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TERRORIST ATTACKS - ADVICE FOR FAMILIES

The UK and Europe are currently in the mist of a sustained period of terrorist attacks from Islamic extremists. With three attacks in three months in the UK from London to Manchester, targeting tourists, policemen and families of all ages, nationalities an ... (read more)

Monthly Legal Newsletter (June 2017): Online Radicalisation and the Law

Online radicalisation and the law Islamic groups such as ISIL/ISIS are presently the principle threat to the UK’s security[1].   We know that terrorist groups are increasingly using information and communication technology to recruit and radicalise tho ... (read more)

Cyberterrorism and International Legal Regulations

Cyber threats in the form of cyberterrorism are complicated by the overarching international laws, creating challenges for you as security consultants.  I have been asked to advise on the supremacy of legal jurisdictions unfortunately, there is no easy wa ... (read more)

ArmourAgent.com: Connecting Highly-Trained Security Industry Professionals with Employers Looking to Hire the Very Best!

ArmourAgent.com connects trained and experienced Security industry operatives with employers looking to hire vetted & verified Security professionals for short-term and long-term work in challenging environments worldwide. NOTE: We are now offering a f ... (read more)

Social Networking and False Advertising (LinkedIn)

For a period of time now I have been intrigued by the terminology by which guys on the circuit or within the industry in general are describing their professional positions. Many I would say describe their roles correctly, ie CP Operative, Security Manager ... (read more)

HOW TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF SUCCESS IN FINDING EMPLOYMENT OR PROGRESSING YOUR CAREER

Here's my brief to the EP Networking event held in Manchester in October 2015. Introduction  Hopefully today I can help you try to understand the employment and application process a bit better.  For those of you that don't know me my name is Tom Richmo ... (read more)

International affairs, your employment and being personable in executive protection

It is important that as a security operator you understand the theory behind the role in which you are employed. That way you can ensure how you operate is adapted to the changing situation, threat level or country you are working in. Equally important thr ... (read more)

Kidnap & Ransom

Kidnap and Ransom Insurance or “K&R” as it is often referred to as, is designed to protect individuals, families and corporations operating anywhere in the world for whom Kidnap & Ransom may be a very real risk.  We have been helping clients t ... (read more)

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT PATH IN THE SECURITY INDUSTRY FOR YOU

At The Security Advisor we receive hundreds of CV's every year and one thing that really surprises us is the complete randomness of a lot of them. Police men who all of a sudden want to embark on a career in maritime security, taxi drivers who want to work ... (read more)

UK Close Protection Myth or Reality?

This blog was posted on behalf of Shaun Gowland, Managing Director or Risk Contained (http://www.riskcontained.co.uk/). It’s cold, I’m walking across heavy snow it’s around -8, the mountains around me are looking beautiful and all I want is a cup of ... (read more)