on global economics, politics, and security. Whether the change will be for better or worse remains a mystery, despite intense and diverse speculation by experts. Brexit appears to […]

International Security Consulting and Corporate Security Management In recent years, the security industry has proven to be a multi-faceted and dynamic sector. Fortunately, many security management professionals have obtained technical proficiency in many aspects of the discipline, including: physical security, executive protection, and workplace security. Some veterans of the field are skilled in even more […]

Risk Assessment Update: Security Resources Deployed to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil began early this month and appears to be off to an exciting start. Despite lingering concerns, the opening ceremony and the first few days of Games have, so far, gone smoothly. In the […]

Employee Travel Security Firm Breaks Down the Failed Turkey Coup Attempt Last month, elements of the Turkish military attempted a coup against the government of President Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. Twelve hours after its initiation, the coup had been defeated, having resulted in the deaths of over 200 people. Although the Turkish […]