Risk assessments, also known as “threat assessments,” “risk, threat and vulnerability assessments” (RTVAs), and “risk audits,” are the foundation of effective executive protection programs. Or at least they should be. At a very basic level, risk
Sometimes it seems that executive protection agents and intelligence analysts should sign up for couples therapy. We know we need each other, but the way we communicate keeps getting in the way of a healthy relationship.
If “training is the cornerstone of readiness”, as the US Army writes in Train to Win in a Complex World, sustainment training is what maintains that readiness over time. This maxim is equally true in private
There’s lots of talk about hard and soft skills in executive protection, and that’s a good thing. However, some of this talk is ambiguous at best and downright confusing at worst. We’re probably responsible for some of this muddle
The executive protection industry is growing, and so is the number of new executive protection manager positions. This is great for our industry and for all the people who take this important move up the career ladder. But it