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Intelligent Protection International Limited's CEO Alex Bomberg talks with BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Anna King about the BBC series Bodyguard, what it takes to be a bodyguard in the UK, what skills and traits clients look for in a personal bodyguard.
There are a whole range of different roles that Dogs play in security, from Search Dogs and Patrol Dogs to Military and Police Attack Dogs. In this blog we look at those roles, what training Security Dogs receive and what accreditation is available in the UK.
Intelligent Protection International Limited is pleased to announce the opening of its first office in the USA and its further expansion plans for the next 18 months in the Americas. Alex Bomberg, Group CEO explains how this is the next logical step for the firm.
The number of female Bodyguards working within the Executive Protection industry is maybe less than 10% although these numbers are thought to have risen in recent years. What role do females play in Executive Protection? Virgine Roux looks at operational deployment and skills.
In light of the recent story in relation to Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, Virginie Roux looks at how you can stay safe while still enjoying Social Media. Lock down your profile and be sure to be careful what personal information you post online.
Sat Rayit takes a good look at Situational Awareness and asks, "just how tuned in are we to our environment?" and, offers some great Personal Safety Advice and tips on staying safe while on the move in the urban environment.
Celebrity stalking cases are very often far more publicised than the most severe cases of stalking we sometimes see in the press. Here Alex Bomberg looks a five examples of celebrity stalking and what impact security or the lack of it might have played in the outcomes.
If you use force as a Bodyguard, have you failed? Sat Rayit looks at reasonable use of force for Bodyguards and discusses in detail the decision-making process based on the ‘National Decision-Making Model’. Can you justify your actions in court?
Discuss the Close Protection industry and people start thinking 'The Bodyguard'... Alex Bomberg takes a look at the iconic 1990's film, 'The Bodyguard' and seperates fact from fiction, dissecting the films three major storylines.
An interview with Intelligent Protection International Limited team members and CEO on protecting Royal families, UHNWI's and Clients around the globe.
George Foster, Group Managing Director discusses our new office in Paris, being the only UK firm with CNAPS certification for Close Protection Services and the future of armed bodyguards in France.
BBC Radio 4 interview with Alex Bomberg, Group CEO in relation to the Kim Kardashian robbery in Paris and the Close Protection failings.
Did Social Media usage play a big part in robbery? Was security adequate for a person of such wealth?
Operational Psychology and Social Engineering are all around us, from influence operations carried out but Super Powers, through to your everyday interactions on Social Media.
This article looks at Social Engineering in espionage, giving examples of how targets are chosen based on MICE!
Hiring a Bodyguard can be a daunting task if you have never done it before. Even if you have hired private security many times, it can still be full of pit falls.
Our guide on "How to hire a Bodyguard" discussed the different types of Close Protection, what questions to ask and what to expect.
TSCM Sweeps are carried out to discover if an area is being monitored by covert listening devices.
An in depth guide on how to commission a TSCM Sweep, what questions to ask and a little bit of information on what equipment is used and how a TSCM Sweep is conducted.
In the wake of the Kim Kardashian robbery in Paris, France, Group CEO Alex Bomberg discusses the need to control and monitor social media use.
A very useful article for both security professionals and managers alike, given that few companies operate a Social Media Policy.
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