Corporate Travel Security and Employee Security Firm Reviews  Biker Gang Shootout in Texas On May 18th in Waco, Texas, a battle erupted between two rival biker gangs. The skirmish, which occurred at a Twin Peaks restaurant, left 9 people dead, 18 injured, and resulted in 170 arrests. The biker gang shootout started as a fight […]

Washington DC: Employee Travel Security in the Nation’s Capital Washington DC is not only the capital of the United States, but an enduring symbol of American power and prestige. As the nation’s political center, it is a bustling travel destination for citizens and foreign visitors alike. Although a non-violent city today, employee and tourist travel […]

One of the hottest topics in corporate international security currently is the potential impact of ISIS on European security. Over the past several months, international corporate security experts have examined the terrorist threat posed by ISIS in Europe. These experts are particularly concerned with radicalized European Muslims who have joined ISIS on the battlefields of […]

Workplace violence often grabs media attention, and attacks from employees can often put companies and communities in the spotlight. For example, in September 2014 a recently terminated UPS employee working in Alabama opened fire on his coworkers. After killing two, the gunmen then turned the gun on himself. While attacks like this are rare, they […]

Executive Protection and the History of the Bodyguard The history of bodyguards and other practitioners of personal and executive protection has spanned millennia. For hundreds of years, high profile figures have required personal protection from foreign assassins, internal insurgents, and deranged individuals. Kings, presidents, popes as well as the wealthy and the powerful have enlisted […]

No-Go Zones and Employee Travel Security The recent attack by Islamic militants in France has focused attention on the issue of immigration in Europe. Recently, US media outlets have reported on the economically depressed areas in and around Paris, France. Many of these areas have large Muslims populations and have been incorrectly referred to as […]

International Travel Security Incident: Paris, France The latest international travel security incident occurred on January 7th in Paris, France.  Terrorists launched an attack that resulted in the loss of 17 lives. The terrorists, a group of radicalized Islamic militants, targeted the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish grocery store. After the attacks, French citizens […]

International Travel Security & Terrorism: The Siege of Kobani In August 2014, the United States launched its first air strikes against ISIS. The strikes were meant to blunt the effectiveness of the group and stop the Islamic militants from marching on Baghdad and northern Iraq. Since that time, a large coalition of Arab states and […]

International Security Update: Cyber attack on Sony Pictures On Nov 24th, the computer system of Sony Pictures was compromised by a sophisticated cyber attack. The firm’s employees were locked out of their computers, and much of the company’s data was stolen or erased. During the attack, an image was uploaded to company computers by a […]

The Five Most Important International Security News Stories of 2014 2014 was a dynamic year in international security. Although there were many security issues making the news this past year, five stories stand out in particular. The protective services specialists at IMG believe these five to be the most significant. This was based on two […]