Facts About Executive Protection During COVID in Seattle

executive protection during COVID SeattleHardly any industry is operating exactly the same as it was pre-COVID. The private security industry is no exception. How is executive protection during COVID different? That is, how have procedures changed and how are personnel now operating differently from before?

Social Distancing Enforcement 

Executive security personnel can enforce social distancing rules. This includes patrons maintaining a minimum six-feet distance, wearing masks, sanitizing their hands, etc. Of course, regular staff can perform this function, but visitors may be more inclined to comply when it’s enforced by uniformed security personnel.

Updated Digital Forensics

Cyber-threats have dramatically increased since COVID began. Cyber-criminals know more workplaces are resorting to work-from-home and other remote measures.Read More

Four Executive Security Myths in Seattle

Executive Security Myths SeattleThere are some misconceptions about executive protection we need to set straight. It’s important to know what it entails, what it is and what it is not. Let’s examine some of these executive security myths in detail.

#1: Executive Security Personnel Are Simply Bodyguards 

There’s a prevailing belief that executive security is just a fancy term for bodyguards or hired muscle. Executive security is about safeguarding the client and their property. Yes, this may entail bodyguard duties but it’s so much more than that. It also includes physical and cyber-threat assessment, vehicle patrol, surveillance, digital forensics, and private investigative services.Read More

Reasons to Hire Executive Protection in Seattle

hire executive protection seattleAre you considering reasons to hire executive protection in Seattle? This isn’t a decision you should make lightly. It will definitely have a significant impact on you and your business, so it’s important to work through all available options thoroughly beforehand. There are many reasons to seek private security services.

Increases Productivity

Having executive protection in place can help increase the productivity of those the service is intended for. The individual(s) in question can focus solely on work instead of constantly worrying about safety. The professional guards take on the responsibility of anticipating threats, finding safe travel routes and assessing the risks of any given situation.Read More

What are Executive Security Services in Seattle?

executive security services seattleAre you trying to decide whether executive security services are necessary for you or another associate of your Seattle business? In order to make the best possible decision, it’s important to understand what this service entails. Many private security service companies offer some sort of close protection. This is often most appropriate for executives or other VIPs who require additional protection. Following are some of the key factors of this service.

Elevated Risk

Executive security services often become necessary when a person is at elevated risk. This may be due to a change in company status, wealth, location or even associations with others. Read More

Finding Private Security Services in Seattle: A Few Tips

finding private security servicesNeed help finding private security services for yourself or your business in Seattle? Whatever your needs, from security consulting to digital forensics, it’s important to find professionals you can rely on. With so many companies eager to gain your business, it can be difficult to know where to turn. Locating a high-quality security company doesn’t have to be difficult. Keep the following tips in mind as you begin your search.

Ask Others for Advice

Always start your search for private security services by discussing your needs with others. Company owners and managers in your industry who have needed similar services are your best guides. Read More

Top 11 Event Safety Practices for Reopening

reopening safelyAs the United States continues to plan for its reopening post the COVID-19 pandemic crisis of early 2020, events of all scales and sizes from the small gathering of a handful of people to larger stadium-sized gatherings of thousands of people are a big part of the US economy.  Data sourced from the Events Industry Council in their 2016 US economic significance study indicated there were 5.9m jobs with $249b of labor income generated from them, $104b of taxes at all levels and $446b towards US gross domestic product.  Since the 2020 study is not yet available, 2016 was the most recent to review these statistics. … Read More

Security’s Primary Service: The Road to Comfort

road to comfortHow prophetic of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, during his inaugural address in 1933, when he uttered those famous words, “So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is…fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance…” While the context at the time was far different than our experiences today, these words aptly describe how workers are feeling in 2019. I have been fortunate to work in the public and private sector for over 30 years. Never in my career have I experienced the level of fear in the workplace I see today.… Read More

How to Elevate Your Workplace Violence Prevention Program: Going Beyond the Resume!

This webinar will examine how the workforce continues to evolve with the advancement of technology and sociocultural evolution tools available today.

WPV programPresenters on this panel include:

Michael Delamere, President | Premier Risk Solutions LLC
Jeffrey Harp, Head of Security | San Francisco Public Utilities Commission 
Al Robinette, President | Career Path Consulting & Development 

Listeners will gain a better understanding of approaches and philosophies to increase engagement of personnel working in or assigned within your team in corporate security programs of all vertical markets.

To listen to the full session, please visit the Security Industry Association who hosted our event!… Read More

How to Operate Ethically in Private Security

Let’s start by advising that this is intended to be a high level overview and not a state-by-state or metropolitan jurisdictional driven breakdown.  However, if you are looking for such a thing, this is as decent a resource as one will find out on the net for information for a consolidated breakdown. Although we recommend going directly to the governmental entity in each respective state to illicit information directly from them as laws & statutes can change from year-to-year.

As a 2010 US Department of Justice funded research report points out, private security is an essential element of protecting persons as well as intellectual & physical property of business’ today. … Read More

Connecting the Dots in the World Around You

Acumen Capacity Index™ Series: Systems Judgment

Today we continue our discussion on Acumen Capacity in the protection industry series. In this article, we will focus on the third of six dimensions “Systems Judgement”.

Systems Judgment is the development of the capacity to recognize systems and order in the world. This might include activities such as thinking and planning, concepts and idea development, authoritative order (laws, policies, rules, and procedures), and understanding big picture & long-term objectives.

The capacity to understand how the world around you fits together along with the cause and effect is not universal. Some individuals with high clarity can quickly and easily see patterns, understand the why behind actions, and make better decisions.… Read More