When it comes to surviving sudden violence whether as the result of an active shooter or other civilian mass casualty incident, I always tell people it is more important to not get shot than it is to shoot, shooting is extra credit.
Whatever the size of the business, whether it is small or large, retail or commercial, it is guaranteed to have a range of valuable assets like computer systems, data and other expensive items that are at risk of theft.
When tasked with Vehicle Selection for a client you immediately imagine ‘kid in a candy store’, right? But get it wrong and there are serious repercussions. This is a list of considerations that I’ve used to ensure I’m recommending the vehicle that the client needs, which might be different to what they think they want!
The security challenges of Bleisure Travel (combining business travel with leisure time), is a challenging prospect for those working in security, risk and business continuity roles. Bleisure is a growing trend, with just under half of all business travellers now routinely extending their trips by a couple days.
As the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season approaches, concerns exist of a repeat of the destruction experienced last year. The responsibility of security, risk and business continuity teams is a complex one. You are your organization’s first line of defense against any and all threats to operational continuity and people safety. How should you go about reducing your exposure?
With so many people heading to the World Cup, it’s important to have a situational awareness of the state of play in Russia. This can help you to plan ahead and mitigate potential threats.
Crowd control solutions should provide quick deployment with minimum hassle. Enter Turtlegate Barriers, fast emerging as one of the UK’s top barrier solutions for easy, efficient crowd control.
When someone asks, “what do you do for a living”? Do you say, I’m a “Bodyguard” or you’re an Executive Protection Specialist? What’s in a name?
There was a time when a church was a safe place…literally a place of sanctuary. This, however, is no longer the case. In fact, statistics show that more people have been killed churches in the last 15 years than in schools. Church security is becoming more necessary both from a business standpoint as well as a safety standpoint.
What is it with hurricanes and journalists behaving irresponsibly in such extreme conditions? As a security advisor to media teams, I can hardly believe my eyes. Understandably, a lot of pressure comes from TV bosses, sat in warm, safe studios who want to compete with other network providers by having their employees take needless risks, but it’s time for individuals to take responsibility for their own safety and set an example to younger ‘green’ journalists entering the profession.