Notorious Shoes

Richard Reid, aka the Shoe Bomber, offers an example of how security questioning together with appropriate security procedures, can be an effective deterrent and identifier of threat.  Although there are hundreds of examples of how proper questioning has...

Ready to Engage

Part 2 of Series – How Israel does Security Differently   You probably did not hear the following story that took place in Jerusalem last month.    A security officer assigned to a train station in Jerusalem observed a man who looked suspicious to...

Failing for Success

A lot of us travel for both business and pleasure.  A recent investigative news report on hotel security offered tips for the traveler but also underscored the value of vulnerability testing.   Producers from ABC News had security expert William Stanton attempt...

Are we Shifting?

Over the past year or so, we have seen indicators that security managers and executives are making a shift in their perspective and priorities. Our clients are expressing concerns, new customers are seeking help and colleagues agree that dissatisfaction with the...

Seeking to Engage

The biggest difference between how security is conducted in Israel versus the U.S. (and other countries) is a mindset of actively seeking engagement and the fact that law enforcement, military and private security officers all work based on the same threat-based...