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Soft Skills in the Close Protection Industry — Part 1

This is the first in a two-part series on soft skills in the close protection industry I'm writing for EP Wired. Soft skills, the golden buzzword of the executive protection and close protection industry and universally agreed upon as one...

How to Transition From Overt to Covert Protection

Covert protection (CovPro) is one of many tactical solutions available to mitigate risk. It is a highly specialized close protection niche utilized in situations requiring a specific approach. For instance, when: The principal requires security without a visible presence, ...

Case Study: The Killing of Adolfo Lagos

Clients often want to feel powerful, and they want to have armed people taking care of them. The reason is that they think that unarmed people are not security enough and that they will not be able to react...

Imran Khan: Former Prime Minister Survives Shooting

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister survives a shooting attack at a political rally this Thursday. Imran Khan was wounded in the leg following a wave of gunfire hitting his convoy. What’s more, one person was killed and several others injured...

When a Celebrity PR Campaign Undermines Security

Security is often seen as something done 'to' people rather than 'for' people. Despite the progress, it still struggles to be seen as the profession it is. In fact, those involved are not perceived as the respected professionals they...

Tom Cruise’s Bodyguard Team Grows Due to Death Threats

After a string of death threats from a former employee, Tom Cruise's bodyguard team has grown considerably. Leading to the event, some media outlets asserted that the A-list actor's crew fired a stunt producer. In turn, this led to...

The Rise of Close Protection in New Zealand and the Pacific

In 2014, while speaking with someone at an event, they laughed and asked: Why would anyone need close protection in New Zealand? New Zealand and the rest of the Pacific have often been viewed as an island paradise. Don't get...

Real-Life Scenarios in EP: Local Security

In our latest edition of real-life scenarios, we asked Ben Zeifman to talk to us about one remarkable event that had a major impact on his career. He decided to go in-depth on a topic that many practitioners find interesting:...

When Is a Death Threat a Real Threat?

In an increasingly interconnected and yet polarised world, in which the economy is in decline and the cost of living in many regions increases, it will be big business that the media blame. This blame culture in which the...

Real-Life Scenarios in EP: Celebrity Protection

The second industry expert we invited to share his experience in split-decision making is Anton Kalaydjian. With 20 years of experience in celebrity protection, Anton gives us a 360-degree look at some of the most challenging real-life scenarios he...

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Interview with Patrick Kane: Navigating the Close Protection Conference

The Close Protection Conference stands as the pinnacle event in the protective security industry, drawing practitioners from around the...

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