An ISDA Note – This article was written by ISDA members Steve Powers approximately 15 to 18 year ago. Note that the article mentions those ancient documents called Maps, and references are made to events in that occurred in that period. The key to thwarting an attack is to have an early warning system in […]
Last year, in an attempt to get a better understanding of the Skills Gap that exists in the Executive Protection/Secure Transportation profession, ISDA researched the job market. Our goal was to determine the skills, education, and training, and experience that are the most sought after by the Executive Protection job market. The data was acquired […]
Recently, some comments posted in the Social Media post/blogs got my attention. The comments were about females in the industry. Contrary to popular belief, women in the protection industry are not new. For decades, there have been, and are, EP practitioners who happen to be female quietly doing their job. Confidentiality does not permit me […]
Armored Vehicle Basics – Part One (see below) is a short presentation of an upcoming online learning course that will cover Armored Vehicles. Additional Armored Vehicles course modules will include: Armored Cars and Tires Best Practices for Purchasing Armored Vehicles Seams and Gaps Payload Ballistic Glass Driving an Armored Vehicle Ballistic Standards Armoring Small Vehicles […]
February 07th 2017 a rolling gunfight among Sinaloa Cartel (CDS) factions occurred in Villa Juarez, Navolato, Sinaloa Mexico. This is a PowerPoint presentation of the event created by ISDA Member Gerardo Corona.
The ISDA 2015 and preliminary data from the 2017 Executive/Security Vehicle Survey indicate a dramatic increase in the use of SUVs for Executive Transportation. The 2015 Survey also indicated that there had been a significant increase in the use of two car scenarios for Secure Transportation. If you couple the Survey data with the number of […]