Recent Postings for "Counter-Terrorism Division" Area of Expertise.

A new debate is shaping up in the wake of recent (and not-so-recent) attacks on people in the U.S. and elsewhere. Was the attack, six months ago, on the editorial offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, a terrorist act or a hate crime? Most people will not hesitate to classify that attack as a terrorist act.

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TAL Global’s experts, Lawrence Dietz, Esq., and Dr. Erroll Southers, will present and discuss two relevant and innovative perspectives on information security at this year’s largest Information Security Conference – RSA USA 2015 Conference at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, April 20-24.

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TAL Global has been selected by the City of Inglewood, California to assess the safety and security of the proposed $1.86-billion NFL stadium.

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Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, and Director of Transition and Research Deployment at the Department of Homeland Security National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), opened a panel debate hosted by Rep. Karen Bass at the Culver City Senior Center, in Culver City, CA on the President’s request for the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the self-declared Islamic State (also called ISIL, or ISIS).

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Professor Raphael Bostic, the director of the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance, at the USC Price School of Public Policy recently interviewed Dr. Erroll Southers, the Director of Transition and Research Deployment for the USC Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), about the Paris massacre and its ramifications for the world at large and for the US in particular.

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Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, and the Director of Transition & Research Deployment at the Department of Homeland Security National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) at the University of Southern California (USC) – a widely recognized international terrorism expert and author, shed recently light on the prominence of ISIL terrorist organization in Iraq and Syria, and explained why its message resonates with “frightening” success both globally and in the United States.

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“We are dealing with innovative and adaptive adversaries who are intent on being successful.” Dr. Erroll Southers sheds necessary light on the reasons and motivations behind what sometimes seems like bureaucratic knee-jerk reactions by overzealous airport security agents.

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Soccer fans arriving at the recently renovated 43,900-seat Arena da Baixada stadium in Curitiba, Brazil have their belongings screened by Qylatron™ Entry Experience Solution, an innovative security screening system, developed by Qylur Security Systems, Inc. of Palo Alto, CA, USA.

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Suspected Al Shabaab gunmen opened fire on passer-by’s and set fire to two boarding houses in the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni, reportedly killing 48 people and wounding many others.

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Dr. Erroll G. Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, was the recipient of the “2014 Sol Price School of Public Policy DPPD (Doctor of Policy, Planning and Development) Project Award” for the University of Southern California (USC).

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