“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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Link Analysis: Professional Organizations in Executive Protection

Link Analysis: Professional Organizations in Executive Protection

I was recently trying to make sense of all of the professional organizations that I consider especially relevant to executive protection. And then I thought, “how are all of these organizations connected and interconnected?”

I needed a graphic to answer this question, so I mapped out how the following (executive protection related) professional organizations are connected to other organizations.

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Cognitive Function & Executive Protection: Back to Basics

Cognitive Function & Executive Protection: Back to Basics

This is one of the few instances where the Instagram-bodyguards (or "hot bodyguards" as the news media characterizes them) posting gym selfies and pictures of their clients, are in the right. They may know nothing about executive protection, but they do know that healthy habits keep them mentally sharp.

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Create Something Bigger than Executive Protection

Create Something Bigger than Executive Protection

Take remarkable executive protection or security concepts that we hold in high regard – MOSAIC (threat assessment system), iJET, OSINTtechniques.com, or the Advance/Odin apps – any one of these could have been created by any one of the readers of this blog. None of these ideas or systems are earth-shattering.

So why didn’t you create them? And why aren’t more of us doing remarkable things in executive protection?

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