The importance of conducting ‘quality’ pre-deployment hostile environment CP training The nature of the typical security contracts now being awarded to the many Private Security Companies (PSC’s) on the hostile environment circuit today, has seen a dramatic shift from well-funded government regeneration/infrastructure type contracts to those of a more commercial nature, such as the oil […]
Global Incidents: 13 July 2013 Critical Information Egypt: Cairo prepares for rival Ramadan protests. India: 11 drown after boat capsizes. Indonesia: Five die and dozens escape in prison break. Somalia: Bomber targets peacekeepers. Syria: Key Free Syria Army rebel killed. AFRICA DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC of CONGO (High) Thousands flee after rebel attack: Thousands of […]
CSARN 4th Crisis Leadership and Business Recovery Conference 1 July, 2013 – 09:00 – 15:50 Herbert Smith Freehills, Exchange House, Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2EG With presentations from government, business and police leaders, this full day conference is designed to equip security, business continuity, emergency and resilience planners with the skills and knowledge to […]
Global Incidents: 17 Jun 13 Critical Information Central African Republic: LRA raid leaves least 16 dead. Czech Republic: PM Petr Necas to resign over aide scandal. India: Heavy rains in northern India kill 19. Iraq: Car bombings hit Shia cities. Pakistan: Quetta University shut after attacks. Turkey: Government says it may use army to […]
Global Incidents: 11-Jun-13 Critical Information Afghanistan: Explosion targets Supreme Court in Kabul killing three. India: Five die in building collapse. Iraq: Dozens killed in day attacks. Syria: Damascus hit by double suicide bombing. Turkey: Police clear Istanbul’s Taksim Square. AFRICA CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (High) Military kills five rebels: Fighters loyal to the Central African […]
New SIA licence application service with Post Office The Security Industry Authority is developing a new and easier way for individual applicants to apply for their SIA licence. An agreement has been signed with the Post Office to launch the new service. The service will be introduced this autumn and will make applying for […]
Global Incidents: 01-May-13 Critical Information Afghanistan: Bomb blast kills three NATO troops. Bolivia: President Evo Morales expels USAID. Greece: 24-hour anti-austerity general strike. Iraq: Deadly bombings rock central Iraq killing at least 12. Turkey: Istanbul march clashes mar May Day. AFRICA MALI (High) French Islamist captured French soldier killed: A French Islamic convert who […]
Home Office Seeks SIA Board Member The Home Office is seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Board Member to the SIA’s Board with private security industry experience. The person will contribute to the overall strategic direction and corporate oversight of the organisation. Along with other Board members he or she will ensure that through appropriate […]
Then you start thinking about what would happen to you and your team if the Pirates did capture you and that’s a frightening scenario. You may be the only westerners onboard so it’s not rocket science to figure out who you are and that you’re not part of the crew, therefore you’re a threat and will be dealt with as such.
Detailed and in-depth observations of suspect individuals through behavioral analysis could be of real benefit to the security professional in the early detection of a major security incident and protecting yourself and client from collateral damage.