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.
Timely, transparent and honest communication is a key but often underestimated factor in the event of a crisis. The article compares two events where two different models of communication were applied: the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster and the 9/11 tragedy.