10/21/2014 - The CDC has issued more aggressive guidelines for how healthcare workers should protect themselves when treating an Ebola patient. The GAO looks at how the USDA addresses salmonella in poultry products. The FBI has warned about increased hacking in the financial sector, and more.
08/27/2013 - Although written from a British perspective, Close Protection is one of the best books on the subject. The various aspects of close protection (CP), including protective movements and concentric rings of defense, weapons training, driving techniques, and trauma stabilization are consistent throughout the industry in all corners of the globe.
07/25/2013 - When Pope Francis’s driver made a wrong turn in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he inadvertently drove executive protection (EP) into the world’s headlines. Here's some advice for protection professionals who might face similar challenges.
09/06/2012 - The Miami Police Department has joined with Miami-Dade Schools Police Department to deploy a new emergency awareness product at select schools that can instantly and quietly alert police when problems arise.
08/28/2012 - A bill that would specifically outlaw discrimination based on the wearing of religious clothing or hairstyles has been approved by the California Assembly and is now pending in the California Senate.
08/20/2012 - Author Glenn McGovern introduces the concept of protective operations as a continuum, ranging from situational awareness, at its most basic level, to protective details, safe houses, and new identities, at its increasingly complex levels.
07/30/2012 - A bill (S. 241) that would expand protections for whistleblowers reporting misuse of federal funds has been approved by the House Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. The bill would apply to employees working for companies that receive federal funds, including those that have government contracts or receive grants or payments from the government.