Taking Sides: Securing Executives and Operations Amid Unrest

The tempo of protective security concerns since the 2020 election have been relentless. Threats have been non-stop since the 2020 election, followed by the January 6th storming of the U.S. Capitol, the D.C. bomber on the run, compounded by protests related to the pandemic, social justice issues and economic unrest. The leaked Supreme Court memo…

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Physical and Digital Executive Protection: Synchronizing Domains

Organizations of all sizes continue to face risks from multiple vectors in the digital and physical domains. These domains overlap, and for at least half a decade, organizations have quietly discussed ways to converge these functions. The lack of unification for physical and digital executive protection has real effects on a majority of companies. In…

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Study Finds Increase in Cybersecurity and Physical Security Attacks Against Executives

Cybersecurity and physical security to prevent executive attacks

In the art of protective and tactical intelligence, trends and analytics matter. Information and intelligence feed “living” threat assessments and should drive your cybersecurity and physical security strategy, coverages, and resources. Protection resources cannot be logically allocated to protect executives and companies without first understanding the holistic threat landscape. In the executive protection security space,…

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Of Kidnappings, Lions, and Crocodiles

The October 16 kidnapping of 17 expatriate missionaries in Haiti has generated a great deal of press attention. Among the victims were 16 American citizens and one Canadian. The group is comprised of five men, seven women, and five children—including a toddler. The gang that conducted the abduction, 400 Mawozo, is no stranger to kidnapping.…

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Executive Risks Intensified Throughout Pandemic, Study Finds

This article was originally featured in ASIS Security Management. The scenic neighborhood of Pleasure Point Drive in Santa Cruz, California, was shockingly disrupted in the early hours of 1 October 2019 when Tushar Atre was dragged from his home by three assailants. By 9:00 a.m., the namesake and then-CEO of tech company Atrenet was found…

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Considerations for Personal Safety and Small Office Protection

Not all organizations have large security teams observing and protecting employees and their customers during their day-to-day operations. Small office environments who lack the resources for security staff are often left scrambling when something doesn’t feel right, or, conversely, overreact when presented with an unwanted situation. However, employees and business owners working at organizations of…

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When Hiring Drivers, Proper Vetting Is Vital For Safety And Compliance

This article was originally featured on securityinformed.com. Many employers faced a need to ramp up hiring of drivers to meet a higher demand for product deliveries and transportation logistics during the COVID-19 pandemic. To meet the demand for drivers, employers had to make quick hiring decisions while also ensuring products were still being delivered in…

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