Counter-Terrorism Division

September, 2017
drone security

Drone Security – It’s the One You Don’t See That Will Get You

DBIEDs or Drone Borne Improvised Explosive devices can turn into real threats. They are small, quiet, almost invisible, and they can, directly and indirectly, cause substantial damage.
September, 2017

How to Make a Smart Decision When Choosing an Anti-Drone System?

Security managers are rightly concerned about keeping their facilities safe and secure and have started looking into solutions. As with any new market for anti-UAV systems, they are finding themselves bombarded by conflicting information, confusing claims and partial cost and performance data.
September, 2017

How not to Get Ripped Off When Considering Counter-Drone Technology?

Against a background of intelligence that terrorists are increasingly viewing drones as weapons of choice for attacks against stadiums and other large public venues, security officials are being bombarded, with technologies to counter this looming threat.
August, 2017

How to Survive an Inner City Terror Truck?

More than 100 innocent people were murdered this year in Europe by terrorists wielding an old-new weapon of mass disruption – a truck. By following a rather simple set of rules, it is possible to minimize your chance of becoming a victim of a terror truck attack.
July, 2017

Minority Report – Only This Time For Real

If you think Minority Report was just another science fiction movie, think again. In the movie, a special law enforcement unit used unusual psychic capabilities to arrest and convict criminals before they commit their crimes (murders in this case). In real life, Israel’s Internal Security Service (ISS), known locally as the “Shin Bet”, is using, among other tactics, elaborate, big data-based and "Deep Learning" algorithms to detect and arrest would-be Palestinian terrorists.
June, 2017

UPS Employee Opens Fire at San Francisco Package Delivery Facility

38-year-old Jimmy Lam, a supposed UPS employee, was identified as the gunman who killed three men and wounded two others at a UPS facility in San Francisco and then killed himself, early on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
May, 2017

In The Wake of Manchester, a Call for Rethinking Terror Mitigation

As we wake up to another horrific story of mass casualties resulting from a terror attack on a public venue - this time a rock concert in Manchester England, we have to ask ourselves some hard questions about our current disaster-mitigation abilities, and seek non-standard answers to the obvious challenges and exposed vulnerabilities.
March, 2017

The Terror Attack in London – Expect More of the Same in Europe and US as ISIS Loses its Grip?

Professor Erroll Southers, USC’s Director of Homegrown Violent Extremism (HVE) Program, and Managing Director of TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, discussing the recent London terror attack.
September, 2016

Terrorist Decision Making (TDMTM) – Increasing Aviation Security By Turning Your Organization Against Itself

In our zeal to protect ourselves from the next attack, the current emphasis on technological countermeasures focuses on yesterday’s threat and usually does not give enough attention to “the human element” which evolves rapidly, creating ever-changing threat profiles.
August, 2016

Executive Protection (EP) – It’s All About People

Even the most tech-savvy CEO knows that while technology is paramount to our lives and to our business success, real breakthroughs - technological or commercial - are brought about by people. It's people that dream, innovate, develop, implement, push, and end up bringing home the bacon; in short, it's all about people.