9 Deadly Travel-Health Alerts Executive Protection Analysts Need to Know

9 Deadly Travel-Health Alerts Executive Protection Analysts Need to Know

As an analyst collecting and producing travel intelligence for executive protection programs, you will undoubtedly come across alerts from iJET, The Center for Disease Control (CDC), The US State Department, and others about a range of ridiculous viruses and illnesses you’ve never heard of.

As an exercise for myself and the reader, I have created a simple chart breaking down the most common and notable illnesses that we should be aware of. You’re going to see alerts for these, so you might as well know if they’re fatal, if there’s a vaccine, and how to prevent becoming affected.

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How to Write Winning Travel Intelligence in Executive Protection

How to Write Winning Travel Intelligence in Executive Protection

Travel intelligence in executive protection means many different things to many different people. I am going to outline how I prefer to structure and curate my travel intelligence reports. What to include, what is assumed, what’s irrelevant, and so on. The structure of my travel intelligence reports share similarities with reports of iJet, OSAC, and the US State Department. (USE WHAT WORKS!)

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Executive Protection: Intelligence Writing Secrets for the Uninitiated

Executive Protection: Intelligence Writing Secrets for the Uninitiated

“Intelligence deals with all the things which should be known in advance of initiating a course of action.” The following are several short and meaningful statements followed by my interpretation as it relates to our role in executive protection, from the book Communicating With Intelligence: Writing and Briefing in the Intelligence and National Security Communities (2nd Edition) by James S. Major.

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The Ultimate Travel Intelligence Mind Map for Executive Protection Analysts

The Ultimate Travel Intelligence Mind Map for Executive Protection Analysts

The Travel Intelligence Mind Map is a framework for the executive protection analyst. It gives them a systematic process to tackle the ambiguous task of producing travel intelligence. I have broken down the mind map into three sections: General, Macro-Level, and Micro-Level. General encompasses the most basic information about the location, such as entry requirements, immunizations, infrastructure, and crime & safety...

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10-Minute Travel Intelligence for Executive Protection Analysts

10-Minute Travel Intelligence for Executive Protection Analysts

Suppose you only had 10 minutes to initiate your travel intelligence research, and and then you had to provide an initial report to your principal / executive protection manager. Where would you start?

10-Minute Travel Intelligence will not fulfill all of your travel intelligence needs in 10 minutes. Rather, it is a proven framework for the analyst to conduct their initial assessment of a particular domestic or international travel destination.

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What is "Executive Protection Hacks?"

What is "Executive Protection Hacks?"

EP Hacks is a medium for executive protection professionals to tackle complex issues and share ideas with their peers. My mission is to build a collection of invaluable resources–challenging the individual executive protection professional to develop and improve upon their skill set.

This issue of EP Hacks is the product of my boiling down the process and key ideas involved in producing quality travel intelligence for an executive protection program.

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