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Unprecedented volatility adds new urgency and complexity to old risks, reports Aon's 2017 Global Risk Management Survey

[PRESSWIRE] LONDON, April, 24 2017 -- Trends in economics, demographics and geopolitics along with rapid technology advancements are transforming traditional risks for global businesses, adding new urgency and complexity to old challenges, according to Aon's (NYSE: AON) 2017 Global Risk Management Survey.

Department of Defense to Speak at IQPC's CRISPR Summit

[PRESSWIRE] LONDON, March 13, 2017 -- Dr Allison Hinds, part of the chemical/biological warfare in public heath and infectious disease division for the Department of Defense, will be joining pharmaceutical R&D professionals at the CRISPR Summit this May. Her role within the department is to provide technical advice and strategic operational recommendations pertaining to chemical and biological threats.

NYA International announces new director appointments

[PRESSWIRE] NEW YORK, LONDON & SINGAPORE - 20 February, 2017 -- Global risk management and crisis response consultancy, NYA International, has announced the appointments of Tim Lambon as Director of Crisis Response and James Chiacchia as Regional Operations Director (Americas). The positions are the latest appointments following the company’s expansion into regional offices in New York and Singapore last year.

Kidnappings highest in Asia in 2016, according to findings of NYA’s Global Threat Map 2017

[PRESSWIRE] LONDON - 18 January, 2017 -- The percentage of global kidnappings in Asia increased 10% last year compared to 2015, meaning the region retained the highest concentration of incidents worldwide (44%). By comparison, the proportion of worldwide kidnappings decreased to just 4% in the Middle East, despite the significant presence of extremist and organised criminal groups. These were some of the key findings of NYA International’s Global Threat Map 2017 which is released today.

Carnival Corporation to Partner with INTERPOL for Enhanced Security Screening

[PRESSWIRE] MIAMI, Nov. 8, 2016 -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced it will be the first maritime company to partner with INTERPOL for advanced security screening across its global operations, including its 10 brands and fleet of 101 ships that annually carry nearly 11 million passengers, or about half the global cruise market, to more than 700 ports around the world.

Piracy drops but crew kidnapping persists in West Africa and Southeast

[PRESSWIRE] LONDON - 20 October, 2016 -- Piracy activity in the third quarter of 2016 declined in global hotspots compared to the previous quarter. Southeast Asia and the East Africa and Indian Ocean High Risk Area (HRA) both saw drops in reported piracy incidents. West Africa notably experienced a drop in severe incidents such as attacks and hijackings.

VATC’s 50 Percent Growth Fuels New Offices, Expanded Leadership Team

[PRESSWIRE] TAMPA, Fla. - 06 October, 2016 -- Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting Inc. (VATC), a leader in providing global strategies, training and technology for secure operations around the world for the U.S. and its partners, announced today that it is expanding its leadership team and opening new offices along the East Coast, including locations in St. Petersburg, Fla., near Camp Lejeune, N.C. and in Washington, D.C.

New Scam Targets London Moving Companies

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 03 June, 2016 -- Imagine the scene. You have gained a new customer, probably the best of customers, the customer who requires an on-going moving service. The Nirvana of moving customers. The first job is completed without fuss. The second one is finished in the same manner. Call at the house, load up the vehicle with the directed items, deliver said goods to a quiet little place of storage. Simple. This process is repeated fairly regularly over the next few weeks. Arriving at the property for yet another job, you are in the middle of loading when you are met by certain gentlemen in uniform. The result is an investigation by the Police and stress as the people from Moving Van can attest to. So how did this happen?

NYA International releases the Kidnap & Piracy Map 2016

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 03.02.16 -- Global risk and crisis management consultancy NYA International today releases its 2016 Kidnap and Piracy Map. The map is accompanied by the Global Kidnap Review, a special report examining kidnap for ransom over 2015 and identifying themes for 2016. Together, the map and report provide a guide for organisations on the threats to their people and operations worldwide.

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