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  • Will US sanctions stop Chinese espionage

    Posted on August 12th, 2018

    An interesting question. Will trade sanctions stop Chinese corporate espionage or will the activity increase? My view is sanctions will create the environment where the Chinese will be more incentivised to obtain commercial secrets, not less

  • Corporate Espionage targeting the US on the increase

    Posted on July 28th, 2018

    It is reported that China, Russia and Iran are intensifying corporate spying in the US and this will be the same for other western countries. They will also be targeting business travellers, so companies must make sure their personnel have the counter espionage knowledge before travelling to mitigate this risk.

  • Rare appearance of the Head of MOSSAD.

    Posted on June 16th, 2018

    The Director of Mossad Yossi Cohen makes a rare appearance at the International Conference of Internal Security Ministers in Jerusalem.

  • Hostile Environment and Awareness Training

    Posted on May 12th, 2018

    Futurum is pleased to announce our new Hostile Environment and Awareness Training (HEAT or HET) training portfolio. The courses are suitable for personnel from all sectors including oil and gas, construction, financial services, Non-government (NGO’s) and humanitarian organisations, agriculture, transportation and manufacturing.

  • China's Extensive Corporate Espionage Revealed

    Posted on April 29th, 2018

    China is continuing to proactively engage in corporate espionage and the latest report commissioned by the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCESRC) reveals the extent of this and makes interesting reading. But it's not just China. A lot of countries actively target western companies and their personnel, whether at home or when they are travelling, to covertly acquire trade secrets. This includes technical surveillance measures and covert elicitation techniques. All organisations who wish to protect their sensitive data and IP need to get some expert counter intelligence advice. This is where we can help. Email enquiries@futurumglobal.com for further information

  • Milipol 2018 in Doha

    Posted on April 28th, 2018

    We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting again at Milipol in Qatar. The dates this year are the 29th to 31st October and we look forward to meeting delegations from across the region. To book an appointment for a personal meeting please email ashley.croft@futurumglobal.com

  • The Threats from Corporate espionage

    Posted on April 7th, 2018

    This is a good article that articulates well the threats from corporate espionage and how wide that threat is. All organisations should consider doing a risk assessment to assess their vulnerabilities to theft of trade secrets and then develop and proportionate but effective strategy for mitigating those risks.

  • Expeditionary surveillance

    Posted on April 5th, 2018

    Futurum is pleased to announce that we have added the highly specialised area of expeditionary surveillance to our covert tradecraft training portfolio. For further information please contact us at enquiries@futurumglobal.com

  • Member of UK Special Forces killed in Syria

    Posted on March 31st, 2018

    Sad to hear of UK serviceman killed in Syria. UK Special Forces are risking their lives daily to make our lives safer and often without the recognition they deserve, for good operational reasons. A big thank you to all these brave soldiers.

  • Social media profiles to be examined in US visa applications

    Posted on March 31st, 2018

    Interesting that the US is considering requiring visa applicants to provide details of social media profiles they have held over the previous five years. The need to understand the digital footprint and the impact of social media posts has just got bigger I think, and I wonder which countries will quickly follow the US lead.