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August, 2017

Providers Pivot and Partner in Travel Risk Mgmt. | The Company Dime
Published On 08/25/2017

Breaking into travel risk management is no easy task.  One startup whose leaders spoke at the 2016 Global Business Travel Association convention pivoted away from TRM.  Some are focusing on one TRM component and partnering for others.  It’s an active sector, with a few providers now targeting the small and medium enterprise market for the first time.  Heavyweight iJET International this year and last made three acquisitions.  In May 2016 it bought the WorldAware brand and book of business from Aon.  Later in 2016, iJET acquired U.K.’s red24.  This month it announced the purchase of Prescient Traveler…

Colombia's Insecurity Likely to Persist Despite FARC Disarmament | Dow Jones News
Published On 08/19/2017

Charlise Harris, intelligence analyst-Americas with iJET International writes - The United Nations Mission in Colombia announced June 26 that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) had completed its disarmament. The FARC has relinquished most of its territory and former guerrillas are beginning the process of rejoining Colombian society. Subscription required.

Barcelona Terror Attack | FOX 45 News Baltimore (WBFF)
Published On 08/18/2017

John Rose, COO of iJET International discusses the importance of being vigilant and prepared if your surroundings change unexpectantly.  What red flags to watch for and what to do if you find yourself in a threatening environment.

iJET Acquires Prescient Traveler Technology | Business Travel News
Published On 08/16/2017
iJET purchased Prescient Traveler technology from the broader compliance and risk mitigation firm Prescient. While iJET has specialized in early notice/advance warning of potential risk and disruptions for travelers, Prescient Traveler provides near real-time information to travelers as incidents occur, iJET president Bruce McIndoe told BTN.
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July, 2017

Operational Risk Management in Today's Dynamic Asymmetrical Environments | Security Director Magazine
Published On 08/15/2017

Mike Payne, CPP, iJET senior advisor, organizational resilience, global operations writes - Regardless of industry, the need to treat Operational Risk Management as an organizational process has become essential. This risk process provides clarity in identifying, prioritizing, and balancing the risk in any opportunity pursued. Of the many benefits, reducing the impacts of undesirable events is foremost. page 63

June, 2017

Risky Business | Business Travel Magazine
Published On 08/14/2017

George Taylor, iJET’s vice president of global operations, says: “I see the need to account for employees’ whereabouts evolving beyond only high-risk travel.  Attacks in Europe and other high-risk locations have demonstrated that crisis situations can happen anywhere.  “While full-time tracking may not be necessary, the ability to turn on a tracking feature in times of crisis will become increasing relevant.” Adds Taylor. page 17

3 Things to Know as Trump's Revised Travel Ban Takes Effect | TIME
Published On 06/27/2017

This time should be different, according to Bruce McIndoe, president of travel risk management and security company iJET International. "This is not going to be a chaotic mess like we saw earlier this year," he said. "[This version] is limited, and the Administration is going to be a little more savvy about its implementation." 

iJET Names New CEO as Demand for Risk Services Expands | The Wall Street Journal's Risk & Compliance Journal
Published On 06/07/2017
IJET International Inc., a risk consulting firm backed by private-equity shop LLR Partners, has named a new chief executive as it looks to capitalize on growing demand for risk services, the company told The Wall Street Journal. Benjamin Allen has taken over from co-founder and previous CEO Bruce McIndoe, who now serves as president.  
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ITIJ TV News Update 07 June 2017 | ITIJ
Published On 06/06/2017

Bob Howell, senior advisor, critical operations, global operations provides a current global threat update on additional terrorist attacks.  

Are You Doing Enough to Address the Information Risks at Your Conference | PCMA
Published On 06/05/2017

Bruce McIndoe, president of global risk management firm iJET, provides hacking security tips at the PCMA Education Conference in June 2017.