PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — The terror attack in Manchester, England, is the latest example of terrorists going after a “target of opportunity.”
Lou Gentile is the CEO and founder of Corporate Security and Investigations. He joined Robert Mangino on the KDKA Afternoon News on Tuesday. Gentile explained that “you can’t protect yourself from everything, but you can have a heightened sense of awareness.”READ MORE: Pennsylvania Republicans Vote To Rebuke, Not Censure, Senator Pat Toomey Over Impeachment Vote Pine-Richland School Board Delays Vote On Return To Learning As Group Holds Rally Outside Meeting
That heightened sense of awareness is crucial in places like schools and large gatherings, which Gentile called “soft targets.” Soft targets are places that have little to no security that are vulnerable to attack.
Gentile stressed that “you can’t depend on government and security to protect us against everything,” you have to stay vigilant and aware.MORE NEWS: Revolution Pipeline Back In Service Nearly 2.5 Years After Explosion In Beaver County
Listen to the interview below: