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Your Client Knowledge is Everything – The Security Advisor by Adam Taylor

The following is an exclusive excerpt from the new book by Adam Taylor, “The Security Advisor,” available now. Your Client Knowledge is Everything Knowledge of your product and solutions is a great start but not the end goal. Many people in...

Everything to Know About Subcontracting Security Services

Let’s begin by setting the scene to help our readers better understand the concept of subcontracting security services. In particular, as a legitimate practice that supports clients when they need it most.  Unfortunately, for some people, the term subcontractor is so pervasive that only a few...

Covert Protective Details — “The Invisible Shield”

For new Close Protection professionals entering this industry or those considering it, you should know that there can be covert protective details, overt ones, or a combination of both. How the appropriate protection plan and the team is chosen relies...

Estate Security – The Road Less Traveled

Executive protection details are indeed sought after assignments to young and transitioning security professionals due to public perception (i.e., the black suit, sunglasses, and earpieces). This combines with rubbing elbows with potential public figures and celebrities.  As most executive protection...

How to Hire Executive Protection Professionals: A Guide

When you hire executive protection professionals, you help ensure the safety of yourself as a high-profile client. But also, that of your family and entourage. To this extent, EP security companies are there to work with you to provide...

Why You Need an Executive Protection Security Checklist?

An executive protection security checklist is not a substitute for on-the-ground, quick judgment. Still, checklists are a necessary aspect in any line of work. They serve as an invaluable tool to document essential details for a mission. Anytime you have a...

Executive Protection Standards with Matthew Porcelli – EP Wired Interview

In a remote sit-down with security specialist Matthew Porcelli, we dive deep into executive protection standards, the disputes between solo practitioners and security companies, as well as how to approach certification in the security business. Recent news shows that the...

The Stalker – Much More Than a Physical Threat

The development of the internet in the 21st century has added another, deep layer of complexity to personal protection. Reports of online stalking and harassment are becoming more common. But how serious is the threat a stalker poses? How...

Quality in Protection – EP Wired Interview with James Hamilton

In an exclusive conversation with GDBA's very own James Hamilton, we delve deep into security assessments, quality in protection, the EP gap analysis, and many other enticing topics. For years, it has been said that the EP industry needs to...

Becoming an EP Agent – Executive Protection Certification

Getting started with a career in close protection and intelligence services requires a certain level of education and training. In fact, there are plenty of courses and programs on executive protection certification available. Still, building a career in EP takes...

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Finalists for Top EP Schools 2022 Competition 

We are proud to announce the finalists for EP Wired’s Top EP Schools 2022 competition!  From November 24 through December...

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