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The practice of protective intelligence is always evolving. With stakes so high, we've established the Center for Protective Intelligence to share our ideas, methods and expertise so we can all stay on top of our game.

Strategic consulting services

Let our team of physical security and protective intelligence experts help optimize your security program, ensuring that your team is compliant, proactive and efficiently mitigating risk to your organization.

Corporate Security Program Assessments

Our team can audit your existing corporate security or executive protection programs, identify opportunities for improvement and deliver actionable recommendations to improve efficiency and maximize impact.

Protective Intelligence Program Development

We work hand-in-hand with your corporate security team to develop or uplevel your protective intelligence programs by delivering strategic playbooks for optimizing personnel, processes and tools.

Threat and Vulnerability Risk Assessments

As an extension of your team, our security experts will conduct a Threat and Vulnerability Assessment for a principal or important asset, assessing exposure and providing a comprehensive risk profile report.

Speaking Engagements

Fred is a sought-after speaker and advisor to corporate security and school safety teams around the world on topics ranging from security developments, current and historical events as well as protective intelligence best practices. Request speaking information

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The Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence is led by Fred Burton, a New York Times bestselling author and one of the world’s foremost experts on security and counterterrorism, alongside Thomas Kopecky, who brings over 20 years of experience consulting on corporate security investigations and protective intelligence operations for Fortune 500 companies.

Fred Burton

Executive Director, Center for Protective Intelligence, Ontic

"Raw data does not bring wisdom or help you make sense of a threat, but a protective intelligence approach can."

Tom Kopecky

Co-Founder, President and Chief Strategy Officer, Ontic

"All signals—recent and historical, innocuous and evident—are important. Simply put, if you don’t gather and evaluate these critical data points, you can never truly understand their trajectory."

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