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1/2/2020 OSAC Analysis

January 2, 2020 UPDATE: Monkeypox is an ongoing health risk in Nigeria and the DR Congo; currently there are monkeypox outbreaks in both countries. Health officials from three different countries have reported five cases...

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11/6/2019 OSAC Analysis

It is increasingly common for travelers to venture off the beaten path, and to indulge in adventure travel. Accordingly, security managers should consider this new language when briefing their personnel prior to travel,...

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9/17/2019 OSAC Analysis

Quick and effective communication with relevant stakeholders and the ability to conduct safety checks for impacted personnel should be central to any comprehensive emergency response plan for security incidents overseas....

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8/29/2019 OSAC Analysis

Residents of most industrialized western countries are used to freedom of speech at some level, usually restricted only when it has the potential to harm others. But some locations – including some of the more popular co...

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8/27/2019 OSAC Analysis

On August 26, an illegitimate “consular message” circulated through unidentified channels, stating with some urgency that the U.S. Embassy in Beirut was alerting U.S. citizens and inviting them to contact the Embassy as...

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8/12/2019 OSAC Analysis

Hong Kong has experienced over two months of protests - the largest protests the city has ever had. Groups sometimes as large as a million people have gathered to protests against what they feel is China's infringement o...

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7/30/2019 OSAC Analysis

OSAC looks at how crime, terrorism, and natural disasters might affect your work or study abroad experience in South Africa in this short piece meant for easy briefing for inexperienced or young travelers.

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7/26/2019 OSAC Analysis

Death and injuries resulting from traffic accidents constitute the largest risk to travelers overseas, surpassing even crime, civil unrest, and terrorism. This report serves to inform private-sector security managers of...

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7/22/2019 OSAC Analysis

With public Wi-Fi use an inevitable reality, it is important for users to maximize their personal security while accessing unsecured networks.

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6/27/2019 OSAC Analysis

Indirect fire, rockets, and mortars from surrounding actors have enough range to reach most major Israel cities. Israel employs an air raid siren system that activates in the event of rocket fire, but sirens don’t always...

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