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Why Hire Private Security for Travel

Whether traveling domestically or abroad, the safety and security of executives come down to the employment of a well-trained executive security team. A unit that knows the lay of the land is an immeasurable asset for providing a client...

The Advance: How to Do It Properly

I had a student once ask me, "So how would you describe your job to someone who doesn't understand what you do?" I responded with one sentence: "I identify problems and make them go away." The Advance Process is...

Boost in Demand for Private Military Contractors in Ukraine

Amid the stress of war, there is a growing demand for private military contractors in Ukraine and other paid security workers. Recruitment platforms offer big money to mostly western volunteers joining the fight in Ukraine.   President Volodymyr Zelensky made the...

Traveling Can Make You a Storyteller, Operator, and Better Person

When I started gathering material and making notes for my book, The Protected, it wasn't long before I realized that many topics and examples primarily arose from my travel experiences. Maybe this is why the famed Berber-Moroccan scholar and...

Evacuation: How the Current Ukraine Crisis Impacts Business

According to some media reports, international companies operating in eastern parts of the country are offering to evacuate staff due to the ongoing Ukraine crisis. As a result, many businesses are now trying to relocate and make accommodations for...

Smarts and Resilience: Protective Intelligence for Everyday Life  

Many people perceive protective intelligence (or PI) relative to high-secret government programs where security intelligence analysts plug away in a 24-hour operations center to protect those of importance. Or high-level officials from terrorist plots.     But in truth, while the term protective intelligence...

Haiti PM Survives Assassination Attempt Amid Celebrations

Haiti PM survives assassination attempt during Independence Day celebrations in the city of Gonaives. Furthermore, the recent ambush has left at least one person dead and several others injured. According to news outlets, the failed assassination attempt took place last...

Medical Oversight: No Longer a Luxury Item

At the recent IPSB Close Protection Conference in Las Vegas, Fred Burton from ONTIC stated that the most likely threat an EP specialist will encounter is medical.i Thankfully, the Global War on Terror (GWOT) is cycling down bringing many...

Managing EP Operations During a War with Daniel Weil

In our latest interview, EP Wired welcomes the CEO of SCS (Security Crisis Solutions), Daniel Weil. In this article, we go into evacuations, manpower challenges, and managing EP operations during a war in Israel.    EP operations in Israel can quickly become the opposite of...

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...

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Allied Universal Acquires Three Security Firms

Leading security and facility services company Allied Universal continues its global expansion in North America and the international market....

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