Emergency Preparedness

June, 2017

Public Venue Risk Assessments – A Must or a Luxury?

Public venues, particularly places where many people gather for some common activity, are becoming a preferred terrorist target. It’s easy to understand why. Each such attack sows fear and horror in many, attracts huge media attention and disrupts normal life.
March, 2016

Erroll Southers Speaks at Congressional School Safety Caucus Event

Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director for Counter Terrorism and Infrastructure Protection, was an invited expert panelist last week in Washington D.C. at a school security event hosted by the Security Industry Association (SIA), a trade association for electronic and physical security solution providers, in cooperation with the Congressional School Safety Caucus on Capitol Hill.
December, 2015

The Disruptive Impact of Terror Threats

A threatening message that was sent from a yet unknown source caused today (Tuesday) the cancellation of all classes in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Even though no actual attack has, luckily, taken place, and no real threat actually materialized, the disruptive effect of the threat itself was significant, and its ramifications will probably continue to be reverberate for weeks to come.
November, 2015

TAL Global Partners with Secured Cities Conference in Houston

Dr. Erroll Southers, TG’s Managing Director of Counter Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, will be the keynote speaker at the Secured Cities Conference in Houston Texas, November 10-12, 2015.
July, 2013

US Justice Department Publishes Guidelines for Major Events

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a component of the Office of Justice Programs within the US Justice Department, in collaboration with CNA Corporation, published a Planning Primer designed to aid law enforcement officials in the planning and execution of large-scale security events.
April, 2013

Erroll Southers: “Boston Marathon bombing is a game changer”

According to Mr. Southers, "Violent extremist threat can never be eliminated, but vigilance and community engagement could prevent another 4/15".
May, 2011

The Emergency Management Book

"Emergency Management: Concepts and Strategies for Effective Programs", by Lucien Canton, Managing Director, Emergency Preparedness for TAL Global.
October, 2010

Peter Franklin to Lead Session on Cross Section Liaison at 2010 ASIS International

Peter Franklin, TAL Global Managing Director for Physical Security & […]
June, 2010

New Private Sector Preparedness

How to Implement Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness.