David M. Luna, President & CEO, Luna Global Networks Chair, GTDW Anti-Illicit Trade and Brand Protection Summit Abu Dhabi, UAE 20 November 2018 Good morning. Your Excellencies,… Read more “The Fundamental Transformation of Illicit Trade Necessitates Net-Centric Partnerships and Strategic Alliances”
Fighting Illicit Trade and Corruption: National Security Threats to Countries, Destabilizing Impacts to Markets, and Wicked Harms to Consumers
Illicit trade is a serious threat that feeds a booming multi-trillion dollar global illegal economy and harms every market PRESS RELEASE OCT 8, 2018 08:00 EDT WASHINGTON, October… Read more “Luna Global Networks Bridging Partnerships and Strategic Alliances to Counter Illicit Trade and the Global Illegal Economy”
The illegal trade and contraband are destabilizing threats that help fuel corruption, organized crime, and terrorism and lead to greater insecurity and instability around the world. The dirty profits from narcotics have enabled today’s criminals to build their illicit empires and diversify their criminal portfolios into other illicit trade areas including human trafficking and prostitution, counterfeiting, and money laundering. Through strategic alliances, we can all fight back more forcefully on all levels across security landscapes and through more multi-dimensional, and coordinated courses of action.
On Labor Day, we celebrate the successes of all working Americans who have built this country to greatness since the birth of our nation. We have fought… Read more “Luna Global Networks’ Labor Day Message: 3 September 2018”
As tens of millions of children begin another school year across the United States, and as we celebrate another cherished national holiday, Labor Day, September 3rd, Luna… Read more “Fighting Human Trafficking: Safeguarding Our Children against Criminal Predators”
Building on the opening remarks of Director-General MIchael Møller (United Nations Office at Geneva) at the recent Sport Integrity Forum IV, Luna Global Networks underscored how the positive power of sport can serve as a multiplier force to inspire and transform societies and act as a catalyst for peace and security, by reinforcing and advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
David M. Luna, president and CEO of Luna Global Networks & Convergence Strategies LLC, will chair and provide leadership for the committee, which will be made up of executives from USCIB’s broad-based membership.
Given the harms across numerous security threat landscapes, Luna Global Networks (LGN) will become a partner of SIRIO, working with UNICRI to promote cooperation across sectors and cohosting a series of dynamic dialogues with the hi-tech sector and other interested industries and communities to combat illicit trade by harnessing and leveraging innovative technologies such as blockchain, AI, and predictive analytics help to better inform evidence-based research and intelligence assessments, policies, capabilities, capacities, and training and educational awareness campaigns.
Transformative technologies such as blockchain, track and trace, advanced analytics, network mapping, and data visualization are also very powerful tools that can help law enforcement communities and industries to identify emerging trends and patterns to anticipate threats, to target specific illicit hubs, and to investigate bad actors engaged in various cross-border trafficking crimes.