Anatomy of a Warrior, a book authored by ISDA Member Alex Lanshe, is based on 2 and 1/2 years of research and 120 interviews with…Read More
Driving is one aspect of the job that I love the most. It’s also one part of the job that is so very important. When I drive, I get excited. I get motivated. I get ready to do what I was put on this earth to do. If it wasn’t for my driving position, I don’t know what I would be doing — probably still working a job and wishing I was in the EP field, while also constantly thinking about how to get into the profession. This leads me to the point of my article: how does one go about getting their foot in the door of EP work?
Below is what helped me get into the field. I hope you will find the information to be helpful.Read More
By International Security Driver Association (ISDA) Member Patrick Van Horne I recently posted an article on The CP Journal titled “How Security Leaders Can Influence…Read More
Anyone can become a victim of an ambush, be it a robbery, carjacking, or straight up assault. If we work in or travel through hostile environments (war zones, insurgent areas, high crime neighborhoods) we need to utilize some specific skills to prevent or survive an ambush. In the protective operations world, these are sometimes referred to as Protective Intelligence (PI) skills while in other security disciplines they are known as situational and tactical awareness skills.Read More
In our book “Just 2 Seconds”, chapter five deals with the essential lesson of SEE: “In every environment, identify and assess the best suspects. They are always there.” We describe nine adversary behaviors that we commonly catch. In this case, the gate crasher exhibits three behavioral categoriesRead More
The article, “Mark Zuckerberg’s SF security detail under siege,” from the San Francisco Chronicle (click here to read it) was widely circulated throughout Social Media. The article elicited lots of response from the close protection community.
ISDA member Mike Spearman’s shares his thoughtsRead More
The attack on U.S. ICE agents Jaime J. Zapata and Victor Avila is a sad story with several “lessons learned” all protectors should considerRead More
Route Planning and Analysis Developing a Vehicle Ambush Counter Measures Program by Steve Powers An ISDA Note – This article was written by ISDA…Read More
A while back I got this message from ISDA Member Glen Edmunds From Glen: “An interesting read and a lot can be learned from “reading…Read More
The UBIK Camera by ADCOR MAGNET Systems is the first 360 x 240 degree, live-streaming spherical camera on the market. The camera captures the largest Field of View (FOV) of any single-lens spherical camera available and transfers this data with minimally required cellular and wifi connectivity providing live-streaming capabilities.
The UBIK is the only Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) available camera to stream 360 x 240 FOV across any typical cellular network.Read More