NEWS & ANALYSIS

Avoiding Another Giffords-Style Attack

Noted executive protection professional Robert L. Oatman, CPP, offers tips on how to give staff an executive protection mindset and skill set in the aftermath of the Tucson tragedy.

SM Archives: Politicians in the Line of Fire

In a cover story from almost 20 years ago, security professional Joseph A. Kochis, CPP, detailed how to protect a political candidate while out on the campaign trail.

A Company's Top Three Concerns During a Kidnapping

During an employee kidnapping, the company's responsibility to its captive employee isn't the only thing it needs to worry about.

Viewpoint: Safe Rooms are a Safe Investment

A corporate safe room is the best investment a company can make to protect its most valuable assets: its executives. (Online Exclusive)

The Next Big Thing in VIP Protection: Bulletproof Fashion Wear

In Bogota, Colombia, Miguel Caballero has found a fashion niche that may make him the choice tailor to VIPs around the world.

Clear Indicators of Radicalization Are Elusive, Fort Hood Investigators Testify

The lack of clear indicators of radicalization could frustrate the military’s ability to identify service members who pose a threat to their comrades-in-arms, according to the co-chairs of the investigation into the Fort Hood massacre .

Secret Service Security Defeated Almost 100 Times Since 1980

The Secret Service has had its security defeated 91 times since 1980, according to interviews and a secret 2003 report obtained by The Washington Post.

"Crashergate" Fiasco Expected to Raise Security at the White House

The antics of a fame-seeking couple who crashed President Obama's first state dinner will likely lead to stricter security protocols for guests attending functions at the White House, experts and elected officials said.

Past Incident Highlights Risk of Detainees Themselves

Nine years ago, al Qaeda detainee Mamdouh Mahmud Salim viciously attacked a prison guard at the Metropolitan Correctional Center--the same place Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four other defendants will be held during their trial.

India: Prime Minister's Security May Have Led to a Death By Slowing Access to Hospital Services

The visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to a hospital convocation on Tuesday is alleged to have led to the death of a desperately ill man, after Singh's security detail blocked the car holding the man from entering the hospital gates.
 




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