News & Updates

February, 2018
healthcare safety

Reducing Violence in Healthcare – It’s Time to Try Something Else

A recent article in Security Magazine, titled “Patients Are People First”, starts with a grim statement: “Healthcare is one of the most violent professions in the private sector - the number of violent events in the healthcare workplace is on par with law enforcement and corrections.” According to Ryan Weber, the article’s writer, one of the causes of this spike in violence at healthcare facilities is the shift towards a focus on patient satisfaction, and the view of patients as customers, leading to a situation where: “… caretakers often forgo their own safety to produce results, creating a more unsafe work environment and potentially providing a lower level of care.”
December, 2017
executive protection Services

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.
November, 2017

Stressing LP Advocacy, Awareness, And Accountability To The C-Suite

LP has evolved over the years to become a critical component of the entire organization. In a recent Q&A session with Retail Executive, Mr. Mike Keenan, TAL Global's Managing Director or Retail Loss Prevention, provides reasons why senior leadership teams must work closely with LP to lower shrink, increase profitability, and keep people safe.
October, 2017
Retail Loss Prevention

Retail Loss Prevention – The Importance of Employee Awareness

One of the most critical components of a successful Retail Loss Prevention (RLP) program is the ability to gain the full support of your employees in carrying out the company’s loss prevention strategy. So how do you forge a knowledgeable and engaged workforce that will understand, comply with and execute the agreed-on RLP strategy? One way is through an effective awareness program.
October, 2017
workplace violence, Workplace Bullying

Rand Corporation study finds 20% of employees in the US were subjected to verbal abuse, bullying, sexual harassment, or physical violence.

About 20% of America’s workers were subjected to some form of verbal abuse, unwanted sexual attention, threats, or humiliating behavior at work in the past month or to physical violence, bullying or harassment, or sexual harassment at work in the past 12 months.
October, 2017
Workplace Bullying Time to Grab the Problem by the Horns

Workplace Bullies – Dealing with Delicate Situations

Dealing with workplace bullying situations is always a challenging task. There are, however, circumstances where the complexity and the challenges faced by the responsible authorities are even greater than usual.
October, 2017
Keeping Business Travel Safe

Doing the Right Things – Keeping Business Travel Safe (Part II) – On Location

Having completed the travel part of your trip – or at least the first half of it – you often find yourself in an unfamiliar land. You do not speak the language and may not be fully aware of local threats and vulnerabilities.
October, 2017
Aviation Security

Doing the Right Things – Keeping Business Travel Safe (Part I) – Before You Leave

When you travel, you and your property can be subjected to a variety of threats such as those of a criminal variety, espionage and terrorism.