The State of the Union's Security

According to execs at risk consultants Kroll Inc., both the public and private sectors have miles to go in improving safety

Business is booming at Kroll Inc. these days. The Manhattan-based risk-consulting group has had a hand in everything from advising New York City officials on crisis plans to helping major corporations secure their premises. At a security briefing for dozens of journalists and clients on Nov. 13, chairman Jules Kroll admitted that a similar meeting six months ago might have filled one table. Kroll and Jerome Hauer, who heads Kroll's crisis and consequence group, spoke about the prospects for security and what companies should do to protect their people and assets.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.