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 […]

3D Printer Technology: Wave of the Future? The 3D printer is changing how we look at manufacturing. Armed with 3D printer technology, individuals now can delve into product creation and experimentation…with results that are surprisingly precise and fairly inexpensive to create. Granted, the 3D printer is best suited for small items, but security experts have […]

Last week, on May 19th, an EgyptAir airplane crashed into the ocean, killing all 66 passengers and crew. As we learn more about what happened in the tragic EgyptAir crash, this incident has become the center of a debate about whether or not the crash was caused by an act of terrorism. EgyptAir Crash: Possible […]

International Security Consulting Firm Looks to the Brazil Olympics 2016 The Olympic Torch’s recent arrival in Brazil heralded the final preparations for the 2016 Olympics. The Brazil Olympics 2016 will be hosted in Rio de Janeiro and will be the first such event held in South America. The Olympic Games will be a time of […]

As this year’s summer travel season starts to heat up, take note of the extra time it may cost you to wait in the long airport security lines before boarding your plane. This year, it’s especially an issue because people are wary of increasingly long lines from Transportation Security Administration airport security checkpoints. Airport Security […]