Our flagship Personal Security in Hostile Environments (HEAT/HEFAT) course for NGO workers and journalists gives students the skills that they need to work safely and confidently in challenging situations and violent environments. Please register your interest now for a course running from 6 to 11 August in the United Kingdom.
Over the last 12 months, Open Briefing has undertaken a diverse range of new activities in a short amount of time, which has required a considerable degree of internal organisational focus. We are proud that during this time we have managed to maintain the level of external activity that we have. We have now published our annual report for 2016-17, which outlines some of our key successes.
Due to an increase in the number of enquiries Open Briefing is receiving about safety and security from human rights organisations and other NGOs, we urgently need to recruit three highly-experienced security risk management consultants to help organisations develop effective security management systems and risk assessment procedures to ensure the safety of staff in the field.
Due to an increase in the number of enquiries Open Briefing is receiving about cyber security from human rights organisations and other NGOs, we urgently need to recruit three highly-experienced cyber security consultants to help organisations ensure the secure storage and transfer of sensitive digital information and secure communications.
Our flagship Hostile Environment, Remote Environment and First Aid Training (HEAT/HEFAT) course for NGO workers and journalists gives students the skills that they need to work safely and confidently in challenging situations. Please register your interest now for a course from 30 April to 5 May in the United Kingdom.
The United States, France and other powers are quietly carrying out remote warfare in the form of drone operations and special forces deployments in support of Nigerian and regional coalition efforts against Boko Haram. Open Briefing is launching a new project that will detail our assessment of key developments in the operations and the evolving nature and effectiveness of the complex coalitions against Boko Haram.
Open Briefing is pleased to offer tenants of Development House in central London a cyber security survival workshop on 30 March 2017. Owned and managed by the Ethical Property Company, Development House is home to 30 aid agencies, human rights groups, peace organisations and other NGOs. Tenants can book their place now.
How do we keep our staff safe? What do we do if the worst happens? Open Briefing can assist all NGOs – large and small – with security risk management. We can undertake a risk assessment and help you implement cost-effective security risk mitigation measures that range from hostile environment awareness training (HEAT) to medical and crisis response travel insurance.