Security Services

Protecting and saving lives through actionable insights & quality delivery

International SOS security experts understand your needs like no other partner: more than 30 years of experience gives us an unparalleled understanding of your security threats and risk challenges wherever they are, even in the most remote and fragile environments of the world - on land, at sea or in the air.

Together we can focus on prevention, helped by innovative technology and our expertise. We offer real-time, actionable intelligence and on-the-ground high quality delivery. In the event of extreme weather or a security incident, we provide an immediate response providing peace of mind. For your routine or emergency needs, our bespoke solutions can help you achieve greater productivity and resilience in a sustainable way with measurable return on investments.


Our services in action: helping you build resilience to global risks

the international sos security difference


Specialist notification, insight and analysis: delivered via alerts, reports, and forecasts as well as by direct, profile-specific advice through our Security Centres. All underpinned by a robust intelligence cycle and integrated intelligence and assistance planning processes.
Incident responsedelivered through our Security Centres and integrated with our Assistance Centres and extensive security and aviation provider network around the world. We provide immediate advice and end-to-end assistance in security, logistical and medical crises, all informed by in-depth operational planning and location insight and expertise.
Supporting readiness and resilience: optimal preparation through preventative assessments, development of security risk policies, and escalation plans.
Technology: latest technological solutions for security training, as well as location monitoring and communication with the mobile workforce. 
Local expertise: our 200 dedicated security professionals have extensive experience including crisis management, disaster management, corporate security, aviation & maritime security management, government emergency response, and operational intelligence.
One solution partner: medical and security risks most often come hand in hand. With International SOS, you have one point of contact for all issues concerning workforce resilience.

Integrated with our 27 Assistance Centres, our 200 security experts are based in our 33 Security Centres around the world. They seamlessly work with 5,200 medical professionals and over 90,000 global providers in over 200 countries & territories, providing timely and actionable security intelligence, analysis, advice and on-the-ground assistance. Click the icons on our interactive security capability map to see how we help our clients from each Security Centre.

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For our complete global capabilities, visit our location map.

hotel safety: workforce resilience

Hotel Security Advisor, just one feature of our Workforce Resilience service, provides an ever-increasing database of security assessed hotels, which weigh a hotel’s security measures against its dynamic threat environment. Explore our service.


Watch our special briefing on the geopolitical shifts in the Middle East and the global impact of recent events. The video provides our assessment on the situation, areas for potential escalation, and crucial advice on how to build resilience to the risks.

For our latest intelligence, you should refer to our most recent alerts or speak to our security teams around the world.


To protect the safety of a workforce, organisations should ensure that employees based in areas at-risk from natural hazards should be briefed on what to do in the event of an emergency, and understand the support available and its limitations.

For people in some locations, formal training might be necessary, including first aid and the use of emergency equipment.

increasing cyber crime: workforce resilience

Cyber security should be seen as one among many security threats that face organisations, particularly those with a large international workforce. 

Organisations can better develop defensive strategies to mitigate this risk, whether that is in the office or when their people are on assignment.


Our experts Dr Nikki Mepham, Medical Director, Sally Llewellyn, Regional Security Director EMEA and Shireen Advani Lee, General Manager, Legal, uncover the unique challenges, trends and advice for protecting and supporting female employees.