Author Archives for Mario Bekes

Your world as you know it is over

Your world as you know it is over

February 5, 2021 7:57 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We can argue and discuss how life, business and social interactions were in the Pre-COVID world, however, none of this changes the fact that the world we know is over and we need to refocus our activity on positive things. To enable us to continue to go about our daily... View Article


Gaining a competitive business edge using information and some military intelligence know-how

February 19, 2019 5:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Human Intelligence Applications and Methods Successful companies win the hearts and minds of customers, shareholders and public opinion. When success starts to fade, it is often down to a lack of competitive business intelligence or intelligence being used more effectively by competitors. There is a plethora of business information systems,... View Article


Don’t forget the human – fighting industrial espionage and cyber crime

February 19, 2019 5:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Human Intelligence Applications and MethodsH By Mario Bekes, Director Insight Intelligence Industrial espionage has been in the news again recently with various reports about Huwaei’s activities1. At a time when businesses are investing multiple millions of dollars in data protection systems, are they overlooking some of the most basic forms... View Article


Trash Intelligence

January 31, 2019 5:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

All Intelligence is information, not all information is intelligence (Lowenthal, 2000) Trash can be a valuable source of intelligence but how can it be of value and what are the dangers people and businesses need to watch out for? In this article, we look at how to structure the management... View Article