This month's edition looks at the subject of fixated threat, exploring what motivates individuals to intrude upon and threaten people in the public eye, including leadership and employees of prominent companies. Contact of this nature can go on for some time if no effective intervention is undertaken.
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The Focus Article examines stabilisation in the Horn of Africa. Somali piracy has stabilised, reaching record lows in activity, as a result of international naval efforts, piracy countermeasures onboard ships, and a relative improvement in governance and security conditions in Somalia.
The Focus Article examines some of the key issues facing companies as they begin to reopen for business and start to return to full operational status in this new pandemic landscape.
This edition examines the subject of female travel security. As women came to represent nearly half of all business travellers, corporations also began to recognise the need for safety and security training for their female colleagues.
The Focus Article examines aspects of effective crisis communication and its vital role in crisis management. A central tenet of effective crisis response is the management of information and communications. This has become even more important since the development and widespread use of social media networks.
The Focus Article examines the importance of effective crisis management and the vital role people play during crisis response. The Constellis Crisis and Risk Services (CRS) team's experience in supporting clients in over 500 crises shows that people matter more than protocols in crisis management.
The Focus Article examines the 14 September 2019 attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq plant and the Khurais oilfield, two of the most important oil facilities in the country.
The Focus Article in this edition offers a comparative assessment of Kenya's most significant terrorist attacks in recent times; the 2014 Westgate Mall and the 2019 Riverside Drive attacks.
The Focus Article offers an insight into the recent labour conflict in Mexico’s northern border. The so called “20-32 movement” was paradoxically born as a result of a short-sighted measure aiming at increasing workers’ salaries in the country.
The Focus Article offers an insight into the militant threat in the Sahel. This area, stretching from Senegal in the West, to Sudan in the East, has long been a jihadist stronghold on the continent, due to its vast size and lawlessness.
The Focus Article offers an insight onto the Active Shooter threat. Mass shootings and workplace violence events are on the rise, with such incidents reported around the world on a nearly weekly basis.
The Focus Article offers an insight onto the threats to energy infrastructure. Among all sectors that constitute a nation’s critical infrastructure, the energy sector is uniquely important because it possesses an enabling function across all other sectors.
The Focus Article offers an insight in to the role of a Crisis Response Consultant. When critical incidents take place, they affect not only the workers directly involved but can have serious repercussions for organisations.