Real-Time Intelligence on Terrorist Incidents

All security professionals worth their salt need to key an eye on global security events, especially terrorist acts that might present an immediate risk to company assets or globe-trotting executives. So it’s definitely worth adding Global Incident Map to your Google Favorites list.

This remarkable site is a free service intended “to give the public, law enforcement, military and government individuals a new way to visualize, and become instantly aware of terrorism and security incidents across the world”. It blends together news feeds, Google Earth images and other data to deliver an up-to-date visual summary of terrorist incidents and other suspicious activity across the world. It looks to be a useful addition to any crisis room.

Now, if we could just have one of these maps for cyber-incidents…