When you are traveling, how much thought do you put into the safety and security of where you are staying? For most people, the answer is not much. Let’s take a look at a few things to to help you evaluate the safety of your next hotel.
How much effort do you put into pre-planning your trips? With that in mind, how much of that time is dedicated to safety and security? Let’s look at a few of the areas you should be giving some attention to.
Communication is something most of us take for granted. We seamlessly transition from cellular service to internet service without even giving it a thought. Technology has made communication easy and has provided us with a number of communication resources. However, what happens when the things we take for granted are taken away? It doesn’t seem probable or likely, but it happens every day.
If you plan on traveling to an international destination, you should always be putting in the legwork ahead of time to make sure your trip goes smoothly. This is especially relevant when it pertains to issues that may jam you up. If you plan on doing any travel with a satellite phone, you make want to take the time to do your homework.
When it comes to home security we can sometimes become bogged down with all the things we can do to improve the security and sanctity of our homes. This can lead to paralysis which results in nothing being done at all. However, if we take a methodical approach and break up home security into sections which can be tackled one at a time, we are much more likely to make improvements to our current situation.
What do we do? How do we react in the event of an active shooter or mass shooting? Unfortunately, these are questions we find ourselves asking after tragedy strikes. It is incumbent upon responsible individuals to be prepared to the best of our ability for horrific situations such as these. This planning needs to happen beforehand!
What happens when we find ourselves in the middle of a spontaneous protest or riot? How should we react, what should we do, what options do we have, and how can gray man tactics apply? Let’s take a little bit of time to discuss these issues and look at some of the tips and tactics we can use.
Bribery is a form of corruption (illegal in a lot of places) and plagues societies at every level. Many people use bribery as a way to push agendas, manipulate established practices, and coerce folks into doing things they wouldn’t normally do. Money is the driving force. Factor in things such as a third world location, impoverished living conditions, and societal breakdown, and you have a situation ripe for bribery. Let’s take a look at 15 tips you can use to avoid or get out of paying a bribe.
What is social engineering, what are the different types, and why would you ever need to use it? Why should you be on the lookout for it? The basic premise of social engineering is to psychologically manipulate someone to get what you want. Sound harsh, doesn’t it? The truth is, we all use “social engineering” on a daily basis without even realizing it.