January 2013 and I am sitting in the back of a Toyota Prada on the outskirts of ill-famed Cité Soleil in Port-au-Prince, … >>>
Rule number one when it comes to disaster management – preparation beats the hell out of managing in the crisis. Now is the perfect time to start preparing while there is no critical emergency or natural disaster. When it comes to disaster preparedness I think about the Family, the Dwelling, the Environment, Critical Stuff and the Plan.
Addiction. Mental Illness. What comes to mind when you hear those words? According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 1 in 5 Americans experience a form mental illness within a given year, while about 21% of 13-18 year olds experience a serious mental illness.
Our Global Risk partners, Drum Cussac, provide in-depth analysis of global risks, here is your summary of the last 30 days. Including: Suicide Explosion in Somalia, Gunmen attack market in DRC, Bar shooting in Brazil, and campus shooting in North Carolina.
I’ve harnessed the knowledge and experience I’ve gleaned through two decades of Special Forces soldiering, and nearly twenty years as a private security adviser working in conflict zones around the world to advocate for a formula-guided, options-based response plan to mass shootings. I’ve taught these techniques to diplomats, the media, executives, NGO’s etc.
2017 has been an interesting year for politics, particularly American politics. On these shores, we had an election for the history books, one which pitted the wife of a former President against a billionaire reality show host.
The Security Industry Authority currently requires all those who apply for a licence to be in possession of a recognised … >>>
Being out of work for a long time is every security professionals nightmare. 90% of men and women on the protection … >>>
This past March, WikiLeaks dumped 8,761 CIA documents collectively known as “Vault 7.” These documents contained … >>>
It is inevitable that in the close protection business you will spend time in domestic and international hotels of some … >>>
Having just returned from six months security consultancy and executive protection work in some of the darkest corners … >>>
At some point in our careers, those of us working in a protective capacity will likely receive a call to … >>>
Our Global Risk partners, Drum Cussac, provide in-depth analysis of global risks via in-house experts, cutting edge … >>>
If you work in an environment where people are likely to get physically injured, then it stands to reason you would want … >>>
The majority of attacks on mobile devices focused on human exploitation, as found in the Proofpoint Human Factor Report. … >>>
INTRODUCTION Given the recent atrocities that we’ve all seen covered by the world’s media. Mass shootings in New … >>>
2017 has been an interesting year for politics, particularly American politics. On these shores, we had an election for … >>>
More now than ever, church security is an issue that must be addressed in our modern society. Most recently in … >>>
An Interview with Peter Moore On May 29, 2007, IT consultant Peter Moore and four bodyguards, all British … >>>
We cast our eye over the main stories impacting the security industry. Here's what's appeared on the radar since the … >>>
Democratic Republic of Congo Dozens Killed and Injured Following Train Derailment in Kasai Occidental Province At … >>>
The nuances of personal protection and the specialist options available to High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI’s), VIPs and … >>>
I am sure there are those who initially looked at the title of this article dismissed it as something that will never … >>>
In recent years there has been a surge of acid attacks in London and the surrounding areas. Understandably this has … >>>
It seems a strange anomaly to me that as a Close Protection Officer there is no requirement for me to have any physical … >>>