Securely Operating Overseas: Assess & Mitigate Risks in Emerging Markets [ASIS Webinar]

When:  May 5, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET)

Full Title

Securely Operating Overseas: How to Assess and Mitigate Risks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities in Emerging Markets


As business brings opportunities to higher risk emerging markets, organizations find themselves struggling to understand the risk posed to their overseas operations and enact the proper measures to protect its employees. Learn from security professionals with extensive experience in high and extreme risk locations on how to address the various challenges presented in securing overseas operations. From conducting a deliberate assessment of the risk environment to meeting the stringent mitigation measures in post-conflict and conflict regions. Take away methods for comprehensive threat mitigation, including, identifying and addressing stakeholder needs, vendor management, resiliency and effective security escalation management.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • At the end of the Overseas Security Assessment session, participants will be able to recognize risks to their overseas operations and perform better risk and vulnerability assessments for their organization.
  • After the session, participants will be able to build a checklist to assess the risks presented by various threats to operating in an overseas environment.
  • After the session, participants will be able to create a mitigation matrix based on the threats to operating in an overseas environment.

Credit Information

Completion of this webinar is eligible for 1 CPE credit.  CPE credits for ASIS-sponsored webinars will be updated in your user profile within 48 hours of completion.  Self-reporting of CPE credits is not required. 


German Castro
Regional Manager: Security Solutions, Central US
International SOS

German is responsible for the delivery of security consulting and training as well as for providing operational support to the Philadelphia Regional Security Centre (RSC). In his previous roles based in Africa and the Middle East, Germán effectively developed and oversaw intelligence networks across the region in order to better support client information requirements and their decision-making processes. He also developed the concept and operating procedures for the company’s first dedicated tactical intelligence desk.

Henning Snyman
Security Director Mid Atlantic
International SOS

Henning Snyman is Security Director, US South Atlantic, within the Americas region, for International SOS and Control Risks. Prior to joining the America’s team, Henning was the Security Director, Africa for International SOS and Control Risks based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Henning worked for over 20 years across Africa and the Middle East, gaining extensive experience within a range of complex environments in a risk management and consulting capacity. In his previous roles Henning utilized his extensive network to service clients across many verticals including government, aviation, logistics, and financial services, to name a few.

*Note:  Speakers and content are subject to change without notice.



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