PREPARED, a podcast hosted by Constellis Crisis Response Director, Dr. Frank Grimm, delves into various risk and crisis management topics ranging from kidnap, piracy and extortion to travel security, workplace violence, emergency political repatriation, detention and terrorism. Your safety and security are our priority. Tune in and make sure you’re never unprepared.
Military Coups in West Africa & the Sahel
An analysis of the phenomenon of military coups in West Africa and the Sahel in recent years. Note that the article this podcast is taken from was written prior to the recent coup in Burkina Faso. The writer of the original article, published in Constellis' November Insight Report, was guest author Constantine Papademetriou.
This episode examines the threat of active shootings at schools. It explores warning signs, the profile of perpetrators, the role of the media and what can be done to better manage this threat.
Boards and Crisis Management
This episode of 'Prepared' looks at why crisis management is a strategic concern for boards of directors and how boards can respond to crises more effectively.
Cyber Security Review 2020 & Outlook for 2021
A review of the cyber security trends in 2020 and some indications for potential attack targets in 2021.
Kidnap for Ransom in Haiti
Haiti, the third most populated country in the Caribbean and one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere, experienced a significant surge in kidnapping for ransom incidents in 2020 which has continued into 2021. This podcast explores the problem in depth, looking at the context, perpetrators, victims and hot spots.
Celebrities are usually the group whom we associate most with being victims of persistent, inappropriate and threatening behaviour, often referred to as 'stalking'. However, a surprisingly large number of people, including leaders and employees of large companies, are victims of unwelcome and sinister attention from random members of the public. In this episode we discuss the problem and how the current coronavirus pandemic may exacerbate pre-existing tendencies and fuel an increase in these threatening behaviours.
I am a female who travels overseas often and that is how I found this podcast for security as a female. I have been hooked ever since!
Great Knowledge and Experience
He is very knowledgeable and clearly knows what he is talking about. A great listen for anyone!
Really good security and safety info. Well researched!