Anvil Traveler Threat Management Profile

By: Brian Karas, Published on Mar 20, 2017

A common component of enterprise security systems is traveler threat management, complementing the various physical security systems in place.

One of these providers is the Anvil Group who caters to organizations that send travelers to high-risk areas, offering services like pre-travel awareness planning, kidnap protection, or medical evacuations around the globe.

In this report, we examine The Anvil Group's offering, looking at their services, pricing, and fit.

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Anvil ***** ********

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Typical *********

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Pre-Travel ********

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Traveler / ****** ********

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SOS ******

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Threat ********

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Kidnap *** ********* **********

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Operator *********

***** *****'* ********, ******** operators *** *** ******** maps ** ******* ****** levels ** ******* *********, with **** ******* ** where ********* *** *******:

********* *** **** *** lists ** *** ****** travelers, *** **** ** details ** ******** ********* to *** *********** ** their ***********, ******* ****, or ***** ******* ***********.

 

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*****

******* *** ******* ** highly ******** ** ****** needs, **** ****** ***** on *** ****** ** travelers *** ******* *****. Anvil **** *** ******* customer **** ~$**,***/**** *** coverage, *** ***** *** range **** *** ******* for ************* **** * large ****** ** *********, or ******** ****** **** more ******* *********.

Free ***** ****** ******

***** ****** * **** daily **** ******** ********* via ***** *** ********* who **** ** ** aware ** ****-***** ********* without *********** ** *** service. ****** ** ***** to "**** ***** *******" under *** "*****" **** on****'* *******.

Anvil ***** ********

*** ******** ********* **** travel ** ********** *********, much *********** ***** *** security ******* ** ***** countries *** ** ***** online ******* ******* **** the *.*. ********** ** ***** ** **** *****'* *** free **********. ************, **** travelers **** **** * local *******, ** *** purpose ** ***** **** is ********* ** **** with *** ** **** people/companies, *** *** ******* additional ******** ** ****** to ***** *** ***, or ***** ** ****. Where *** ***** ***** offers *** **** ***** is ** ******* **** unforeseen **********, ****** ******* related ** ******** *******, ** when ********* ** *** have **** ***** ********, such ** ** ******** traveling ** ****** ****** equipment ** * ****** location. *** ***** *********, companies *** **** *****'* subscription ***** ** ** cost ********* ** ******* their ********* *** ******** other ******** ***********.

Comments (3)

Brian,

May I send this to the president of a non-profit with which I am affiliated?

Thanks,

 

Craig

Craig -

Sure that is fine. You can also send them a 30-day invite, which would allow them to read this, and any other articles they are interested in.

Thank you, Brian. Since the organization, SonSet Solutions, concentrates on another area, a 30-day invite probably won't be useful. (And I'm on a month-to-month subscription, so I cannot send them one, anyway.)

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