There has been a global avalanche of data privacy legislation. This torrent of regulations has become mind boggling. In this paper, TAL Global’s Larry Dietz gives you a toolbox of 20 Questions that will help you in your ongoing journey to data privacy preparedness.
The spate of recent active shooter incidents has resulted in tragic dead and wounded, and has spawned an array of lawsuits. Whether you have live music at a strip mall saloon in Sand Point Idaho, or present Cirque du Soleil in Reno, there exists the same likelihood you will be subjected to claims of negligence when something bad happens to people on your property.
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.
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.
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™).
Southeast Asia and the Korean Peninsula in particular have been dealing with a growing wave of alarming news: missiles and threats seem to fly with increasing frequency and magnitude; nuclear tests and talk of apocalypse, sanctions and the beating of the war drums are sure to set people’s nerves on edge.
More than 100 innocent people were murdered this year in Europe by terrorists wielding an old-new weapon of mass disruption – a truck. By following a rather simple set of rules, it is possible to minimize your chance of becoming a victim of a terror truck attack.
Aviation counter-terrorism efforts seem to have produced a reasonable, though by all means not water-tight, defense against a determined and highly adaptive adversary. Maybe it’s time to add some tricks that may not cost so much but have a chance of giving an additional boost to aviation security.