What is Open-Source Intelligence and how does it apply to modern-day Executive Protection? Is this something that everyone should know something about or is it only for a few select specialists?  Today we’re talking with Pete Jenkins of ISS training, one of the leading training providers on the subject. We’re going to be looking at...
Is there a middle ground between embedding a Paramedic on the team and upskilling team members with basic lifesaving skills? Should everyone have tactical medicine in their back pocket or is this something so specialized that you don’t want to distract from other team members main roles? In this episode we’re going to explore the...
“It’s going to be more stressful. The expectations are going to be higher and everything you do is going to be scrutinized.” Today we’re talking about the different challenges and dynamics that you’ll face when protecting VVIP’s. Do you have the right skill set to protect a VVIP? do you even know what a VVIP is...
Does the EP industry need more regulation or less regulation? Today we are directing our focus on the current state of regulation in the CP/EP industry. We’re going to be looking at licensing, how it’s been implemented in the UK by the SIA, whether it’s working and where further improvements are required. This is a...
Operating in any foreign or unknown environment will present challenges and Latin America is no exception. The continent of South America is vast, rich, and diverse with cultural, economic and political threats differing from region to region but what generalisations can we make, if any, to enhance our protective operations? This week our guest is...
There aren’t many second chances in the security industry. If you fail on the job, there’s a good chance that you won’t work again. At best, this creates the conditions where everyone is on their A-game all the time but the flip is a high-pressure environment where mistakes and the likelihood of failure are more...
Are we seeing the evolution of the security generalist? What do you need to know? Do you need to become one?   This week we’ve been out in the wild where we recorded the show live from The Security Event, a physical event held in Birmingham, UK. We’ll be bringing listeners a flavor of what it’s...
Is threat intelligence the only language that physical protection and cyber security can use to effectively communicate the how, the why and the where? Do the cyber and physical realms even have any reason to communicate other than to exchange threat Intel? This week, we’re going to be talking with Risk intelligence expert and trainer,...
Becoming an educator is often the dream of many EP colleagues no matter where they might be in their careers. We all have something that we could share with the world, and we want to give back to the community, but what sort of skills are involved? What sort of experience translates well into being...
It’s no surprise to any working operator that real-world, practical hands-on experience is crucial to success on the job. But what about having a theoretical knowledge or an academic understanding of intelligence?  This week we’re talking with Dr. Samantha Newbery, senior Reader in Intelligence Studies at the University of Salford, to get a better grasp...
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