Making Sense of COVID-19 Testing

As security professionals, we look to technology and physical elements to provide solutions for threat mitigation. This may be in the form of bollards, blast shielding walls, CCTV or detection equipment such as metal detectors, millimeter wave scanners, X-ray machines, explosives trace-detection machines, and computed tomography. If we treat COVID-19 as another threat on [...]

2020-06-02T13:05:05+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Briefings|0 Comments

Managing the COVID-19 Threat in Mass Transportation

The world's raging coronavirus pandemic has forced those in the public transportation sector into a difficult period of dramatic decision making. They must balance their national or local remit to provide public transportation services with the need to meet the ever-changing regulations and requirements placed upon them as a result of COVID-19. This sector [...]

2020-05-18T15:59:00+00:00May 18th, 2020|Briefings|0 Comments

The Influence of COVID-19 on Personal and Community Protection

The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 is being felt globally as it spreads and causes panic across the entire world. This is evident in the reactions of governments, communities and individuals and the business world has also changed overnight, dragging the world's stock markets to extraordinary lows and almost completely halting global air traffic. The [...]

2020-05-18T12:42:05+00:00April 12th, 2020|Briefings|0 Comments

Vigilance and Security at Places of Worship

The October attack on a synagogue in Halle (Germany) follows the Poway (California) synagogue attack in April and the Christchurch (New Zealand) mosque attack in March. These attacks and their outcomes provide us with valuable insights into the modus operandi of assailants who are targeting places of worship, and the level to which each [...]

2020-05-18T12:42:28+00:00December 20th, 2019|Briefings|0 Comments

A Little Awareness Can Go a Long Way

The increase in ‘lone wolf’ cold and hot weapon and vehicle ramming attacks in public places in general and in places of worship in particular, is a phenomenon that unfortunately will continue to challenge security agencies. Those charged with accurately collecting and analyzing intelligence have unsuccessfully been trying to predict events that by their [...]

2020-05-18T12:42:54+00:00May 15th, 2019|Briefings|0 Comments

Insights on The Increasing Threat of Drones

Nicolas Maduro seen prior to the attack and as Security guards protect him as he is evacuated from the scene. On Saturday August 4, 2018, 1730 (local time) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro reportedly survived what appeared to be an assassination attempt after several drone explosions interrupted his speech at a celebration of [...]

2020-05-18T12:43:14+00:00January 19th, 2019|Briefings|0 Comments