The Human Lie Detector | Alan Saquella

Checking the suitability of candidates in the security sector using technology.

Criminal background checks are increasingly failing to predict success or even integrity in the workplace. So what options do we have to enhance the selection process and make sure you have the right people in positions to do the right job, as well as better predictors of integrity and success on the job.

Today’s guest is Alan Saquella, professor of corporate security, security investigations and interrogation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University- College of Business, Security and Intelligence.

More about Alan:

Alan Saquella is a Certified Protection Professional and Certified Polygraph Examiner. He is an enthusiastic influential security and investigations leader with more than 25 years of security and investigations experience in corporate and public organizations. Alan took early retirement after 16 years as the Security and Investigations Director at Cox Communications.

Alan is now an Assistant Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University- College of Business, Security and Intelligence. He has written numerous papers and articles on business security, employee safety, and internal fraud prevention and has been interviewed by several media entities on the same and related topics.  Alan provides advisement on subjects of security and safety training and fraud prevention services to multiple organizations and entities.


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