Welcome to our LECMgt blog site, which we will routinely update with new industry-related stories thought to be of interest and importance to you. Our objective is to expand your knowledge and awareness of best practices in wargaming exercises, threat assessment and emergency planning.

Wargaming Hybrid Warfare

Wargaming Hybrid Warfare by Roger Mason PhD What does a microcomputer, a backhoe, the Himalayas, and a motorcycle gang have in common?  They were all part of hybrid warfare campaigns. Hybrid warfare employs traditional and non-conventional tactics to destabilize the adversary. The heart of the hybrid strategy is the synchronization of effects like cyber-attacks, propaganda,…

Redefining Mission Critical: Managing Simultaneous Disasters

Redefining Mission Critical: Managing Simultaneous Disasters by Roger Mason PhD Introduction As an emergency manager, your job is to prepare for and manage emergencies. The current Covid-19 pandemic is an emergency that has our attention. What if another disaster occurs during the pandemic? Historic models indicate the current pandemic may pass through several waves over…

Protecting Your Faith Community: Building a Successful Security Team

Protecting Your Faith Community: Building a Successful Security Team by Roger Mason PhD Introduction Your faith community has decided to organize a security team. The mission of this team is to protect your community from a variety of threats. Six critical factors can improve the capabilities of your team and increase your margin of safety.…

LECMgt 2019: A Year in Review

Introduction A recent visitor to our offices asked, “So, what exactly do you do here?” The answer is we do many exciting things in interesting places. Here is the LECMgt report for 2019.  Cyber Crisis 2019 began with a critical incident on New Years Day. Roger Mason was in Atlanta to brief a client on…

The 2019 UK Connections Conference

The 2019 UK Connections wargaming conference was held September 7-9 at King’s College, London. The US, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom host Connections conferences. These conferences bring together conflict simulators, military strategists, and business decision-makers. This year’s UK Connections conference included participants from 22 nations.  So, what is wargaming, and why are…

Notes from the Noteworthy: Rex Brynen and PAXsims

Notes from the Noteworthy: Rex Brynen and PAXsims In 2010, Professor Rex Brynen of McGill University founded PAXsims. PAXsims is a blog site devoted to peace, conflict, humanitarian, and development simulations and serious games for education, training, and policy analysis. Rex founded his blog site to share information and network with other academics and simulation…

Roger Mason’s “Notes from the Noteworthy”

Roger Mason’s “Notes from the Noteworthy” In the past fourteen years, my career with LECMgt has taken me around the world. One of the greatest privileges is meeting some of the most interesting and influential people in a variety of disciplines. I will be sharing some of my conversations with experts in wargames, simulations, cyber…