Sep 2017

Kurdistan a state, to be or not to be?

One cannot escape from the question of the status of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) relationship with the Government of Iraq (GOI) in Baghdad, is it a one of a state to state, or a province to state, or in transition and fluidity? The jury is still out on the status end game, and as […]


Aug 2017

Hope for Mosul

Our team visited Mosul last week to assess the reality of the current security situation in the destroyed remains. As you can imagine the feedback was a mixture of morbid stories and images of a broken region torn apart by the ravages of war, but there was also talk of hope.


Jul 2017

Safe in Mosul after liberation?

Now that the Iraqi Government Forces have cleared the majority of Mosul, will it be safe for companies to enter Iraq? Progress has been made to remove Da’esh from key locations in northern Iraq and to liberate the Iraqi population from the stranglehold that they had on them. However, now there is a major task […]


Jun 2017

The importance of hiring right in the security business

The importance of Human Resources: Human Resources (HR) has evolved from the role of simple administration and employee champion, to playing an important strategic role in managing people, the workplace culture and environment, and contributing greatly to the overall company direction and the accomplishment of its goals, objectives and success. This includes ensuring that the […]


Jun 2017

Stay safe: how alert are you?

Operational Security (OPSEC) is the process by which we protect unclassified information that can be used against us. There are people out there who want information from you which, though innocent in approach and appearance, could be used against you or those you know both at work and play. These people can include your enemies, […]