Organisations that improve their information security usually take measures to tighten company procedures, enhance the protection of their systems or even limit the physical access within their office. One crucial element of information security is often overlooked though: the human factor. In the end, even if all other procedures and systems are fully secured, your information could still be vulnerable through the people who have access to it.
Meet the Expert: Roelof Schuurman-Meeske
Roelof Schuurman-Meeske, Risk Consultant at Proximities knows the company from the inside out. He joined right after its establishment. After his master’s in international Relations, he became Proximities’ first employee and started working as an analyst. Since then, both Roelof and the company have grown considerably.
Business travel in 2021
After a lot of companies cancelled their business trips last year because of COVID-19, 2021 will be the year to restart international projects. Sadly, however, travelling for business will never be the same. The ongoing change is perhaps best illustrated by an example of a project of one of our clients in Israel.
Damen & Proximities
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What can the private sector learn from the military?
Know what you’re getting yourself into when doing business in high-risk areas”, says Daan Brink, former military officer and owner of the company Proximities......
Vaccine: Deciding Factors
Many politicians, government employees and corporate managers perceive the COVID-19 vaccine to be the ‘holy grail’ that will allow the world to return to business as usual. As a result, many of them are anxiously awaiting
Resumption of international flights
Multiple countries are reopening their airspace for international flights, despite the continuous growth of the number of daily new COVID-19 cases. This provides ample opportunities for companies to ensure business
Availability of commercial flights
Commercial flights are picking up pace again, although the availability of flights remains lower than before the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of flights has more than doubled since its low point in March. This means that business travel has become possible again in large parts of the world.
Restarting international projects
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international business operations has been enormous. As governments implemented entry restrictions and curbed internal freedom of movement, conducting international business became extremely challenging. Unable to navigate through the complex regulations, many companies scaled down or temporarily cancelled their operations. Although the virus will not disappear anytime soon, business...