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SCHOOL SECURITY: The Need to Harden Soft Targets

WINTER GARDEN, Florida – It happens each time an active shooter strikes, and mass tragedy occurs. In the ensuing days, we talk about school security and witness demands to produce strategies to make sure it never happens again. But after
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SPECIAL EVENT SECURITY: PROTECTING SOFT TARGETS AGAINST TERRORISM!

ORLANDO, Florida – The terror threat facing today’s law enforcement and individuals charged with special event security is more sophisticated than in previous generations. Today’s terrorists can operate alone and/or in concert with an underground cell capable of causing immense destruction
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PETE YACHMETZ DISCUSSES SPECIAL EVENT SECURITY PLANNING

ORLANDO, FL–During my career with the FBI, I received special training in special event security planning & preparedness and worked numerous special security events including the Super Bowl, World Cup Soccer, Visits of Heads of State including the President &
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JEFF BAUER WRITES ARTICLE FOR INFOSECURITY PROFESSIONAL INSIGHTS

InfoSecurity Professional INSIGHTS InfoSecurity Professional INSIGHTS is (ISC)²’s bi-monthly e-newsletter, associated with our members-only digital publication, InfoSecurity Professional. Similar to the magazine, it will deliver timely, compelling content written with the professional development of infosecurity practitioners in mind. Digitizing the
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FORMER LEGAT TALKS ABOUT MUSLIMS BEING MONITORED DURING THE TOKYO OLYMPICS

HOUSTON–Shortly after the radical Islamic terrorist attack in Nice, France on July 14, 2016 Newt Gingrich, a prominent U.S. political commentator and former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, recommended a change in U.S. counter terrorism policy.  He said
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JAPANESE FACE TERROR THREAT AT UPCOMING 2020 TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES

HOUSTON–The terrorist shooting attack and bombings at Istanbul airport on June 28, 2016 kept many travel security professionals around the world up all night.  Foreign security officials responsible for the health and safety of overseas spectators and participants at the
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FORMER LEGAT TALKS ABOUT ORLANDO INCIDENT / 2020 TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES

HOUSTON–The recent terror attack in Orlando, Florida is still being investigated and final conclusions regarding the motivations of the shooter, his likely associations with radical Islamic terrorist groups will not be fully known by the public for days or weeks.
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FORMER LEGAT TALKS ABOUT CULTURAL DIFFERENCES CONDUCTING INVESTIGATIONS

Islamic Terrorism Investigations in Europe and Japan: How They Differ and What That Means for Tokyo Olympic Security: Recently we discussed the Brussels bombings, Tokyo Olympics security, and how the Japanese government coordinates with other nations during counterterrorism investigations.  Today’s
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RETIRED FBI AGENT DISCUSSES WHALE WARS AND 2020 TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES

MOBY DICK MEETS GODZILLA AT THE TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES: Japan has drawn the ire of many around the world for hunting whales.  In fact, a U.S. cable television series called, “Whale Wars,” was devoted to chronicling the attempts of whale
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RETIRED FBI AGENT TALKS ABOUT THE TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES

TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES:  The Japanese Firearm and Sword Control Law Good News / Bad News The good news:  Japan has some of the most severe restrictions on possession of knives and firearms in the world.  The bad news: Japan has
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TRIMARCO IS CELEBRITY FBI POLYGRAPH EXAMINER

LOS ANGELES–When “not” producing Perry Mason like drama scenes for Dr. PHIL or OPRAH, member JACK TRIMARCO can usually be found peering over polygraph charts, or conferring with attorneys seeking information about whether a client “passed” or “failed” a polygraph
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MEMBERS PROVIDE SECURITY & EXECUTIVE PROTECTION SERVICES THROUGHOUT US

CALIFORNIA / NEW YORK–Capitalizing on the prominent “page one” listings the website has with search engines, in particular key words used by high-profile individuals, security officials, law firms and journalists seeking information about “security” and/or “executive protection,” and someone who
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