This is a very common question for anyone looking to get into EP or advance their career. Below is my best and honest answer, based on my experiences and professional opinion.
Situational Awareness is a critical component to everyone, particularly those on a protective detail, however most people misunderstand the application of situational awareness or simply disregard the importance of it. So how can we effectively aware, even while so busy with every other task? Learn how we do it in our Practical Situational Awareness Webinar.
Risk for executives in United States is on the rise. Therefore, hiring executive protection professionals has become the rule instead of the exception over the past decade. The need for security and driver services are highlighted by incidents such as the kidnapping and murder of tech CEO Tushar Atre and most recently the brutal shooting of Microsoft executive Jared Bridegan. Tushar Atre was kidnapped from his residence and killed by disgruntled employees. He was then left in his personal vehicle to be found on another one of his nearby properties. No security team was present at the residence which enabled easy access to his home for the intruders.
A residential security detail is often thought of and described as boring, uneventful, and unnecessary by agents that feel they are “stuck” working in a static security position. However, residential security is a crucial process that bears the same importance as escorting a client to exotic locations and high-profile events.
The relationship between criticality and accessibility has been studied habitually by military, law enforcement and security personnel since the Vietnam war. Criticality and accessibility are only two of the six factors measured using the CARVER model, which has been an accepted methodology in the security industry since its inception. CARVER is an acronym used by industry professionals to assess overall client risk and is comprised of the following elements: Criticality, Accessibility, Recuperability, Vulnerability, Effects and Recognizability.
Job Title: Protective Services Advisor – Executive Protection – Full time – Pittsburgh, PA
LaSorsa & Associates is accepting candidates for a full time Protective Services Advisor position for a client in the Pittsburgh, PA area who will ensure the safety, security and reputation integrity of the client, client’s family, other designated individuals and/or assets.
Job Title: Protective Services Advisor – Executive Protection – Residential Security – Full time / Part Time – South East SC
LaSorsa & Associates is accepting candidates for a full time Protective Services Advisor position for a client in the South East South Carolina area who will ensure the safety, security and reputation integrity of the client, client’s family, other designated individuals and/or assets.
With more and more people conducting business at home, employees working remotely and even CEOs running companies from their residences, it is no surprise the FBI has reported a more than 300% increase in cyber crimes since COVID began. This article is intended to discuss the very basics of cyber security that we can apply to our homes to make us more secure.