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The Latest from Chameleon

The first half of 2013 has been busy at Chameleon.   PRODUCT REVIEW We have received a glowing review in the ASIS International Security Management magazine on our Security Questioning 101, online course. Please link here to read the full review.   SCHOOL SECURITY ASSESSMENTS Since the tragic shooting at Newtown, CT, twenty independent schools…

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Security Training in Israel

Israel has a well deserved reputation for its effective security systems and procedures. Through sheer necessity and a spirit of innovative, it has developed solutions that are sought out by countries and agencies, around the world. That’s one reason why bringing security professionals to Israel for training is so successful.   The Israeli approach to…

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The Threat List

At the heart of proactive security is the ability to frame security from the adversary’s perspective. Know how your enemy works and thinks, and plan accordingly. Chameleon’s consulting services and educational courses work around this very premise. We lead clients and students through methods that at the end of the day, for a given protected…

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Learn How to Make it Happen

Tourists come to Tel Aviv, also known as “The City that Never Sleeps” to enjoy its beaches and cafes, its museums, funky architecture, vibrant culture and night life. At the same time, Israel is a tiny country, with no shortage of enemies, often a target. Israelis may well be fun loving and irreverent, but they…

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Security Questioning 101

Questioning is a critical component of any effective security system. It’s a flexible, cost effective tool that also happens to be very powerful. Questioning puts a potential criminal or terrorist on the defensive. They know that the right questions can quickly reveal lying, malicious intent, and more.   Yet, as a skill, Questioning has been…

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Predictive Profiling Online Training

A client of ours, a Security Training Supervisor at a federal financial institution in the Midwest, called to chat. They have been using Chameleon’s Predictive Profiling Online course as part of their curriculum for about a year now, and he called to tell me how pleased he is with the program.   Tell me more,…

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Classroom in the Trenches

Some subjects do lend themselves to a classroom setting: philosophy, statistics and literature to name a few. I can learn what I need to about Immanuel Kant, calculating a standard deviation and the collected work of Tolstoy without leaving my seat. But other subjects cannot be learned nearly as well without application and practice: things…

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Chartrand St-Germain and Chameleon Team Up

Chameleon signed a teaming agreement with Chartrand St-Germain, a Quebec based consulting firm specialized in public and corporate security. Under the new agreement Chartrand St-Germain will translate and deliver Chameleon courses to the French Speaking market.   Last week (June 22-23, 2010), Chartrand St-Germain and Chameleon jointly delivered a Predictive Profiling and Security Questioning seminar…

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Predictive Profiling and Field Intelligence – The Military Application

Chameleon Associates provided the US Army 5/2 Stryker Brigade with Predictive Profiling and Field Intelligence Training as part of their Language Enabled Soldier Program. Parts of the training were conducted in Arabic. The training provided soldiers with tools to identify suspicion indicators in high risk environments. Here is the case study for the LES program…

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Chameleon Associates on BBC

The BBC2 has this month released a new documentary called How safe are our Skies? Detroit Flight 253, about the failed Christmas Terrorist Bombing on Northwest Airlines. Chameleon’s Amotz Brandes is featured in the documentary. As we all know, on Christmas Day 2009, a 23-year-old passenger on Northwest airlines attempted to detonate a device containing…

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