EP and Secure Transportation News Brief – Industry Publications

There are many industry related magazines that zero in on a specific aspect of the protection profession. Some are not widely known and appeal to those that are working in or want to work in that slice of the business. The following is a small sample:

Private Military Magazine

This a link to the Dec 2018 issue of Private Military Magazine. If you scroll to page 54, you will find about 125 Security Companies. Some offer employment.  If you scroll down, you will find past issues of the publication.


Workplace Violence Today

A great magazine with sources that lead the reader to data and metrics concerning workplace violence. They also cover other topics related to active shooters.


The Circuit Magazine – For Security and Protection Professionals

Circuit targets the protection professional and is written by active working members of the profession supplying actionable information. Many of the ISDA members are authors. We (ISDA) highly recommend the publication. A recent issue of Circuit Magazine had five articles authored by ISDA members:

  • Keeping Your Edge: Measured Responses in Tour Security (Part II),  Elijah Shaw
  • Assessing Operational Readiness, Mark James
  • Defining Professionalism in the personal protection  industry, Robin Barratt
  • Executive Protection Travel Pack, Joe LaSorsa
  • Ambush Tactics For Security Professionals – Part two, Thomas Pecora

Click here to subscribe to The Circuit Magazine

The ISDA Protective Services E-Magazine

The ISDA E-Magazine is one of the oldest Protective Services publication in the profession. Starting in the mid-1980s, the Scotti School published a quarterly newsletter for the Protective Service community. Back then, it was distributed in the old fashion way – US mail. At one time the distribution list was over 20,000.

Although the content focuses on secure transportation, the newsletter is of value to all in the protective services profession. Subjects include:

  • Surveillance Detection
  • Executive and Armored Vehicles
  • Security Driving
  • Counter-Terrorism
  • Cyber Security and,
  • The Business of EP/Secure Transportation.

Click to read more information and visit links past publications

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The members share their knowledge and experience for the education and benefit of the membership and the Protective Services Community.

The website is an essential resource for anyone at any stage of your EP career.  Whether you are exploring a career in executive protection, new to the profession, honing your expertise, or an established security executive, ISDA offers its Members benchmark educational, networking, and marketing programs, as well as access to the ISDA Knowledge Center.  The Center is the gateway to the industry’s most extensive collection of educational information and resources for the Protection Professional.

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