A few times in my career I have been charged with purchasing vehicles for safely transporting clients. Sometimes the … >>>
Developing a morning practice is crucial for starting your day with a good intention and some semblance of control in an ever-demanding world; but what should it consist of and how do you implement it?
Industry News November 2019, At A Glance. We cast our eye over the main stories impacting the security industry. Here’s what’s appeared on the radar since the last issue.
Our Global Risk partners, Drum Cussac, provide in-depth analysis of global risks via in-house experts, cutting edge technology and through a comprehensive global source network. Here is your summary of the incidents you need to know about from the last 30 days.
The best protection against such SIM swapping methods is simple. Buy a dual SIM phone with a second pay-as-you-go number on a separate provider, which is used only for these authentication purposes. Since nothing is tying the number directly to you, it becomes much more challenging for an attacker to carry out a SIM swap.
You might be forgiven for thinking that a life on the frontline is exciting, even glamorous. And on occasion, it is. But for the most part, my job is nothing of the sort. It’s dangerous, it’s far from well paid, and it’s stressful. And I mean, stressful. Nothing focuses the mind more than the sight and sound of a guerrilla army and its arsenal of fully-automatic weapons. And nothing destroys the mind more than the sight of women, children and innocent civilians lying dead or dying at one’s feet.
One of the most dangerous things I have had to encounter when escorting a client is when you egress a nightclub … >>>
After a hard training session, I was having a well earned pint of Guinness with my Jujitsu Instructor. It was over this … >>>
Over the course of my career (17+ years), I have heard my fair share of complaints from potential clients indicating … >>>
In June 1920, the United States Congress passed the 18th amendment, (the Volstead act) and the start of … >>>
In 2005 three suicide bombers detonated body-borne improvised explosive devices (IED’s) in a busy tourist … >>>
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, … >>>
In Colombia, A Chance for Peace BOGOTÁ – The world’s longest-running armed conflict could soon be coming to an … >>>
I want to start this edition of Keeping Your Edge by giving you a glimpse into how my non-operational days go, those are … >>>
In part two of this article on anti-surveillance we shall look at anti-surveillance measures carried out when mobile in … >>>
Assad is seen as a dictator by many, pretty much the same as every other country’s leadership in the Region, even … >>>
All attacks happen at the same time: Now. If you intend to meet the attack, you must be there mentally, not just … >>>
The Science of Security Driving The researchers express driving skill as the percentage of the vehicle a driver can use … >>>
Personality: An internal disposition that guides a specific pattern of behaviour. Over many decades, psychologists … >>>
Let’s face it – everyone gets stressed out from time to time – whether they care to admit it or not. Research by the … >>>
I have many happy memories as a child going to church regularly being with my friends and family. One day however … >>>
Countering Sniper Operations The first step in countering snipers is for everyone to be aware of the threat. This is … >>>
The insider threat of crime to organisations is always present and can manifest itself in many ways. This has become … >>>
Every Protector yearns for the point in their career when they can lock in their dream client: One that will respect … >>>
I left school at the age of sixteen with just three, very poor, O levels. Following that I floundered around doing … >>>