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Corporate Travel Security in Africa

Given the number of employees travelling around the world on company business, do you know where your expatriate or local employees are when a terrorist attack or natural disaster happens in the area in which you operate? Whilst it is important to know about the regions, countries and locations to which your employees are travelling to or within, it is ...

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Counter Surveillance Services in Africa

Over the past ten years, online purchases of spy and bugging equipment have given the power of covert surveillance to your employees, contractors and competitors. Previously, such skills were only available to government intelligence agencies, but now all companies operating in Africa are a target for unauthorised and illegal monitoring of their business communications. At Zero Foundation Africa, we provide ...

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Duty of Care

As we move into the 21st Century, Clients are increasingly aware of their vulnerability to sophisticated white collar crime, commercial disputes and other business risks. They are also aware of the need to conduct business in newly emerging markets, which often provide a range of risks that are not normally experienced in the home country. As domestic markets become less ...

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How to use Corporate Intelligence for profit assurance

During recessionary periods, corporate intelligence (CI) is the only business function to provide profit assurance Given the importance of this objective, it is hardly surprising that the executive board makes the requests and receives the findings of intelligence activities. What is odd, however, is that the CI function is constrained by a “cloak-and-dagger” reputation.

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To BEE or not to BEE

One party political systems, historically, have proven detrimental to the health of democratic government in various ways The experience of South Africa’s ANC government over the past two decades is that it is confirming this depressing trend. There is a high level of corruption within South Africa’s public service sector (the largest employer in the country) and across all three ...

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Security Management Solutions

Acquire world class Security Management solutions Security Management involves a philosophy and practical applications of techniques to protect your corporate assets from loss. There are four corporate assets that require protection and these are:

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Uncover potential security breaches within your organisation

Recent evidence has demonstrated that law enforcement and intelligence agencies in Africa have used technical surveillance to monitor the activities and communications of persons of interests. Whether you are the target or a law enforcement investigation or the suspect in a corruption and money laundering operation, the probability is very high that certain agencies are utilising technical means to gather ...

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The future of profits in the global security industry

Whilst Jesus noted that “the poor will always be with you”, a modern day messiah would observe that the growing concerns about terrorism, safety and security, suggests that crime will always be with us. In fact, with increasing demand for physical security products on the increase because of escalating criminal activities, security solutions are becoming more sophisticated and therefore complicated. ...

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