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 […]
In the United States, expectations rise when people see the letters EPS following the name of someone who performs executive protection professionally. Ideally, Executive Protection Specialists earn the right to use the post-nominal letters EPS because they have a hefty amount of training and experience in personal safety as a discipline. To uninformed and unsuspecting […]
No one wants to think about someone opening fire at their child’s school and I’m no exception. That’s why I’ve harnessed the knowledge and experience I’ve gleaned through two decades of Special Forces soldiering to advocate for a formula for surviving school shootings: Speed + Distance = Survival. When a shooter opens fire, you have one chance, and one chance only to get it right.
The security challenges of Bleisure Travel (combining business travel with leisure time), is a challenging prospect for those working in security, risk and business continuity roles. Bleisure is a growing trend, with just under half of all business travellers now routinely extending their trips by a couple days.
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, October 2018 Edition.
This one’s for your family is a support guide for the loved ones and families of active protection agents who wait at home and pray for your safety.
This article will address the most common mistakes made by Protection professionals while searching and applying for jobs. I will not pull any punches here so if you don’t do well with constructive criticism or feel the need to argue with the scores of people I contacted to write this article, read something else. On […]
Several times I’ve been charged with purchasing vehicles for safely transporting clients, here are my tips for vehicle selection for security professionals.
What is the state of our industry? Where are we headed? What are the emerging trends? Take a peek behind the curtain of the Close Protection Industry.
The challenges of ensuring the safety of vulnerable travellers will change from trip to trip, so it’s important to remain flexible. However, there are some important steps you can take in advance so that mitigations can be made.