An Introduction to Celebrity Protection and Touring is a book by Elijah Shaw and Dale June and is reviewed here by Miguel DeCoste
An Introduction to Celebrity Protection and Touring, is a new book by Circuit Editor, Elijah Shaw and regular contributor, Dale June. The book offers a peek behind the scenes of the close protection industry, more commonly known as the bodyguard business.
The IPSB (International Protective Security Board) third annual conference recently concluded in Las Vegas with around 300 operators in attendance.
A brief look at MACE Pepper Gel for Protection Specialists. Pepper Gel is a great option for confrontations that may not warrant a lethal force response.
Cyber risk security is becoming more common due to the advanced technology which daily continues to improve our already comfortable lives. We are undoubtedly living in a new era of constantly-evolving threats, which force us to re-think our defence plan. The old idea of being able to protect your data behind a wall, and block all ‘bad’ influences, is over.
A non-lethal method of entry device that is being used by some of the world’s elite forces to punch the first entry point into a building is the ‘Wall-Breaker’. Terrorists will not expect a response team’s point of entry to be straight through a solid wall, the floor or ceiling.
Course Review: Medipro Training Ltd. PHMT ( Pre-Hospital-Medical-technician ) Having previously completed FPOS (I) MIRA and Remote Team Medic Courses I was looking for a training course which had both industry recognition and would take my knowledge and skills to the next level both academically and practically whilst also fitting into my rotation […]
The Exmed TCCC course is fully compliant with the Department of Defence’s Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC) guidelines and it is the only TCCC course endorsed by the American College of Surgeons. Having received FPOSi with my CP course, I then completed MIRA with Exmed, so the next step in the first aid world is a acquire a PHTLS qualification.
Book Review: The Personal Security Pocket Book By: Rupert Godesen AUTHOR: The Personal SecurityPocket Book is written by Rupert Godesen. Rupert has been a soldier in the Reserves for over 23 years, he has served on operations in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan and travelled all over the world on exercises to teach and for […]
COURSE REVIEW: Medipro Training: PHMT (Pre-Hospital-Medical-technician) Having previously completed FPOS (I) MIRA and Remote Team Medic Courses I was looking for a training course which had both industry recognition and would take my knowledge and skills to the next level both academically and practically whilst also fitting into my rotation of 6 weeks on 6 […]
Life Saving Armor for Bodyguards The high profile personnel of the world can only navigate public areas under the protection of a dedicated bodyguard/team. The job description of a bodyguard differs greatly from that of a security guard, which is primarily responsible for the protection of property rather than an individual. In terms of protecting […]
CSARN 4th Crisis Leadership and Business Recovery Conference 1 July, 2013 – 09:00 – 15:50 Herbert Smith Freehills, Exchange House, Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2EG With presentations from government, business and police leaders, this full day conference is designed to equip security, business continuity, emergency and resilience planners with the skills and knowledge to […]
Course Review: The European Security Academy course Quite a lot can happen in two weeks but when I signed up at European Security Academy I was not prepared for how much those two weeks of initial CP training would teach me. As an information security professional I had no previous CP experience when I […]
Far From Over Author – Jock Condon I am not really a big fiction reader but decided to download a couple of books recently as I was due to do a bit of travelling with work and “Far From Over” was one of the books I purchased to read on my iPad through the […]
Insurance? Love it or Hate It…. We Do Need It Operators home and abroad, land or sea, insurance is a subject that can be unclear, we aim to simplify the requirement giving food for thought, whilst looking at the cover available for the individuals working in a perceived hazardous environment. Due diligence at contract […]
Author Interview with Luke Duffy Luke Duffy is a former Paratrooper, and present day contractor on the circuit in Iraq. He is the newly published author of ‘Running the Gauntlet – The Private War in Iraq’, the book which recounts his transition from British Armed Forces to Private Security Contractor and his experiences during […]
Choosing the right communications strategy, including equipment selection, for your specific circumstances can seem like a very daunting task but everything becomes simpler with some expert advice.
The Professional Protection Officer by Tony Ansell, MSyI (Dip) In North America the term ‘Protection Officer’ is applied to all levels of security operative from static guards to security managers and whilst the title of this book could mislead some European readers into thinking it is aimed directly at close protection duties, they will be […]
Circuit Interview with Tom Taylor author of “Armored Men” By Derrick “Bear” Collins [one_third] [/one_third] [two_third_last]The Circuit magazine takes a moment to speak with noted author Tom Taylor regarding his newest book “Armored Men”. Having worked on other titles such as the novel “Mortal Shield” and the excellent work “Just 2 Seconds” (with Gavin de Becker), […]
Communication is vital to our everyday lives. There are so many ways in which we do it: voice, text, email, tweets, FB Messenger, Whatsapp, Telegram, the list is virtually endless. The ability to communicate is taken for granted, so much so, that it is often overlooked in the planning phase of operations where, in reality, it should take center stage.