On-Going Research

The business of protection and Secure Transportation is constantly evolving. To meet the needs of the Profession, ISDA researches the topics that affect our Profession. Such as collecting data on the changes in salary, the availability of Job Opportunities, how to effectively use the GI Bill. We research Executive Vehicles and Equipment, such as autonomous and armored.

We research Executive Vehicles and Equipment, such as autonomous and armored vehicles. We scientifically analyze recent vehicle attacks and develop lessons learned. We research the new trends, programs, and changes in Social Media. We present the results of our constant and ongoing research in the form of White Papers free of charge to the members.

ISDA conducts Forensic Analysis of Vehicle Attacks

From those attacks, we create lessons learned and Training suggestions.

Omar García Harfuch Ambush – Some Quick Observations

Quick reaction to the events the effect our Profession; such as

Secure Transportation and The Risks of COVID-19

Benchmarking Surveys 

The Use of Armored Vehicles in Protective Services – From the 2019 Executive Vehicle Survey

The Results of the International Security Driver Association (ISDA) COVID-19 Survey

Executive Protection/Security driver Employment Research

Job Opportunities – ISDA curates Executive/Security Driving job opportunities. Last year alone, we listed over 250 job opportunities.

Salaries and Job Metrics – From the Job Opportunities, ISDA has metrics on salaries and the skills, knowledge, and level experience employers are demanding.

Join the International Security Driver Association (ISDA)

ISDA serves the protective services community.  The ISDA membership is open to all who have an interest in personal protection.

Whether you are exploring a career in executive protection, honing your expertise, or, you are an established security professional, ISDA is your essential resource for continuing education, benchmark research, and online learning programs, all designed to improve your skill set and advance your business.

Frequently Asked Question about ISDA

Books Authored by ISDA Members

ISDA membership enables you to: