PROTECT International Exhibition and Conference on
Security and Safety
was launched in 2005 by Leverage International in
partnership with the Anti-Terrorism Task Force (later to
become the Anti-Terrorism Council). This was in response
to increasing threats of terrorism following the 9-11
terrorist bombing of the World Trade Center in New York.
Recognizing that most critical infrastructures, the hard
targets of terrorists are owned and operated by the
private sector, this government-private sector
partnership was forged.
Over the years, amidst increasing challenges to security
arising from rapid IT developments cyberspace
particularly, and in the mobile world and social media,
and with increasing risks from pandemics, illegal
commerce, chemical and radiological threats and
turbulent natural disasters, the PROTECT series has
given attention also to these other types of risks to
business, government and society.
PROTECT brings to realization that all threats to
security must be a commonly - shared task between the
government and the private sector.
The PROTECT conference series on Doing Business Amidst
New Threats provides the forum for dialogue and network
thinking among concerned government agencies, managers
of critical infrastructures and those responsible for
security and safety of business, the community and our