Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018.
In Executive Protection News
The Executive Protection Skills Gap
A Skills Gap is defined as the difference between what the market wants and what is available for skill. This is a common problem in all industries. In an attempt to get a better understanding of the Skills Gap that exists in the Executive Protection/Secure Transportation profession, ISDA researched the job market. Our goal was to determine the skills, education, and training, and experience that are the most sought after by the Executive Protection job market.
And speaking of a college education –
In a recent press release from AS Solution on announcing tuition-free Executive Protection training for qualified candidates, Christian West, founder, and CEO of AS Solution recommends that you “Spend your G.I. bill on university degrees and whatever else you’re interested in, but not on transitional training for residential and executive protection. We’ve got your back on that.”
In Terrorism News
From Business Insider
An Iranian diplomat was arrested in a plot to blow up a massive ‘freedom’ event attended by Rudy Giuliani
An Iranian diplomat, along with five others have been arrested over a plot to blow up an event of an exiled Iranian opposition group.
And from Fox News
July 4 terror plot thwarted in Cleveland, suspect pledged allegiance to Al Qaeda, FBI says
A man who pledged allegiance to Al Qaeda sought to kill members of the military and conducted reconnaissance in downtown Cleveland for a planned attack on July 4 — but the Independence Day plot was foiled after a months-long investigation, federal officials said Monday.
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