The Russian plane crash in the Sinai Peninsula on October 31st added a new dimension to Russia’s military involvement in Syria and to international travel security. The airliner, an Airbus A321 operated by the Russian airline Metrojet, departed from the Sharm el-Sheik airport in Egypt early in the morning full of returning Russian tourists bound […]

The November 2015 Paris attacks killed over 100 innocent people and have caused many to question the state of international travel security. Some travelers may be wondering if it is safe to visit France or other European countries so soon after a major terrorist attack. After all, over 160 police raids have been conducted in […]

International Security Consulting Firm Reviews Russia’s Involvement in the Syrian Civil War The Syrian civil war has developed into an incredibly complex conflict. Amidst the Arab Spring fervor of 2011, the Syrian civil war began with protests in the city of Daraa. Government security forces responded to these initial demonstrations by opening fire on protesters. […]

Yemen Civil War & the Yemen Crisis Yemen is a small, impoverished country at the southwest end of the Arabian Peninsula. As most international security consultants know, however, the country occupies a strategic location on the Bab al-Mandeb strait. Unfortunately, Yemen has suffered from chronic political instability in recent years, and the already unstable situation […]

International Security Consulting Firm Reviews EMV Chip Card Technology What are EMV chip cards? EMV chip cards are easily distinguishable from traditional credit cards by the small metallic smart-chips embedded in the card’s front. IMG, a leading international security consulting firm, believes this chip offers users a substantial security improvement. The smart-chip permits the storage […]

Workplace Security Consultants Review the Technology behind Security Cameras As anyone who owns a smartphone can attest, camera technology has developed considerably over the past 15 years. As this technology has improved, security cameras have become an increasingly common workplace security tool. In fact, they have become cheap enough that most business owners can now […]

Background on Security Certifications and Credentials for Security Consultants In today’s rapidly evolving security environment, security certifications such as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or Physical Security Professional (PSP) enhance a security consultant’s career opportunities and provide skills necessary to counter ever-changing threats. A majority of employers consider certifications a key factor during their hiring process. […]

IMG Note: The following article discusses the tragic shooting in Medellin Colombia of an American traveler. By resisting the demands of his gunmen, John Mariani increased his chance of potential danger in Columbia, a country where violence and petty crime are still an issue. The article goes on to discuss travel security tips for international […]

FoneTrac: Travel Security App for Your iPhone or Android International Employee Travel Security firm, IMG GlobalSecur, has recently updated its website for FoneTrac, the next generation of travel security technology. FoneTrac is an app for iPhone or Android that is simple, intuitive, and easy to use. It allows businesses to stay connected to their employees […]

Credit Card Fraud: An Overview According to the Economist, global credit card fraud losses totaled more than $10 billion in 2014. This is more than 3 times greater than the credit card fraud losses in 2003. Indeed, credit card fraud is so pervasive that a study found that more than 40% of American households have […]