“The Standard Pace is for Chumps"

“The Standard Pace is for Chumps"

There I was at an ATAP gathering, listening to the owner of a boutique security consulting firm present a threat assessment case they worked on back in 2017. As I was chatting with the highly-credentialed HR professional seated next to me, they asked me what I wanted to do professionally. I explained to them that…

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10 Threat Assessment Guidelines for Executive Protection

10 Threat Assessment Guidelines for Executive Protection

Executive protection and threat assessment go hand in hand with each other. The executive protection specialist is making evaluations on a daily basis, about whether an inappropriate pursuer is a violent threat, or just a nuisance.  These pursuers attempt to make contact via letters to the principal, calls to the principal, and the occasional, unwanted attempt to meet the principal in person. And that's were our threat assessment training comes in...

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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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