The US presidential inauguration 2017 will take place this weekend and it’s one of the most controversial in a number of years. This past election cycle and subsequent election of Donald Trump as US President has been hotly debated and protested against for many months now. All this will come to a head this weekend […]

Employee Travel Security Update: Italy Earthquake Damage Last fall, on October 30th, 2016, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy near the historic town of Norcia. Tremors from the Italy earthquake were felt as far away Rome, more than 60 miles southwest. This quake was just one in a series of consecutive earthquakes to hit […]

The Presidential Election is over and the USA has a new President-Elect. The election has been hotly contested for months and now that Donald Trump will be assuming the role of president in January, many anti-Trump protests are occurring around the country regarding the racially-tinged viewpoints he has expressed. In light of this, Turkey recently […]

Crisis Management Consultants Review the FARC Columbia Peace Talks On August 25, 2016, Colombian President Juan Manual Santos announced, after four years of negotiations, that a peace deal was secured with the FARC guerrilla movement. This accord was to be ratified during a national referendum on October 2, 2016. In a move that stunned the […]

The US Presidential election is just days away and security is paramount for the candidates. One of the issues security professionals need to deal with is to make sure that the vehicle their particular candidate will be using is safe from harm, including protection from IED (improvised explosive device) bombs. Below are some helpful tips […]

Last week’s DDoS attack was a massive, wide-scale shutdown/slowdown of many sites using the DNS provider Dyn, including Twitter, Spotify, Amazon, Netflix and more. That’s no small thing to worry about. As our world increasingly is becoming interconnected, so we are making our lives more and more susceptible to cyber attacks and the security concerns […]

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 […]