The challenges of protecting VIPs internationally.
When travelling overseas you need to recognize that, no matter how much you plan, you are going to have to make some decisions on the fly. This can be mitigated to a degree but flexibility and adaptability will have to become close friends for any protector looking for success.
Managing violence as an executive security professional might seem intuitive but there is a science behind these skills that are so fundamental to what we do as protectors. Joe Saunders reveals the two triggers of aggression and explains how an understanding of this can help prevent a situation from getting out of control.
But what are you going to do if the situation deteriorates to the point where de-escalation is no longer an option? Devon Taitt lays out his Combat Principles and why every protector needs a plan B.
Featured in Issue 59:
- INDUSTRY NEWS
- SECURITY & TECHNICAL DEBT COLLECTION
- BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS – VIOLENT EXTREMISM
- COMMERCIAL SNIPERS – FACTS & MYTHS
- THE UNRAVELLING OF SAUDI, UAE TIES
- INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION – THE CHALLENGES
- SIZE V SKILLS – THE UNFAIR ADVANTAGE
- MANNERS & ETIQUETTE – POST COVID WORLD
- HIGH-RISK MEETINGS
- DE-ESCALATION SKILLS FOR PROTECTORS
- OPINIONS – MAKE OR BREAK FOR PROTECTORS
- GLOBAL SITUATION REPORT
- THE MODERN SHOTGUN
- EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH TRAINING
- CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
- + All Your Regular Features