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Up to 80% of all attacks on principals happen in or around the vehicle, according to famed author Peter Consterdine. The issue often arises that the drivers are not professional driving operators but instead practiced chauffeurs. With no skills in security driving, they lack the expertise and skillset to confront the ever-changing threat landscape. A...
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Where there is a risk, there should be a security plan. In the threat landscape of the 21st century, it has become imperative to produce nearly infallible security infrastructures. Companies that manage to adopt a security plan enjoy prosperity, while the rest suffer financially and reputationally. A security plan details the responsibilities, resources, and approaches...
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Cybercriminal attacks resulted in nearly USD 1 trillion worth of damage in 2020 alone. As the coronavirus pandemic allowed for new possibilities to malicious actors, businesses and individuals are now as vulnerable as ever. Hence, the importance of a cyber security strategy has become equally crucial as any other aspect of a business. Yet surprisingly,...
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Statistically speaking, as many as 95% of kidnappings take place between the home and the office. Even if you are driving in an armored vehicle, the need for alertness should be ever-present. Secure transportation services aim to reduce the risks and predict the threats that principals ― i.e., the person being protected ― may face...
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More often than not, close protection security is one of those terms that cause more confusion than they provide clarity. This is especially true for high-profile individuals who believe their assets or life is at stake and want to hire a bodyguard, an executive protection agent, a close protection operative, or the likes. Who do...
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It is estimated that around 62% of companies have crisis plans, whereas countless more rely on the assumption that a disaster will never hit their ranks. The latter rarely stop to consider the adverse effects, expecting that a catastrophe will magically bypass them. More often than not, these businesses don’t make it too far in...
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In an increasingly vulnerable corporate world, it has become imperative to mitigate and manage threats that endanger a corporation. Only in 2021, the average cost of a data breach is said to be USD3.86 million. For this and a slew of other reasons, corporate security training plays a vital role in ensuring a company’s survival...
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A crisis is any situation – large or small, internal or external, that poses a threat to an organization, its executives, reputation, or financial liability. Sometimes these situations become major media events. Other times they may not generate a ripple outside of the company itself – but that does not make them any less of...
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Disclaimer: I have written this article solely as an informative piece on the topic of executive protection agents operating in the West Bank. As terminology can be extremely politically sensitive, the terms that I use here are for convenience and clarity only. By no means does this article intend to make any political statement. Introduction...
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Security consulting is an umbrella term that covers a wide array of different services in order to help organizations and create a robust security environment. The various services covered by that term usually include threat assessments, policy review and development, and master planning. Simply put, the security decisions that your organization makes today often have...
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