Relax I have been participating in quite a few discussions lately about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and the … >>>
Over the years, with the added involvement of oil and gas companies, alongside government contracts, the role of the medic has evolved from working as a ‘team medic’ into a ‘Tier 2’ medic who carries a comprehensive medical kit & medications, and is able to function as a lone medic often in remote locations. These changes have caused multiple shifts in the industry standard and requirements to become a Tier 2 Medic. This should be a good thing but it also comes with pitfalls.
This past March, WikiLeaks dumped 8,761 CIA documents collectively known as “Vault 7.” These documents contained information about what was essentially the government agency’s armory of cyber threats.
They included malware, viruses and Trojans used for espionage purposes. More importantly, they had information about zero day vulnerabilities the CIA had been using to hack computers, tablets, smartphones and other devices for intelligence gathering purposes.
Our Global Risk partners, Drum Cussac, provide in-depth analysis of global risks, here is your summary of the last 30 days. Including: 40 dead in armed attack in Mali, 13 killed in Hostage situation in Mexico, Multiple Islamic State Militants killed in Iraq and explosion on a bus in Sweden.
Close protection operative has similar motivating forces to the psychotherapist. We are all in the helping professions, making people feel safer and calmer at difficult times in their lives. It’s a satisfying job that usually makes us feel good about ourselves and our abilities to help.
When it comes to a wardrobe fit for duty rule number one, you don’t buy it, you acquire it over time. In most cases, unless you have unlimited resources this will be a slow build for most agents. To help you in developing a detail ready wardrobe I offer the below considerations for both fit and function.
Being out of work for a long time is every security professionals nightmare. 90% of men and women on the protection … >>>
Specialist Interviewing IT was in the mid 1990’s when I had a ‘road to Damascus moment’ and realised how radical … >>>
For me, the last three months has seen some well earned time off and a chance to get over to the States and train … >>>
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Hostage taking awareness info for the Security Professional travelling abroad (pre and post capture) OVERVIEW I must … >>>
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In this article we will look at the rise in phone tapping, the use of Mobile Telephone monitoring software (spyware), … >>>
Here’s a question: How do you express something special and meaningful that has occurred during your time in the … >>>
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I’m currently working with the media near Mosul and I am reminded heavily of my time in Northern Iraq during the years … >>>
Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins. The moment every athlete wants to … >>>
Careful what you wish for… but wishing is not enough The celebrity protection business has allowed me the ability to … >>>