Category: Threat Awareness

Terminator Attacked – My Thoughts on the Incident

I would like to take a few minutes of your time to address my thoughts on a recent attack on a VIP. Although I haven’t written on my blog in a while due to training and operational reasons, I felt I needed to start writing again and this was as good a time as any. […]

The Threat of Natural Disasters

Today marks the start of Emergency Preparedness Week where I live. With that in mind I thought I would post about some major threats to our personal safety in the form of Natural Disasters. Natural environmental acts occur on a fairly frequent basis and affect the personal safety of VIPs both at home and abroad, […]

The Threat of Human Induced Violence

We live in a world with some amazing people, doing some amazing things. There is so much good out there it’s often hard to believe how terrible humanity can be. This is especially concerning for those of us in the VIP Protection industry and something that we are constantly thinking of. However, if you are […]

Threats to VIPs come in Combination

This weeks threat awareness brief was inspired by someone that witnessed a terrible accident on the road recently. I think we all know the hazards our VIPs face whenever they find themselves in traffic. We also know that adverse weather in many forms can have a serious impact to our safety. The unfortunate aspects of […]

A Common Spring Threat to You and Your VIP

This week’s threat awareness is inspired by the hilarious and dramatic fall by one of my colleagues recently. Fortunately for him, the only reason it was funny was because he didn’t hurt anything other than his pride.  In many parts of the world, this time of the year possess a serious hazard to anyone using […]

Airports Aren’t As Safe As You Think

Despite all the newest security measures and increased Police presence, Commercial airports still aren’t as safe for our VIPs as we would like them to be. However through proper training and working with key personnel you can reduce the threat and mitigate the impact. Below are some significant real world examples that help illustrate my […]

Ballistic Missile Testing a Threat to Travellers

In light of the recent ballistic missile emergency alert error in Hawaii, I thought I would create a short post about the threat to international travellers in certain parts of the world. I think many of us have heard all the discussions around the direct ballistic missile threat from North Korea. However, it would be […]