Travel Safety and Security for Traveling Abroad
Individuals from all parts of the globe look to broaden their outlook and obtain a sense of adventure when traveling abroad for either vacation or business purposes. Unfortunately, travelers from different cultures find themselves as targets to aggressors who excel at studying vulnerable targets. This webinar will examine statistics and safety and security techniques that will keep travelers safe until returning home.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
- Identify the growing threats facing individuals traveling abroad
- List pre-travel safety and security preparations
- Describe security awareness techniques and best practices.
Matthew Porcelli, CPP has been in the private security sector since 2009. Matthew started as a security officer and quickly worked his way up to security supervisor in 2011. In 2014 Matthew became a Security Operations Manager at Newark Liberty International Airport where he and his security agents were responsible for the contracted security services for eight international airlines. Working alongside the Department of Homeland Security and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, he has been involved with emergency and table top exercises and trained aviation security agents. After his work at Newark Airport, Matthew remained as a Security Operations Manager overseeing 57 client locations across Northwestern New Jersey ranging from global headquarters to executive protection details. Matthew currently works as a Security Manager NJ where he oversees a security team providing security for property management. Matthew received his Masters Degree in Administration of Justice and Security from the University of Phoenix in 2014 and his Certified Protection Professional (CPP) in 2016. Matthew serves in various roles on four councils with ASIS International: The Young Professionals Council, the Cultural Properties Council, the Global Terrorism/Political Instability/International Crime Council, and the Crime and Loss Prevention Council.