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 […]

Terror in Nice: An International Travel Security Firm Discusses a Disturbing New Trend On July 14th, 2016 a terrorist used a 19-ton cargo truck as a weapon, driving through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France. The attack occurred on the Promenade des Anglais, a major thoroughfare running along the coast of the city. […]

International Meeting Security Update: IMG Reissues Guidance for Protestors in the Wake of the Dallas Shooting In March of this year, IMG Group, a leading international meeting security firm, issued tips to individuals attending or protesting Donald Trump rallies. This was done in response to a series of violent incidents that occurred at or around […]

Defining the Internet of Things What is the Internet of Things? This buzzword is a complicated way of explaining how our world is becoming increasingly interconnected and how our devices have the potential to collect data and perform certain specific actions with limited human interaction. In fact, in today’s world, we’ve come to expect life […]

Crisis Management Consulting Firm Reviews the Orlando shooting / Terrorist Attack at Pulse Nightclub At around 2 a.m. on June 12th, an armed assailant committed the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. The suspect, 29 year-old Omar Mateen, entered Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida and opened fire on the 320 club patrons. […]

International Travel Security Update: The Risk of Terrorism at the Euro 2016 Championship in France The UEFA Euro 2016 Championship commenced on June 10th amidst an atmosphere rife with security concerns and national tension. Twenty-four teams will compete among 10 different venues throughout France over a period of 30 days in order to claim the […]

International Meeting Security and the Event Security Challenges of 2016 The summer season often offers some challenges to security professionals, and this summer is no different (especially because of the Rio Olympics this year!). Due to warmer weather, many people venture outdoors to attend concerts, celebrations, and festivals. Consequently, many event and international meeting security […]