The ISDA’s Secure Transportation and Executive Protection Podcast is a convenient communication tool that increases your professional development.Read More
The International Security Driver Association (ISDA) Executive Protection and Secure Transportation Magazine (EPST) is one of the oldest Protective Services publications in the profession. The magazine has been read by Executive Protection and Secure Transportation practitioners from over 300 Fortune companies, security personnel for High-Net-Worth Families, Private Security Companies, and various Military/Government agencies through four decades.Read More
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.
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
From the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) October 2019 In 2018, there were more than 9,600 terrorist attacks…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
While doing some research on EP/Secure Transportation training, we ran across the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4). If you are involved in event security, I would suggest taking a look at their website and magazine (URLs below).
However, what got our (ISDA) attention is that they have a certification program – Certified Sports Security Profession (CSSP), which is accredited by ANSI.Read More
The book is a resource for women considering a profession in security, or for those seeking to advance to its highest levels of management. It provides a historical perspective on how women have evolved in the industry, as well as providing real-world tips and insights on how they can help shape its future.
Women in the Security Profession describes available development opportunities, offering guidance from experienced women professionals who have risen through the ranks of different security sectors.Read More
I received Michael’s new book, The Protected. The Protected is a must-read for all involved in the Protection Profession.Read More
We have discussed the effects of cold weather on tires many times, but with the record-breaking heat across Europe and in parts of the US, we thought it would be an excellent time to discuss the effect of extreme heat on tires and vehicle control.Read More
The question often asked on Social Media is “What training programs should I attend?”
Once asked, there are a significant amount of training programs suggested and advice given.Read More
This month ISDA member Aristides Gonzalez had the opportunity to pay it forward by teaching a course, in Houston, for teenagers who are in transition from high school to the College experience. Several Safety & Security topics were shared with teenagers and parents.
The course covered crime prevention, active shooter, responding to emergencies/crisis, and responsibilities as a driver.Read More
ISDA member Tom Pecora’s Book “GUARDIAN – Life in the Crosshairs of the CIA’s War on Terror” is available for purchase.Read More