Selecting a Safe Hotel when Traveling Internationally

06 September in Personal Safety, Travel Safety

Business travelers are frequently restricted by company policy to hotels with pre-negotiated rates and packages. If you are allowed to select your hotel, make your personal security a top priority. Prior to booking a hotel, do an online review of the amenities provided. Hotels offering dining, laundry, transportation, fitness and other services internally can be important if a crisis requires you to limit your travel outside the hotel for security or safety reasons. Research the hotel online prior to making reservations to see if it has been...

Tips for Parking Lot Security

05 September in Tip of the Week

We can easily forget about personal security as we go about the day-to-day routine of our busy lives in areas and situations where we are comfortable and do not feel threatened. Crime is mobile and not restricted just to areas normally considered dangerous or high risk. The potential exists to become the victim of a crime every time we are not in control of our environment. On the way to work, as we drop the kids off for school, when dash out for a quick lunch...

Cyber Series: 10 Ways to Improve the Security of a New Computer

07 November in Business Continuity Planning, Corporate Security, Security Consulting

A sobering reminder about computer security Computers, laptops, iPads, and mobile devices offer windows to the world. At the same time, the world is looking back at us. We trust our computers with personal information, banking, bill paying, connecting with family, shopping, and surfing the internet. We constantly communicate with family members, friends, business colleagues through emails, text messaging, and social networks. With this ease of use comes great responsibility. Most importantly, we need to keep our information and the information of others safe and secure...

Cyber Series: The Cyber Threat – What Are the Experts Saying?

06 November in Business Continuity Planning, Corporate Security, Protective Services, Security Consulting

In our last Rampart Group communication, we began by advising our readers that we are launching a regular blog series to provide you critical cyber protection tips and information.  Below is post #2.  In this blog series, Rampart Group will continue to outline for you and your business the breadth and depth of cyber threats on a national and global scale. The Cyber Threat – What Are the Experts Saying? The cyber threat is growing and evolving. Cyber crimes cost approximately $400 billion per year worldwide,...

Cyber Series Launch: Protecting Your Vital Assets in a Cyber Threatened World

29 October in Business Continuity Planning, Corporate Security, Security Consulting

Rampart Group is launching a regular blog series to provide you critical cyber protection tips and information.  These tips will help you keep your information safe, ensure you are current on FBI recommended protocols for your organization’s information safety, and relay federal cyber legislative updates we think you’ll want to know about.   Below is our first blog post in this series, outlining the breadth and depth of cyber threats on a global and local scale.     Humans are the weak link in cyber security It is a fact that...