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.
A growing risk due to technological advancements, Technical Surveillance Counter-Measures (aka bug sweeps) is a process which protects against a serious concern for those with valuable or proprietary information or other at-risk individuals who need to protect their private information.
Within modern “executive protection,” there are a lot of different varieties of clients, various genres of service fields, and all kinds of agent personalities and backgrounds, etc. But one thing that we all enjoy across the spectrum is gear. In this webinar, we will discuss various types of on-the-job equipment, ranging from go-bags and med kits to attire and holsters. This webinar is free.
This article is aimed to shed some light (pun intended) on my favorite set of options for an EDC flashlight. Let me say this – I buy a lot of gear. I do this in constant search for the next best thing and I like to publish these reviews to save you that expense and T&E time.
Communication is always a critical component of any human service. Never-the-less, in providing protective services where we are in close proximity to our clients for lengthy periods of time, it is imperative to understand what is appropriate to say, and equally as important to know when to say it.
At some point in your career, you may be contacted by reporters as a protection agent or as an investigator for information relating to a topic in which you may not want to discuss, or you may be ethically opposed to commenting, or perhaps you are not legally allowed to discuss due to an NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement). Here are some tips on handling these occurrences.
I heard a joke recently: imagine someone from 100 years ago time travels to today and asks what people do with handheld devices that give them instant access to almost every bit of data in the world and instant connectivity to anyone globally…and the answer would be ‘we watch cat videos and argue with strangers on social media’…
As funny as that is, what I find not funny is how common it is for people to be unaware of how to use the tools they have. These essential skills apply to iPhone users, but I am sure there are similar tools available to the Junior Varsity team….I mean Android users. 👍🏻
Announcing a LaSorsa and Associates Contractor Scholarship Program!
Considering the important role that our contractors have played in our continued success, we will be awarding one scholarship for each of the following courses to the most deserving candidates:
-3 Day Executive Protection Agent Training Course 11/2-4/2019
-1 Protective Medical Response Training Course 11/5/2019
-2 Day Protective Firearms and Defensive Tactics Course 11/6-7/2019
This program is intended to give our contractors the opportunity to attend one of the training courses tuition free. Please note that scholarship recipients are responsible for any and all travel related expenses, etc. These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis, meaning each applicant will be competing with others for the scholarship of their choice. Each award is based on the applicant’s professional experience and their experience with LaSorsa and Associates.
Application Submission Deadline
All applications (to include letter of intent and the applicant’s current resume) MUST be received by no later than 8:00 p.m. Eastern on Sunday September 29, 2019.
All applications and supporting documents must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Instructions – Letter of Intent:
Each applicant must submit a one page letter to LaSorsa and Associates describing:
- their professional experiences, experiences with LaSorsa and Associates and training experience
- motivation for pursuing a career in the protection profession as well as their professional goals and objectives
- how they believe attending the course they are seeking a scholarship for will help them achieve those goals and accomplish those objectives
For Further Information:
Applicants may submit any questions, or requests for additional information they might have via email to email@example.com