Top 5 Security Recommendations When Working-From-Home

The COVID19 pandemic has changed the office landscape, pushing workers out of the office buildings and into their homes.  With remote work attracting and retaining talent, and some employers already advising it’s okay to continue to stay at home, it is here to stay in some form or another.

Here are the Top 5 areas that businesses (employers) should be concerned about with the increase in working-from-home.

    1. BREACHES OF CONFIDENTIALITY & PROPRIETARY INFORMATION: This can be either through an intentional or unintentional means.Intentional: Certain nation-states have spies that have infiltrated employers/companies through legitimate avenues of employment (either direct employment or via a staffing agency). 
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Mental Health Security for Employees

Right now, like many employees out there, we are working from home. While it may seem like being at home is about the safest spot possible, that’s not necessarily true. We sat down with our friend and PRS consultant, Dr. Michael Corcoran. He is a behavioral psychologist and has many years of experience in dealing with volatile situations.

In our series, “Strong, Safe & True”, we are looking to arm companies and leaders with the knowledge of how to identify a potential problem and what to do about it.  It has never been more important as we are all facing new realities and environments forced on us by Covid-19.… Read More

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

Welcome Natasha Ryan to the PRS team!

We are very excited to announce that on Monday January 11th, 2021 Natasha Ryan joins the Premier Risk Solutions management team as Director of Business Development & Communications!  Natasha comes to us after an award-winning career with ~20 years of work in media and communications, spanning time on both coasts of the U.S.  Natasha is located in the greater Seattle metropolitan area where company headquarters of operations is located.

Having been a recipient of protective services in her prior profession as well as a self-professed “military brat”, she has a keen understanding and appreciation for all things in the private security profession. … Read More

How to Improve Situational Awareness in the Seattle Workplace

situational awareness seattleJust because you have an executive protection team on your company’s premises, this doesn’t mean employees have no responsibility when it comes to security. Staff members need to be educated in situational awareness practices to maintain optimal safety at work.

What Is Situational Awareness?

Situational awareness means being aware of your surroundings, including the location, people, and events occurring within your immediate vicinity. The idea is to actively scan for potential threats, wrongdoing and suspicious activity. It’s something all executive security personnel are trained in. Staff members from the CEO to entry-level workers should also receive basic risk assessment training.

Make Situational Awareness a Part of the Onboarding Process

One good way to accomplish this safety measure is by having all new employees undergo a basic situational awareness course as part of their orientation.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

The Power of Empathy

The Power of Empathy is discussed from a panelist of speakers including:
power of empathy

Our experts cover:

  • Why this topic is most important today
  • What it is (and isn’t)
  • It’s types, barriers to empathy, signs of empathy, as well as its role in conflict resolution and relationship development
  • It’s Real World Applications
  • Tips and Strategies
  • It’s Long-Term Benefits and how you can further develop your empathic skills for the workplace

Learn these identifiable traits and valuable experiences of our panelists as they share what they have learned over the years. … Read More

Basic Information about Executive Protection Services in Seattle

executive protection services seattleWould you or your business benefit from executive protection services in Seattle? Hiring a company to assist with security will have a significant impact on your organization, so it’s important to gather as much information about the process as possible. Keep the following in mind as you decide what’s best for your company.

What is Executive Protection?

A private security service company can provide world class executive protection solutions for any threat to your business or organization. Highly trained professionals will use advanced planning tactics and research in risk assessment to develop the perfect long-term plan for your situation.

Who Provides the Services?

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