Managing Security Overseas: Protecting Employees and Assets in Volatile Regions, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Managing Security Overseas

Protecting Employees and Assets in Volatile Regions, 1st Edition

By Scott Alan Ast

Auerbach Publications

366 pages | 1 B/W Illus.

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Threats to multinational corporations come in two forms: natural and man-made. This book illustrates the types of risks that confront corporations when working outside of North America. It provides key tools and understanding that are required to do business in a safe and secure manner, no matter the level of risk. It walks through a logical framework for safety and security program development from Day One. Using real-world case studies and examples, the book is a useful reference to security managers, security consultants, contractors, frequent global business travelers, and for those who are presently or soon-to-be assigned in overseas positions.

Table of Contents

RISKS AND THREATS OF INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND OPERATIONS

Challenges of Security Management in Global and High Risk Operations

Travel Tracking and Travel Intelligence Issues: "It’s 3:00 AM – Do you know where your ex-pats are?"

Risk Assessment Methodologies: The 5:00 PM Friday Telephone Call – "We’ve Got a Project Kicking Off Monday in Colombia…Not Missouri"

Protecting People Who Don’t Believe They Need to Be Protected: "I would prefer to go ‘Low Profile’"

POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND METHODS

Security, Crisis Management, and Evacuation Planning: The 2:00 AM Friday Telephone Call: "The missiles are flying all around Israel and landing on our jobsite!"

Protecting People and Assets Around the World: From Green Acres to the Green Zone

Pre-Deployment and Security Awareness Training: "Tell me everything I need to know in about 15 minutes"

KEEPING CURRENT AND ON TRACK

Crisis Management Do’s and Don’ts: Pushing the Panic Button

Establishing and Maintaining Contact and Coordination with Local, Regional, and International Authorities: "We need a favor, we have people in your country whom we need evacuated – NOW!"

Keeping Current and Maximizing Your International Crisis and Security Management Efficiencies: "Now that you have solved my issues, why should I keep you around?"

How to Be All Things to All People: Putting It All Together

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS073000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Commerce
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science
SOC004000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology