The holidays are right around the corner. First, comes Thanksgiving, of course, which we just celebrated here in the United States of America. But it is followed quickly by Hanukkah and Christmas, and then, of course, by New Year’s. In other countries, of course, there are different holidays, especially in the Muslim world. But one thing is for certain. There will be holidays! Continue reading

The buzzword of the year has to be “Fake News.” Politicians and business moguls accuse reporters of it. Gossip magazines and websites thrive on it and ask “is it fake or not?” While the Internet is rife with fabricated stories, consumers are confused over what the truth is. Continue reading

Recent tragic events in London, Paris, Barcelona, and Charlottesville have highlighted the dangers of crowds in high profile cities or high profile events. Indeed, we were recently cited in a New York Times article entitled “Europe Beckons, but Security Consultants Urge: Be Prepared.” Continue reading

As summer draws to a close, many of us are traveling. Whether that’s travel inside the United States or it’s travel to foreign countries, travel is often a fun experience. Even busy business travelers have their moments of fun. There’s nothing that compares to seeing Paris for the first time, viewing the pyramids in Egypt, or just the experience of going to a Mexican market to haggle with the sellers. Tourism is fun. This fun sense of tourism, however, can give a false sense of security. Continue reading

New York, NY – February 25, 2017. IMG GlobalSecur, a leading international security consulting firm, is proud to announce that Chris Hagon has been quoted in an important, recent, AP article, entitled “Trump Properties Face Global Terror Risk with Presidency.” It should be noted that many high profile VIPs and corporate executives are likely to stay in Trump hotels overseas, and that Hagon is a recognized expert on international executive travel security. Continue reading

If you want to see a great example of safety, look at any professional construction site. They take every precaution to alert people of danger zones and safe zones. If a new building is rising, executives might visit the location to review the progress. Continue reading

U.S. Airport security has profoundly changed in the past fifteen years. The days of short lines and easy boarding to overseas destinations are things of the past. Anyone traveling for pleasure or business is reminded to get to the airport at least two hours before a plane takes off. That time is dedicated to getting through the baggage check, the security checkpoint and the gate boarding pass handover. Continue reading