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  • Course Length: 240 mins

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While terrorist attacks may appear sudden, the reality is quite different. Terrorists meticulously assess various factors before selecting their targets and planning their attacks. In this course, our goal is to provide you with a distinct perspective on the surveillance activities employed by terrorists and criminals when identifying potential targets.

Contrary to the apparent randomness of attacks, terrorist actions are well-coordinated endeavors, similar to criminal activities such as home burglaries, but with an even higher degree of tactical and strategic planning. Why are we exploring this topic, you might wonder? The answer is simple: understanding hostile surveillance is our primary tool for detecting, preventing, and responding to crime and terrorist threats.

In a world where attacks can catch us off guard, acquiring knowledge about hostile surveillance tactics is absolutely crucial. Join us in this course to better equip yourself and your organization against hostile surveillance threats. So, let’s dive in and get started.

  • Course Introduction
  • The importance
  • Target selection
  • Factors affecting target selection
  • Attack planning cycle
  • Intelligence gathering
  • Hostile surveillance
  • Types of hostile surveillance
  • Surveillance from the adversary perspective
  • Suspicious indicators
  • Detection of surveillance
  • Issues running surveillance operation
  • Situational awareness and observation
  • Surveillance countermeasures
  • Suspect handling
  • Course Summary

Yaniv Peretz Course Instructor

Yaniv Peretz Course Instructor

Yaniv Peretz is a highly-skilled security professional with over 25 years of experience, known for his illustrious career in the industry. From his military service in the renowned Golani brigade to his role as a security attaché in the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yaniv has displayed expertise and dedication in various international capacities. He has been deployed to embassies worldwide and played a leading role in counter-terrorism consultations following the Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist attacks in Mumbai.

Yaniv’s corporate journey includes serving as the Head of Security for Oerlikon in Shanghai and New York, where he managed company security, fraud investigations, and export control. He later established Lorin, a Singapore and Israel-based security company specializing in physical security design. With a focus on security technology design and digital transformation, Yaniv has provided consultation and oversight for numerous commercial, residential, and industrial sites. His impressive portfolio includes the design and implementation of command centers for managed security and operations services, with notable projects such as Jem Mall Compass Heights, Bukit Timah Plaza, and Eco-Tech@Sunview. Yaniv’s expertise has earned Lorin recognition from government ministries and prestigious awards, including recognition by the Singapore Stock Exchanges and honors in the Industry Digital Plan, Video Analytics Implementation, and Job Redesign categories.

Aside from his practical achievements, Yaniv is actively involved in education and training within the security industry. As the founder of the Counter Terrorism Certification Board, he has developed internationally recognized programs such as the Certified Counter Terrorism Practitioner (CCTP) and Certified Physical Security Consultant (CPSC) certifications. He authored the Complete Counter Terrorism Guide in 2018 and serves as the Operational Director of The Counter Terrorist Magazine – Asia Pacific Edition. Yaniv’s extensive knowledge and experience make him a sought-after speaker at security conferences, universities, and events, while his media interviews establish him as a subject matter expert in digital transformation, security, and terrorism. Additionally, he holds board positions in esteemed associations and organizations such as the Security Systems Association of Singapore (SSAS), the Security Consultants Accreditation Board, and Counter Terrorism Certification Board. Notably, Yaniv Peretz is listed as a Security Consultant meeting the General Competence Requirement for a Competent Person by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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