Security Consultant, Ben Hockman, shares tips on breaking the communication barrier when operating in foreign countries where the locals do not speak your native language. Specifically, the advantages he experienced, having Spanish language skills while working on an assignment in Colombia.
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.
What is the state of our industry? Where are we headed? What are the emerging trends? Take a peek behind the curtain of the Close Protection Industry.
The challenges of ensuring the safety of vulnerable travellers will change from trip to trip, so it’s important to remain flexible. However, there are some important steps you can take in advance so that mitigations can be made.
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.
By staying aware of threats, travellers and security teams can thoroughly prepare themselves for the risks they face at the 2018 Russia World Cup. Whether this means having a greater awareness and understanding of the threat landscape, or actually vetting every step of the journey, working proactively to mitigate the risks is by the far the best approach you can take.