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Incorporating Your Executive Protection – Planning into a Major Event 

DISCLAIMER: This article provides a general overview of protective operations advance principles in the completion of a Major Site Advance (Major Event). It was written as a companion piece for another article on Protest Activity and mitigation.  There is...

Reflections on the World Cup Doha

Earlier I wrote a short article on my team's preparations for taking our client to the World Cup in Doha. So I thought I would follow up on some reflections and lessons learned. Cyber One of the big things we went...

Operational Coverage: EP Success Through Program Evolution

Recently I found myself looking back on the past 17 years in the ever-changing industry that I truly love: executive protection. For those of us who find ourselves in this space for any length of time, we know it's...

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...

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...

Guadalajara Restaurant Shooting: Official Killed Point Blank

News broke out of a Guadalajara restaurant shooting, leaving three people dead and four wounded in the Mexican metropolis. Government official Salvador Llamas Urbina was killed by a person eating alongside him at the said diner. Llamas Urbina was...

360 Site Advance Planning for Executive Protection

If you're in this industry, your site advance game should be strong. Proper application of the advance model identifies you as a professional. Thus, knowledge of how to conduct an advance is often one of the top questions managers...

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:...

Attack on Argentina Vice President: What Happened?

This week saw an attack on Argentina vice president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. During the assassination attempt, a 35-year-old Brazilian national approached her outside her home and pointed a gun at her head. However, officials and media say the...

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Ambani Pre-Wedding Security, Costs, and Considerations

In the first few days of March 2024, the world looked on at the Ambani pre-wedding celebrations that drew...

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