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.
Risk assessment highlights the possibility for Russian retaliation at the Russia 2018 World Cup, against travelers, and even high-profile dignitaries of countries who imposed international sanctions and diplomatic expulsions against the host nation.
One of the most dangerous things I have had to encounter when escorting a client is when you egress a nightclub environment. Being a solo operator makes this almost Mission Impossible yet it is done every day in the Executive Protection field. Without the luxury of a multi-man team you are essentially blind to the […]
8 Things to Remember As the designated protection you may have to create a plan for taking a domestic client abroad. If so, here are 8 things to consider before you set off. 1.The Advance: In some third world countries, the advance can be more challenging to effectively execute; that said, never go on […]
Nigeria – Country Risk Assessment – Dec 13 Significant Events On December 9, university lecturers defied a government ultimatum to return to work after their six-month strike. On December 8 and 9, Boko Haram established roadblocks and attacked travelers in Borno, killing five people and kidnapping four others. On December 8, the Nigerian Navy […]
Operational planning remains a specific and oriented led phase that is pivotal to the entire scope of the operation itself. This is due to the peculiarities of different operations.
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 […]
Behavioral Analysis in Threat Detection In 2005 three suicide bombers detonated body-borne improvised explosive devices (IED’s) in a busy tourist area of Bali, Indonesia killing 20 people. Just three years prior, a mix of both vehicle-borne and body-borne IED’s killed 202 people in the same resort. These horrific attacks were the result of carefully planned […]
Breaking the Communication Barrier Having just returned from six months security consultancy and executive protection work in some of the darkest corners of Colombia, I thought I’d write something about the experience, specifically the advantages of speaking the local language in our line of work. I was fortunate enough to be offered the opportunity to […]
A Professional Path to the new Competitive Advantage? In his 2009 research, Adendorff studies the relationship between security management and professionalism, with a view to identifying the defined pathway for the security manager to develop a recognised credible professional status in line with that of other professions. He concludes that security management is not […]