One of the most asked questions in Social Media and from the ISDA Network is – “What training program should I attend?” When selecting a…Read More
One of the advantages of age – and so far the only advantage I have found – is that I have been a witness to some of the events that changed the way the industry works and trains. These were “game-changing incidents”–vehicle attacks that rewrote the rules for close protection and security driving.Read More
The Survey The ISDA Executive Vehicle and Secure Transportation Surveys have indicated that, from year to year, the use of armored vehicles in the private…Read More
Since the mid-sixties, Carlos Marighella’s book “The Mini-Manual of The Urban Guerrilla” has been a must-read for terrorist groups throughout the world. The manual is the platform for Al Qaeda’s and Bin Laden’s training manuals.Read More
The book was written by Tony Scotti and is more than 30 years old. The 220-page book was intended for executives and the general public…Read More
Armored Vehicle Basics – Part One is a short presentation of an upcoming online learning course that will cover Armored Vehicles.Read More
Raffaele Di Giorgio’s book is about protecting our protectors. The men and women, and the agencies they work for, who go out every day and risk…Read More
If an individual has an average occupation, my guess would be they can survive having average skills. But as a member of the protection profession, you…Read More
Inside the Bubble is a new book authored by ISDA Member Mark James. Mark came to the Protective Services Profession via the corporate community. He is a former corporate executive and performance consultant to Fortune 500 companies and now executive director of a full service protection agency, Panther Protection.
Although Mark is emphatic that his book is not about “Protective Services”, and we agree, it is a book that should be read by all security practitioners.Read More
If you enjoy reading and are involved in the profession, ISDA Member Tom Taylor supplies you with a great reading and learning experience. Tom as authored a series of novels based on the EP profession. Tom takes the day to day tasks of a protection team and turns them into a page turning work of fiction. All of Tom’s novels are executive protection handbooks, masquerading as novels. We (ISDA) are a bit prejudice, but in our minds Tom’s novels are better than many EP books.
EP Novels By Tom TaylorRead More
This part two of a post that originated on LinkedIn in October of 2015. The title of the post was “Does Security Driving have anything…Read More