The year 2015 has demonstrated that kidnap for ransom is a threat that is here to stay. For 2016, Aegis Response has identified two factors that will significantly affect the threat landscape: technology and the Islamic State. For companies operating in areas where abduction is a risk, these two developments are likely to have a marked effect on preventing and resolving kidnap for ransom incidents.
The accelerated increase in the use of technology is already having an impact on how traditional kidnap for ransoms are perpetrated and managed. On the one hand, this can be positive for both the potential victims and for those seeking to release them.… Seguir leyendo »