February 26, 2019

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Venezuela Advisory and Political Instability Alert


Significant civil unrest and political instability are likely to cause major business and transport disruptions through at least mid-March. Air France has suspended all flights to Caracas, and Brazil has closed its border with Venezuela as of February 21. Venezuela also shut its maritime border with Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao on February 19.

Get up-to-date intelligence alerts as the situation evolves on our Venezuela Intelligence Alerts page.




Haiti: Anti-government Protests and Unrest Continue Nationwide

The perceived impunity of corrupt government officials has led to a climate of heightened government anti-sentiment in Haiti, resulting in protests and riots across the nation. If operating in Haiti, be sure to have 24-hour security and access controls in place amid the current nationwide unrest.

Learn more about the current situation in Haiti and what other security measures to consider to ensure your people and assets are protected.




On-Air: The Growing Threat of Cyber Extortion

Cyber extortion is a growing threat facing organizations everywhere. Preparedness is key to ensuring your organization is protected from this sophistical cyber criminal act.

Listen to the podcast to find out what organizations are doing to protect themselves from cyber extortion threats and who is most likely to fall victim to this sophisticated cyber attack.




6 Tips for Planning Travel

Communication, transportation, and general logistics are important when it comes to planning a trip or vacation. A few essential tasks to complete before embarking on your trip are making a written contact list and knowing local laws regarding medication.

Find out what additional steps to take to ensure a safe trip.



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