Risk Advisory and Consulting Services

Security Risk Assessment and Prevention

Risk is constantly evolving and unavoidable in today’s global business landscape. Understanding and distilling risk to its most relevant impact, and acting to minimize that impact, is crucial to business continuity.

Allied Universal® Risk Advisory and Consulting Services combine risk and threat assessment, prevention, and investigative practices developed over more than four decades with the extensive experience and knowledge of industry-leading consultants into a centralized practice with strategic focus on reducing risk. We help customers determine where and when risk is most likely to turn into threat and the most effective means to combat threat—arming organizations with the knowledge to make critical business decisions that ensure better risk management outcomes.

Leveraging the unmatched expertise of our veteran leaders with more than four decades of field experience, backing and resources of an over $18-billion plus security firm, and industry-leading best-practices from Allied Universal® Risk Advisory and Consulting Services, organizations can effectively identify and mitigate risk to prevent loss and protect people, infrastructure, and assets—locally, regionally, and globally.

The following practices integrate with, and augment, traditional security services and systems to present a comprehensive picture of risk and actionable solutions to enhance security program effectiveness and ROI.

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Allied Universal® helps customers identify and minimize vulnerabilities in physical security programs. Our consultative approach includes a professional assessment of the preparedness of security management, performance of security personnel, and the effectiveness of security policies and systems. We design and implement strategic risk management initiatives based on risk and risk-management principals, providing the rationale and framework for developing and expanding security programs in alignment with core business objectives.

  • Physical Security Assessment, Design & Engineering
  • Threat & Vulnerability Assessments
  • Corporate Security Program Reviews & Audits
  • Security Risk Consulting
  • Risk360®
  • Corporate Security as a Service (CSaaS)
  • Loss Prevention
  • Asset Protection Program Development & Reviews
  • Crisis Program Design & Management
  • IRS 132 Assessment
  • Fire and Life Safety Consulting / Training
  • Executive Protection

Specialized residential community security risk assessments and audits performed by Wackenhut™ in South Florida.

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Obtaining the proper business intelligence can make a difference in ensuring that investments, business relationships and transactions, and other major decisions lead to positive outcomes.  

Allied Universal® offers a variety of business investigation services to guide clients in mitigating risks, protecting assets and intellectual property, and making informed business decisions. We also assist our customers in responding to risk by providing business investigation intelligence in support of litigation and asset recovery efforts, with a wide range of litigation support services.

Allied Universal® Risk Advisory and Consulting Services leverage an extensive network of resources and open source information to prepare an analysis that can be used to assist in the decision-making process. Our product is flexible in its style, structure, content, and cost, all depending on the client’s business objective and budget.

  • Business Transaction Due Diligence
  • Fraud & Financial Crimes
  • Litigation Support
  • Personnel Background Inquiries
  • Workplace Related Issues & Exposure
  • Intellectual Property, Brand, & Product Protection
  • Asset Tracing & Recovery
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Compliance, Investigations & Training/Design
  • Digital Forensics
  • Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM)

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Allied Universal® Risk Advisory and Consulting Services, offers an Intelligence Practice responsible for providing bespoke and actionable intelligence to help clients mitigate risks and make the decisions they need to provide the safety and security of their enterprise.  Our Intelligence Practice provides a suite of offerings built on providing comprehensive situational awareness that allows for better informed decisions and delivers clarity in the midst of chaos. Our highly trained team, in our 24/7 operations centers, provide not only local and regional expertise, but a full breadth of topical knowledge in fields ranging from the maritime industry to oil and gas to cybersecurity. 

Along with our 24/7 situational awareness, our analysts are focused on providing relevant, valuable analysis and insight. This analysis helps distinguish threats from risks, prioritizes risks, and provides context during challenging and complex situations. Situational and operational support is further supported by proactive and strategic intelligence, designed to equip clients with early warnings of impending crises and potential mitigation measures before a crisis materializes. We also offer standalone intelligence services, including ad hoc support, monitoring technology, program development and implementation, staffing, and training in intelligence analysis.

  • Threat Monitoring  (Situational Awareness, Social Media & Deep Web)
  • Intelligence Analysis & Reporting
  • Training & Consulting
  • Embedded and Remote Analysts

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Threat, Disaster and Emergency Response

Proactive preparation and effective management of the security response before, during and after a high-risk event is crucial to safety, asset protection and business continuity. Allied Universal® Risk Advisory and Consulting Services professionals leverage extensive experience, technology and processes to help customers develop disaster and emergency response procedures and rapidly mobilize support resources in times of natural disaster, crisis, civil disturbance or strike/labor unrest. Established relationships with federal, state and local governments, along with law enforcement resources, enable us to coordinate effectively on behalf of customers, to help them recover quickly from critical events and minimize disruption to operations.

  • Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Response
  • Strike Preparations Guidelines
  • Civil Disturbance Protection (Armed/Unarmed)
  • High-Risk Site Protection
  • Rapid Response & Deployment
  • Specialized Asset Protection
  • Active Law Enforcement Services

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Risk Advisory Intelligence Reports Delivered to Your Inbox

Allied Universal® Risk Advisory and Consulting Services continuously examines the security risks associated with current events. From this research, we publish reports which examine notable demonstrations, social media activity, civil unrest, disturbances, etc. Take a minute to subscribe to these reports and have them delivered to your inbox to help keep yourself and your organization safe.

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