Knowing yourself is, indeed, a core requirement for any organization to protect its sensitive information and intellectual property. This is also the core motive in Naomi Fine’s book: Positively Confidential: 10 Proven Steps to Protecting Confidential Information, Private Data, and Intellectual Property in Today’s Interactive Business World.

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TAL Global’s Dr. Erroll Southers, Managing Director of Counterterrorism and Infrastructure Protection, is a featured analyst in the new television series, Corrupt Crimes. The program investigates some of the world’s most dramatic cases of terrorism, espionage, murder and robbery.

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TAL Global Corporation has announced the appointment of two new executives:

Mr. Oscar Villanueva was appointed Managing Director, Investigations
Mr. Villanueva joins TAL Global after a distinguished career as a federal security and law enforcement agent and executive with the United States Postal Service (USPS) and the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS).

Ms. Ylka van Bemmel Reiss was appointed Director of Outreach
With over 15 years’ experience in marketing, business development, event production and public relations, Ms. Reiss will lead the execution of TAL Global’s business initiatives by cultivating key accounts, fostering political alliances, managing speaking engagements, and organizing strategic events.

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Whether it be a political rally in Arizona, a house of worship in South Carolina, or a school in Colorado, the prevalence of firearms abuse in public venues raises, among other questions, the issue of the responsibility of those in charge of the gathering places.

It is undeniable that public venue owners, including movie theater owners and managers, have a duty of care to their patrons who fill their facilities for recreational enjoyment. This duty extends to providing safety from the impulsive behaviors of deranged gun-wielding assassins.

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The new NIST Special Publication 800-171 may offer organizations some good insight and guidance as to how to protect their sensitive information including Personally Identifiable Information (PII), Payment Card Industry (PCI), Personal Health Information (PHI), trade secrets and more.

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Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, and USC’s Director of Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies in the Safe Communities Institute of the Sol Price School of Public Policy, was interviewed recently on Rev. Al Sharpton’s “PoliticsNation With Al Sharpton” (NBC News), where he proposed that the recent massacre in South Carolina clearly qualifies as a terrorist attack.

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Dr. Erroll Southers has been named Director of Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies in the Safe Communities Institute of the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California.

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On June 16, 2015, Larry Dietz, Esq., TAL Global’s General Counsel and Managing Director, Information Security, gave a presentation at the Cornerstones of Trust Conference, in Foster City, CA, titled: Cyber Bullying and Revenge Porn in the Workplace.

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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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Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, recently delivered a TedX Talk on the different kinds of homegrown terrorism threats and how community resilience and collaboration can mitigate them.

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