08 Jun Death threats – getting info for threat assessments.
There’s nothing that can get your attention like an immediate death threat. Sometimes they seem random, like that aircraft crash that is moments away. Others are really personal like a guy with a gun pointed at you. Having survived these and a few others I feel qualified to say I know how it feels.
Threat assessment is the process of jumping into the middle of a threat situation and estimating the probability of different outcomes. We were recently involved in one of these where explicit death threats were received. It is important to retain professionals who understand the psychological, legal, and business issues that are involved. We recommended local threat assessment practitioners.
Our contribution to these assessments can be to gather computer and mobile device clues. These clues can help to define a path for threat mitigation.
Check out our local threat management chapter at ATAP