There is a core group of ISDA members who offer training. Their training programs cover EP, Protective Driving, Self-Defense, Firearms Instruction, Nightclub Security and Tactical/ pre-hospital medical instruction.Read More
The following video is from ISDA Member Mark James. It is an overview of Chapter 10 of Mark’s new book Defensive Handgun II. The video covers Bikes and Bullets and helps dispel some common myths about engaging a threat from your bike and understanding the tactical triad of cover, concealment, and distance within the context of your motorcycle.Read More
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.Read More
One of the advantages of age – and so far the only advantage I have found – is that I have been a witness to some of the events that changed the way the industry works and trains. These were “game-changing incidents”–vehicle attacks that rewrote the rules for close protection and security driving.Read More
Consumer Reports just announced the results of its Annual Auto Survey based on data on reliability collected from the vehicles of over 500,000 Consumer Reports members. From this data, Consumer Reports can let shoppers know which vehicles are likely to have troublesome turbocharged engines, infuriating infotainment systems, and taxing transmissions, among other problems.Read More
The authors 2018 Chatter Matters Word of Mouth report studied 1,001 people to learn how they make decisions.
No matter how many emails you send, how many Facebook ads you post, how high you rank in Google search results—all those marketing tactics pale in success when compared with word-of-mouth marketing.Read More
This is an excerpt Transportation Security White Paper I wrote in 1979, (that would be 40 years ago). The paper was written for the International Association…Read More
International Terrorism Guide Website is a ready reference guide for LE, intelligence, military and security personnel about international terrorist threatsRead More
For many, finding a career path or advancing a career is the most challenging task they face. There are no guarantees for success, but there is a path to it. Many may have the desire and passion for succeeding in a profession, but having a successful career requires a plan, a roadmap. A roadmap shows a destination, or one’s goals, and the practical steps necessary to get to the desired destination.
ISDA has created a protective services roadmap to success.Read More
Authored by Glenn P. McGovern and written in 2011, Drawn from case examples of incidents from around the world, Targeted Violence: A Statistical and Tactical…Read More
Zach’s advice to help you expand your personal brand is this. Do what you’re doing in this thread. Sounds simple enough, right? I’ll break down…Read More
The ISDA’s Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News Podcast is a convenient communication tool that can increase your professional development. Every weekday, in audio format,…Read More
LaSorsa & Associates, an industry leader in executive protection training, recently announced that they will be partnering with Tony Scotti’s Vehicle Dynamics Institute (VDI), the global leader in specialized driver training, to provide those who matter the most – their students and clients – even greater training value from their standardized and custom executive protection training courses.Read More
Pirelli Is Launching Smart Tires That Can Monitor Wear and Load From Car and Driver Pirelli is among the first tire manufacturers to introduce a…Read More
Winter isn’t the only season that can take a toll on driving safety. It is important to keep your passengers safe on the road during summer, too. Extreme heat can damage your vehicle and put you and your principal at risk of a breakdown.
Here are a few articles of interest.Read More