Counter-Terrorism Division

December, 2017

TAL Global Webinar – Travel Safety & Security

In the first installment of TAL Global’s webinar series, the company’s CEO, Mr. Johnathan Tal, has described the challenges inherent to business and leisure travel and provided a set of common sense guidelines designed to help plan and execute trips in a way that will minimize exposure and vulnerability to a variety of physical and digital threats.
December, 2017

Farewell to UK Security Expo 2017!

TAL Global just finished an eventful week in London, at the UK Security Expo 2017. Scores of conference and exhibition attendees visited our booth, had a chance to chat with our Team of Experts (we had four SMEs on hand, including the CEO, Mr. Johnatan Tal, our COO and Managing Director of Investigations, Mr. Oscar Villanueva, Dr. Erroll Southers, our Managing Director of Counter-Terrorism and Infrastructure Security, and Mr. Andy Davis , our Regional Director, Europe).
November, 2017

TAL Global at UK Expo 2017

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director for Counter-Terrorism and Infrastructure Protection, gave a keynote speech titled: “Protecting Cultural Property” at The International Arts & Antiquities Security Forum (IAASF). Earlier that day, Dr. Southers presented another keynote speech titled: “Homegrown Violent Extremism – Toward a New Understanding”. Thursday, November 30th, 2017, Dr. Southers will present another keynote speech, introducing Terrorist Decision Making (TDM™).
November, 2017

UK Security Expo 2017 – A Chance to Meet TAL Global’s Team of Experts

UK Security Expo 2017, England’s premier safety and security exhibition and conference, is approaching, taking place on November 29-30. TAL Global is sending a team of some of its Subject Matter Experts who were invited to give an unprecedented number of keynote speeches, participate in panels, lectures, and present TAL Global’s capabilities in the company’s stand. If you’re in London on the right dates, come and meet our experts.
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.