2019-nCov (Corona Virus)

To those of you tracking the spread of the 2019-nCoV (Corona Virus). Here’s a great interactive map, with real time updates from Johns Hopkins University. All of us in the security industry, especially those in crisis management or travel security fields, should monitor the spread of the virus, and assess the implications on your employees, […]

Developing Situation – April 21st Sri Lanka Bombings Updated April 21, 2019 10:00 (UTC +2)

Several explosions reported in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, on this Easter weekend. At least 52 are reported dead as of now, and over a Hundred are injured. And the numbers are still rising. The explosions went of in 3 churches holding Easter services, and 3 hotels, in Colombo and its vicinity. Local authorities […]

Developing Situation – Suspected Terror Attack – Utrecht Shooting

March 18, 2019 at around 10:45 local time (UTC +1) a shooting incident occurred at a tram in the city. One person is reported dead, and multiple people injured. shooting is now over, but the police operation is still ongoing. Dutch authorities are considering “a possible terrorist motive” for the shooting, which happened in 24 […]

Developing Situation – March 15th New Zealand Mosques Attacks

(Updated – March 15, 09:56 UTC+2) The prime minister of New Zealand has confirmed 40 people were murdered, and about 20 injured, in a terror attacks on 2 mosques in Christchurch, NZ. Among the dead are children. The attacks occurred at 13:40 local time. 3 man and a woman were taken into custody by the […]

Developing Situation – March 15th Israel Rocket Attacks

(Updated- March 15, 09:31) Last night (14/03/19) at 21:05 Israel time (UTC +2) the Israeli rocket alert system identified 2 rocket launches from Gaza strip towards Tel Aviv and the region (see video). The sirens went off at the Gush Dan District in central Israel, alerting of an imminent rocket attack, at the time when […]