Security Dynamics LLC to Expand Security & Counterterrorism Consulting Services

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In response to evolving terrorist threats directed at both the private and public sectors, Security Dynamics LLC – a premier counterterrorism and risk management consultancy – is expanding in size and scope. The Florida-based firm's enhanced services will focus on intermodal transportation, energy and petrochemical facilities, hotels and the hospitality industry, and schools and universities.

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Security Dynamics LLC, a strategic security and risk management advisory firm renowned for its team of counterterrorism and risk management experts, is increasing its global scope of operations in response to rapidly evolving terrorist and criminal threats, it was announced today by Kim E. Petersen, the firm’s Chairman and President.

“In the decade since 9/11, transnational terrorists and criminal organizations have shifted both their targeting and tactics in response to the Global War on Terrorism,” said Petersen. “The private and public sectors are facing an increasingly dangerous and credible threat that is evolving to counter US-led counterterrorism efforts. Security Dynamics is committed to providing our clients with 'best-in-class' assessments of their relative vulnerability to this threat, along with value-engineered crisis preparedness services that effectively mitigate risk to their organizations.” CNN International has described Mr. Petersen as, “one of the leading security and counterterrorism experts in the world”.

Plans include expanding into new countries and recruiting additional security and counterterrorism Subject Matter Experts and Senior Advisors. The firm's professional services presently include physical, personnel, and information security consulting that is not limited to systems engineering; crisis management; business continuity programs; security and compliance audits; ‘red-cell’ testing; cyber- and IT-security; penetration testing; and, training, drills, and exercise programs.

About Security Dynamics LLC:
First established in 1987, Security Dynamics LLC is a global security, counterterrorism, and risk management advisory firm with a professional staff that has performed threat and vulnerability assessments in over 90 countries. The firm advises industry and government clients on security and counterterrorism issues and is staffed with a global team of Subject Matter Experts and Senior Advisors who have previous high-level intelligence, military, law enforcement, and private sector expertise. These client advisors operate within sector-oriented practice groups that focus on:

  •          Infrastructure protection – including both government and private sectors;
  •         Supply chain security;
  •         Transportation security – including maritime, aviation, and rail;
  •         Energy and petrochemical security;
  •         Hotels and hospitality security; and,
  •         Security for schools and universities.

The firm's professional services include systems engineering; crisis management; business continuity programs; security and regulatory compliance audits; ‘red-cell’ testing; cyber-security; penetration testing; and, training, drills, and exercise programs.

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Security Dynamics LLC has offices in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, London, and the Caribbean. For more information about Security Dynamics LLC visit:

About Kim E. Petersen:
Kim E. Petersen has over 30-years of experience in security, counterterrorism, and intelligence. He has conducted threat and vulnerability assessments in over 50 countries, including most of the Middle East, and is recognized as one of the world’s leading security experts. His career has included senior staff positions with former US Secretaries of State Kissinger and Haig, and he has served as a senior staff member to the White House, US Senate, and US Defense Department in the areas of national security and intelligence. He is a former Captain in the Army’s Special Forces and is a service-disabled veteran.

Mr. Petersen is the founder of such companies as Mobius Security Group, SeaSecure, and HydroSEC. In recognition of his global work in security, Mr. Petersen was recognized by the US Secretary of Transportation and the DoT’s Director of Intelligence and Security with an award for “promoting maritime counterterrorism and raising the standards of transportation security throughout the world.” In 1996 he was named Governor Emeritus of the Maritime Security Council, an NGO that represents over 70% of the world’s shipping. He has served as a Senior Adjunct Instructor for security and counterterrorism at the US Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and is a former Visiting Professor at the United Nation’s World Maritime University in Malmø, Sweden.

With a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, he later attended Harvard Business School in addition to numerous government and military schools. Mr. Petersen is a sought after lecturer whose writings have been published in many periodicals, journals, and books. He has been featured on numerous news programs, such as CNN, BBC, NPR, ABC News, CBS News, NBC Nightly News, Fox News, CBS’s “Sixty Minutes,” and ABC’s “20/20”. For a complete biography, please refer to the Security Dynamics LLC website:

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Security Dynamics LLC
1620 W. Oakland Park Boulevard
Suite 200
Oakland Park, Florida 33311
Email: Info(at)SecurityDynamics(dot)us


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