Boston, Mass. – Crisis response firm Global Rescue CEO Daniel Richards presented his views on travel risk management, integrated crisis response and how to keep employees and travelers safe from continually evolving global threats at the ASIS International 5th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition held in Dubai, UAE, this month. Global Rescue is a worldwide provider of integrated medical, security, transport, intelligence and crisis response services for corporations, governments and individuals.

Richards’ presentation, “Integrated Crisis Response: Protecting Employees from Today’s Evolving Security Risks,” highlighted a rapidly changing world in which international business operations are more vulnerable today than ever from the increased incidence and magnitude of natural disasters, political instability, terrorism, and cultural conflicts. Richards emphasized the importance of enterprise-wide emergency action planning, and strategies to review and test plans. In addition, he outlined effective situational awareness strategies, and the pros and cons of leveraging technology as an enabler of effective emergency communication. Richards also shared lessons learned and best practices from the thousands of successful medical and security emergency response operations that Global Rescue has conducted.

Other speakers included Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, the Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates, and Abdulrahman F. Al-Wuhaib, Senior Vice President of Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil and gas company.

ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities, and the public.

To learn more about Global Rescue and its integrated crisis response services, visit or call 617-459-4200.

About Global Rescue

Global Rescue is a worldwide provider of integrated medical, security, intelligence, travel risk management and crisis response services to corporations, governments and individuals. Founded in partnership with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Global Rescue’s unique operational model provides best-in-class services that identify, monitor and respond to potential threats. Global Rescue has provided medical and security support to clients during every globally significant crisis of the last decade. Memberships start at $119 and entitle members to rescue and transport services to their home hospital of choice.

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