EP practitioners attend low light shooting programs – but how many have attended a training program or are aware of the problems created by low light driving scenarios. Our, defined as the ISDA and Vehicle Dynamics Institute, forensic analysis of the recent Omar García Harfuch ambush indicated that low light conditions contributed to the outcome of the scenario.
All vehicles have inherent characteristics that, if not understood and monitored, can decrease a vehicle’s performance and create a dangerous scenario for the principal. There are numbers that represent these vehicle characteristics; most can be found in the owner’s manual.Read More
The topic of today’s episode is best practices for purchasing an armored vehicle.
During the decision-making process in purchasing armored vehicles consider these points, which are not in any order of importance.Read More
In today’s episode we share the results of the COVID-19 survey that the ISDA conducted at the end of April, near the height of the…Read More
In episode 145 of the Executive Protection and Secure Transportation podcast we talked about Security Driver Training and Braking.Read More
We have discussed the effects of cold weather on tires many times, but with the hot summer weather upon us (aka “the Dog Days of Summer”), we thought it would be an excellent time to discuss the effect of extreme heat on tires and vehicle control.Read More
Welcome, everyone to the ISDA Executive Protection and Secure Transportation Podcast we’ll be discussing Omar Garcia Harfuch ambush.Read More
COVID-19 has had a profound effect on the Executive Protection and Secure Transportation profession. The Pandemic COVID-19 was and is not like anything the profession has faced in the past, and without a doubt, the final chapter has not yet been written.Read More
We would appreciate it if you would take the time to fill out the attached Survey. The Survey consists of 46 questions and will take…Read More
ISDA Member Marc Parrott is relatively new to the profession, but in a short time, Marc has been working in the business he has developed…Read More
This month’s ISDA member spotlight is Harlan “Hucky” Austin – a 25 year career executive protection specialist.Read More
The end of Daylight Savings Time (DST) means drivers will soon be spending more time on the roads during hours of darkness.Read More
We (ISDA) try to present information to our members that assist them in the decision-making process. That assistance includes creating metrics on job opportunities available to the EP and Secure Transportation community.Read More
ISDA Member Doug Smith has put together a podcast called “Countermeasures.” Countermeasures are tactics deployed to keep on mission in the face of adversity.Read More
As we approach the end of Summer, and with September right around the corner, the ISDA has put together a list of recent books authored by ISDA members. Learn from Executive Protection professionals as they share their knowledge.Read More