Summer is the season when most people travel abroad on holiday, and they can go to all sorts of different countries. However, what many people don’t seem to consider is that a lot of the countries that they may visit are nowhere near as safe as the US. They have different laws and rules, and there are all sorts of reasons that dangerous situations can arise. Continue reading

Celebrities traveling abroad can command far more than their fair share of attention because their every move is highlighted in the media. Certainly, they may get paid a lot of money, but that comes at a price, and that price is loss of privacy. Continue reading

Employee privacy is a serious issue for HR managers. Managing the security of sensitive employee records is a full time job. Companies owe their staff the proper care of personal information both legally and morally. Continue reading

March 30, 2017 – New York, NY. IMG GlobalSecur, a leading international corporate security consulting firm at http://www.theimg.com/, is proud to announce that Chris Hagon, one of the firm’s principal experts in international corporate security, has been cited in an important online article on security for ‘high profile targets’ such as corporate executives, key employees, and other VIPs during travel overseas. Continue reading

If you turn on the news in the winter, there’s usually a story about a hiker who get lost in the woods during a snowstorm. It may be because they weren’t checking the weather reports and get caught by surprise. Other times they may have decided to take a detour and didn’t prepare for trouble in advance. When someone is lost in the woods, especially in freezing temperatures, loved ones hold tight to each other hoping to hear good news. While friends and family wait, search and rescue teams are out looking high and low for any sign of the lost traveler. Continue reading

People have to do very little for themselves these days. A variety of services have made getting help easy, yet some people prefer the DIY route. It could be due to thrifty habits that have helped them get ahead. For instance, instead of picking up a $5 Pumpkin Spiced Latte every Friday on the way to work, one could technically make it at home for a fraction of the cost. Yet leaders can be the opposite: they like to do-it-themselves, they like to be in charge, and they don’t like to ask for help. Continue reading

Company VIP’s are used to getting what they need when they need it. Until then, they are in charge and calling the shots. HR managers are happy to accommodate the requests of a top VIP because great leaders require great support. Yet, it is always a balance between managing the location of VIP’s abroad, and allowing them to lead the way. Continue reading

New York, NY – May 26, 2016. IMG GlobalSecur, a leading international security consulting firm at http://www.theimg.com/, is proud to announce an important blog post on airport travel security tips for business travelers to international destinations. In light of recent events in Brussels and Paris as well as the tragedy of EgyptAir Flight 804, corporations worldwide are scrambling to enhance the security awareness of their business travelers. Continue reading

In light of the recent tragedy at the Brussels International Airport and the tragic incident regarding EgyptAir Flight 804, more and more corporations and business travelers are realizing that travel security is not something just for the streets and subways of Europe, but a frame of mind that must be active from the moment that one […]