Many security practices have transitioned from in-person to online to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began. However, this virtualization can present high security risks when site surveys are conducted online.
Millions of people will travel all over the world for business throughout 2020, and it’s not without its risks. International SOS recently released its annual Travel Risk Outlook, unveiling the top threats business travelers will face this year. Today, we’ll look at the leading three predicted risks and the critical role that prevention plays in protecting employees against these threats as it relates to Duty of Care.
Nearly 70 percent of travel buyers say their business travelers have been affected by a payment-related data breach from an outside vendor such as an airline, hotel or retailer in the past year, according to new research from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).
Threats such as personal health, safety, and security, as well as disruptive events like protests, civil unrest, and weather can pose significant risk to travelers any time they leave their home or office.
As the pace of business accelerates, more companies are relying on internationally mobile employees, commonly referred to as "extended business travelers," or EBTs, to complete a wide range of projects, from expanding into new markets to training global staff.