SOTCON is an internationally operating German security and consulting company which is specialized in education, training, consulting, operative services and the procurement of security equipment. Our clients are national and international authorities, organizations and private companies.
Our team consists of highly qualified and experienced consultants, trainers and emergency service providers. They are specialists, who can draw on many years of practical, field experience as operators and instructors.
We also provide operative travel risk and security management solutions for companies, public authorities, institutions and organizations during foreign assignments. In this case, we cooperate with a highly reliable network of local security forces. SOTCON’s operational capacities are far-reaching, as its on-the-ground network extends from South America to the African continent, as well as Russia.
We develop case-specific strategic security concepts and handle their operative enforcement, based on a detailed assessment of each client’s individual needs. Our approach, which is founded on identifying all potential risks and on careful planning, begins by addressing the following questions:
National and International
Review of Already Existing
Comprehensive Security and
Holistic security concepts for:
Administration facilities, production facilities and other locations at home and abroad
Risk analysis for national and international locations
Guidance in choosing appropriate security technology and equipment, communications and cyber-security applications
We support you in setting up a professional security management for your commitments abroad by:
Preparing the staff for assignments abroad
Auditing itineraries, consulting on travel and route planning
Repatriation in case of emergency
Crisis and emergency management
Security escort on business trips
International emergency hotline for security-related emergencies.
Identification and evaluation of significant security incidents,
assistance and support in case of emergency for all travelers by:
Professional evaluation of the situation, proactive risk assessment
Guidance and instruction on risk-minimizing and security-aware behaviors
Organization and facilitation of further on-site support
Evacuation from crisis regions
Emergency management in case of kidnapping and in hostage situations
Flexible return transport by plane, even from crisis regions
SOTCON’s experts provide you with specific information
in case of damages by criminal intent through:
Public and undercover investigations
Inquiries and interviews
Surveillance and relevant information and evidence collection
Evidence evaluation and analysis
Intelligent crime investigation
Return of property
Preparing material and evidence for use in court and other legal purposes
Preparing material and facts for evidential purpose in court
Important note: All activities and services provided by SOTCON are in strict compliance with the relevant legal framework that may apply to each case.
We create a security concept which is efficiently enforceable with minimal impact on your routine and individually tailored to your personal needs.
Thorough vulnerability analysis
Upgrade and optimization of security standards and processes
Integration of security techniques, routines and equipment for the protection of land, office, home and vehicles
Deployment of personal security forces
Professional instruction on risk-conscious behaviors, behavioral security training
Our aim is to deliver an effective and drastic improvement of your safety standards, without affecting your professional routine and commitments nor your convenience in your private life.
In other words, “Peace of mind”.
Instilling a security culture in your organization.
Training concepts to increase employee awareness of security-related issues and relevant risks
Analyzing and evaluating the skill level of existing security personnel
Breach prevention courses, cyber- and physical risk analysis, proactive and defensive strategies
Behavioral training for expatriates and business travelers
Providing training programs for security staff.
Training courses for legal issues
Communication and conflict handling
Increasing awareness of potential risks
Tactical response and intervention measures training
Courses on critical incident management, tailored to the specific profile and risk factors of the client
Over several years, we have established a deep mutual trust with the representatives of various regions within the country. This is why SOTCON is in the advantageous position of being able to offer all types of support, both operationally on the ground and in an advisory role. Services range from contact management to transport security and personal protection, as well as evacuation procedures, which we already have successfully completed.
Thanks to SOTCON’s long-standing personal and professional contacts in politics, business and the operational base of the country, we are able to support companies and organizations as part of their commitment in Somalia and provide complete security solutions. SOTCON provides active support in sea, air and land transport, the protection of property, personal security, as well as tailored solutions and critical incident support such as imminent threat assessment, evacuations, negotiation and hostage situation management.
SOTCON also helps its institutional, corporate and non-governmental clients navigate the difficult terrain, economically, politically, logistically, and technologically. As we specialize in unstable and transitional environments, we are able to provide advice and practical guidance in, amongst other fields, policy development and enforcement, campaign management, social, economic and outreach programs and long-term positioning strategies. With our extensive network of professionals and experts all over the world, we provide holistic solutions that can turn even the most challenging circumstances around.