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Are You The Target?

Spies are trained to fit in and not be noticed. They adapt to gain the target’s trust, thereby enabling to be in a position where they can harvest the information they need. Spies can be trained professional operatives of foreign countries, they can be amateurs such as aggrieved employees who are looking for ways to harm their employer, or they can be competitors who are trying to learn about the latest new product or trade secrets.

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Staying Safe At The World Cup

World Cup 2018 kicks off in Russia this week, and will most likely be an exceptional experience for most. However, you should be aware of some security and safety concerns that may impact your travel to Russia, including: anti-western sentiment, hooliganism, racist violence, intimidation, intolerance towards the LGBT community, organized crime activity, petty crime, corporate and national espionage and terrorism, just to name a few.

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School Violence – Difficult Times Require Strong Action

The world is changing and with it, travel and the business environment. The Executive Protection (EP) profession must also evolve and adapt to provide answers to new and evolving challenges. For example, EP agents are no longer just security agents; they have to be able to provide competent guide services and first-class first-aid.

Continue reading to discover the main challenges facing EP agents and the profession as a whole.

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RLP: How to Implement a New In-Store Audit

Audits can serve as an important vehicle for ensuring operational compliance, enhancing awareness and accountability, measuring key performance functions, and providing valuable teaching and training opportunities in a retail environment. Still, the impact of an audit on the business depends on the methods we employ, our approach, our attitude and the attitudes the audit fosters, during the audit, as we share the results with stakeholders, and in the post-audit support that we offer store teams.

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

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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.”

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