On 30 April 2019, opposition leader and self-proclaimed President of Venezuela Juan Guaidó released a video calling on the population and the army to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro. Guaidó, surrounded by at least 100 soldiers loyal to him, appeared alongside Leopoldo López, a leading opposition member who had just been freed from house arrest […]
According to Italian legislation, tourism operators are also bound to guarantee adequate protection of travellers. The market offers different solutions to this end, not all of them up to the challenge.
Urban planning and redevelopment is a key tool in terms of security too. The so-called CPTED approach is based on the idea that well-organised urban spaces can help boost spontaneous surveillance, reinforce citizens’ sense of collective belonging, reduce perception of insecurity and facilitate police action.
In the past few years, there has been a rise in terrorist attacks involving the use of motor vehicles. Adequate urban planning may help reduce the risk of such events, combining security with the aesthetic standards of Western cities.
The Vulnerability Assessment Tool (VAT), developed by IFI Advisory, provides a deterministic assessment of a company’s asset protection gaps, with regard to both active and passive physical security systems and organisational rules and procedures.