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

Author: Mario Bekes

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

Author: Mario Bekes

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


Using military know-how to reduce your reputational risk

Author: Mario Bekes

Reputational risk, and how to mitigate it, is a frequent topic at the boardroom table. It is a risk which could affect anyone, particularly high profile corporations and government agencies. The impacts are wide ranging including financial loss, lost revenue, increased operating and regulatory costs and most importantly loss of... View Article


Understanding Key Intelligence Needs (Surveillance Investigations)

Author: Mario Bekes

In our current environment the key to survival for an organisation depends on their ability to see the bigger picture and this is particularly so for insurance companies and claims agencies. Claims are ongoing on a daily basis regardless if it is worker’s compensation, life insurance, public liability or third... View Article