Providing protective services requires a mind set that differs dramatically from the norm. This line of work demands a forward-thinking anticipation of what might occur and developing solutions on how to mitigate those risks. How does this differ from the norm? Half of the people on this planet are categorized into below average intelligence. Humor […]
A stable career in Corporate Executive Protection, more often than not with standard hours, reasonable expectations and a healthy benefits package, or the wild and unpredictable world of Celebrity Protection with its Long hours, temperamental clients, and a job description that includes pretty much everything but the kitchen sink.
Basic Life Support (BLS) training is something we’ve all undertaken as part of maintaining our employment skill set. It is widely accepted that these skills diminish over 3 – 6 months after initial training. Therefore, it’s important to refresh them skills on a regular basis.
When tasked with Vehicle Selection for a client you immediately imagine ‘kid in a candy store’, right? But get it wrong and there are serious repercussions. This is a list of considerations that I’ve used to ensure I’m recommending the vehicle that the client needs, which might be different to what they think they want!
For those of us who use cameras in our professional work, particularly when conducting surveillance tasks you’re going to need something a bit more powerful than a compact. Choosing the best camera for surveillance can be mind-boggling.
Choosing Camera Lenses for Surveillance is equally, if not more, important than choosing the camera body. Two of the most important considerations are the focal length and the speed.
Many clients feel uncomfortable with highly visible or “overt” protective details. Some may even ask you to be so invisible that they don’t know you are there. But what are covert protective details? As you’ll discover, it’s not a case of ‘one size fits all’!
Our Intelligence and Analysis Partner, Drum Cussac provides in-depth analysis of global risks via in-house experts, cutting edge technology and a comprehensive global source network. Global Risk Roundup, November 2018 Edition.
We last heard from Jon back in 2013 as he was setting out on his quest to make the career jump from security management to medical responder. At that time he’d just taken his first serious steps in completing a Pre Hospital Medical Technician course, so we thought now would be a good time to […]
As a Protection Specialist, are you training to develop your skills or are you lying to yourself and your clients about your readiness? Poor security and protection fools no one but the person providing it. Commit to training and making an investment in your future.