The 10 Keys of OSINT Research in Executive Protection

The 10 Keys of OSINT Research in Executive Protection

In continuing my series about open source intelligence (OSINT) in executive protection, I have written "The 10 Keys of OSINT Research." These rules include the most important themes I have learned in my self-study of OSINT research and analysis. By following these rules, the executive protection specialist can be confident in the soundness of their investigations.

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How to Leverage Apps in Executive Protection (Pt. 2)

How to Leverage Apps in Executive Protection (Pt. 2)

This is my continuation of the series "How to Leverage Apps in Executive Protection." The conclusion of this series includes the Advance app by AS Solution, which is designed specifically for executive protection professionals. Plus, I discuss several apps that I use to protect my personal information (and thus the executive protection team's information) and more.

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How to Leverage Apps in Executive Protection (Pt. 1)

How to Leverage Apps in Executive Protection (Pt. 1)

This is part-one of my list of essential apps for the executive protection specialist. I am writing this on July 21th, 2016. There is no doubt that these apps will change over time, and some may not exist at the end of the year. However, these apps themselves are not important. What is important, is the types of apps and the functions they serve for the executive protection specialist. Let the below list serve as a template of the types of apps an executive protection specialist should leverage.

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How to Get Started in Executive Protection

How to Get Started in Executive Protection

Before you venture on your career in Executive Protection, you need to ask yourself if you are prepared for the demands: long hours, lots of travel, little personal time. If you are still reading, then lets move on to making yourself a good candidate for an Executive Protection position (and how to find that position).

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The Executive Protection Manager

The Executive Protection Manager

If you're interested in any particular field, you should examine the leaders in that field in order to understand that area of specialization on a deeper level. Executive protection is no exception. For example, if we entertained the idea of enlisting in the military, it would serve us well to learn about the role of military officers, the leaders and the policy makers. After all, if you truly believe in your work, that's where you will end up eventually.

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The Command Center: Operation Centers Explained

The Command Center: Operation Centers Explained

What is a command center, and how does an executive protection team use one? A command center is a 24-hour operation center that supports the Executive Protection team. In addition, the command center is generally established on or near the principal’s property, so that it can double as a residential security office. Think of the command center as a home base of sorts.

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