9/11 Must Always Be Remembered

Like most Americans, on this anniversary of the tragic events of September 11th, 2001, today our staff pauses to give special tribute to all of those heroes who perished on 9/11/01 While no other single event has come close to the devastation we endured on 9/11/01, we’ve since seen many other acts of terrorism committed, other attempted acts that have been thankfully foiled, and we now deal with the threat of terrorism in cyberspace, in addition to in public physical spaces, such as airports, train stations, large gathering areas. As a result, security leaders must assess and respond to … [Read more...]

9/11 — A Decade Later — Observations and Lessons Learned

Sunday, September 11th 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C.  While this is not an anniversary to celebrate, it is one which every U.S. citizen will mark in their memory forever. In an effort to address lessons learned from Sept. 11th and to better understand the changes now taken as we evaluate, prepare for and implement security readiness, risk management, business continuity and disaster preparedness strategies in our families, our communities and where we work , a series of links to related articles has been organized for our … [Read more...]

Preparing for the Anniversary of 9/11

Steven M. Crimando, a contributing writer to this website, is also a noted author, consultant and trainer to governmental agencies, NGO’s and multinational corporations, is asking our readers to be aware of the fact that the 9/11 anniversary will undoubtedly be a time of deep reflection for many but also may well be a time when painful emotions resurface. In a recent whitepaper written by Mr. Crimando, he states, “…as September 11th, 2011 approaches, the leaders of law enforcement and security organizations should begin to anticipate the potential emotional and behavioral effects of the … [Read more...]