An Analysis of the Relationship Between Travel Security and Economics In the past month, the world has watched three unfolding economic crises: the Chinese stock market crash, the debt crisis in Puerto Rico and the Greek economic crisis. Together, these events have created uncertainty in global markets and cast doubt on the strength of world’s […]

The Chattanooga Shooting: Domestic Terror in Tennessee? On July 16th, 2015 a gunman opened fire on two military installations in Chattanooga, Tennessee killing four Marines and one Navy Sailor. The gunman first opened fire on a military recruitment center with what Police believe was a variant of an AK-47 assault rifle. He then drove seven […]

International Travel Security Update: Tunisia Terror Attack Sousse, Tunisia – On June 26th, 2015 a gunman attacked the Hotel Imperial Marhaba, a popular tourist destination on the Tunisian coast. The gunman, Saif Al-Deen Al Rezgui, killed 38 people and wounded almost 40 others before being shot and killed by police. Although the Tunisia terror attack […]

Corporate Travel Security and Employee Security Firm Reviews  Biker Gang Shootout in Texas On May 18th in Waco, Texas, a battle erupted between two rival biker gangs. The skirmish, which occurred at a Twin Peaks restaurant, left 9 people dead, 18 injured, and resulted in 170 arrests. The biker gang shootout started as a fight […]

Washington DC: Employee Travel Security in the Nation’s Capital Washington DC is not only the capital of the United States, but an enduring symbol of American power and prestige. As the nation’s political center, it is a bustling travel destination for citizens and foreign visitors alike. Although a non-violent city today, employee and tourist travel […]

One of the hottest topics in corporate international security currently is the potential impact of ISIS on European security. Over the past several months, international corporate security experts have examined the terrorist threat posed by ISIS in Europe. These experts are particularly concerned with radicalized European Muslims who have joined ISIS on the battlefields of […]

Workplace violence often grabs media attention, and attacks from employees can often put companies and communities in the spotlight. For example, in September 2014 a recently terminated UPS employee working in Alabama opened fire on his coworkers. After killing two, the gunmen then turned the gun on himself. While attacks like this are rare, they […]

Executive Protection and the History of the Bodyguard The history of bodyguards and other practitioners of personal and executive protection has spanned millennia. For hundreds of years, high profile figures have required personal protection from foreign assassins, internal insurgents, and deranged individuals. Kings, presidents, popes as well as the wealthy and the powerful have enlisted […]

No-Go Zones and Employee Travel Security The recent attack by Islamic militants in France has focused attention on the issue of immigration in Europe. Recently, US media outlets have reported on the economically depressed areas in and around Paris, France. Many of these areas have large Muslims populations and have been incorrectly referred to as […]

International Travel Security Incident: Paris, France The latest international travel security incident occurred on January 7th in Paris, France.  Terrorists launched an attack that resulted in the loss of 17 lives. The terrorists, a group of radicalized Islamic militants, targeted the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish grocery store. After the attacks, French citizens […]