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 […]

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 […]