Entries by Prashant

Stalker Security – One In Five Women Are Affected…

Stalker Security When we think of stalkers, death threats or stalker security we tend to think of it as being a problem for high profile personalities or celebrities. Most situations involving the every day layperson rarely make the news unless the circumstances are drastic, but it is a problem much more common that most of us realise. […]

Who Needs a Bodyguard and How Do You Hire One? – Part 1

For those who aren’t familiar with it, the task of hiring a bodyguard or executive protection agent can be overwhelming. Knowing whether you actually need one can be a mystery, let alone knowing what to look for. With that in mind, we recorded a couple of episodes of the Wheels Up Podcast where we covered […]

Surviving Hotel Terrorist Attacks

With hotels becoming an increasingly popular target for militant attacks around the world, the issue of hotel security and appropriate travel precautions is growing in importance for business travellers and tourists. In one catastrophic year alone (2008), militants killed at least 54 people in a suicide bomb attack on Islamabad’s Marriott hotel, 71 people in […]

The Realities of Executive Protection & More. Interview with Guest Steve Albritton – Part 2

In a previous post and podcast episode we discussed executive protection recruitment and more with Steve Albritton, a respected security industry consultant based in Florida, USA. In this continuation of our discussion Steve shares how to build a security team from scratch, how to factor medical issues into a risk mitigation task, why staff sometimes need to be at […]

The Cost of Protecting the Boss

With executive compensation practices and policies a salient topic since the 2008 global financial crisis, the cost of security for executives has come closer to the spotlight.  Though the term “executive protection” conjures up images of extravagance for most, the Fortune 100 sees it as a necessity.  In 2014, Salesforce spent almost 1.5 million USD […]

Executive Protection Personnel – Panoptic Solutions | Russ Price

EXECUTIVE PROTECTION PERSONNEL Executive Protection is all about people. The right people, in the right place, at the right time doing the right job for our clients. Panoptic Solutions prides itself on employing, contracting and engaging the right people. We are fortunate to have a team consisting of former military, law enforcement, emergency services and corporate security professionals. […]

Acting with Military Precision

Ex serviceman Troy Claydon tells Jonathan Jackson about the correlation between Airforce disciplines and how his business Panoptic Solutions is meeting the security needs of vulnerable businesses and individuals. The harsh, military environment has been a breeding ground for many entrepreneurs. As Bill Murphy Jnr says in an article for Inc. Magazine, “veterans bring amazing advantages […]

Introducing Wheels Up Podcast Co-host Steve Albritton

We’re excited to introduce co-host, Steven Albritton, to our listeners. Steve Albritton served with the Marines and a state police force in the USA before taking on a role as security manager for a high net worth individual and family. Since leaving that role, Steve has established OPStructure, an industry consultancy taking on project work but focussing on […]

A holistic approach to close protection services – Interview with Ronin SA’s Timm Smith.

AN INTERVIEW ABOUT CLOSE PROTECTION WITH RONIN SA FOUNDER, TIMM SMITH Close Protection, Close Personal Protection, Bodyguarding or Executive Protection, call it what you will, there is an art to providing a professional service. With a global network of graduates who started as students searching for that level of professionalism,  Ronin SA is cited as one of […]