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ROI on Corporate Security Corporate security, while no different from other business functions, can be more complex to navigate and evaluate your ROI. At the end of the day, Corporate Security Officers need to be able to demonstrate how their actions and activities add value to the company, just like any other division! Return on […]

Active Shooter, Crisis Management, Media, Risk Management, Security, Situational Awareness, Work Place Violence

ACTIVE SHOOTER — Survival is a mindset!

Surviving an Active Shooter Event Shaffer Security Group (SSG) knows how to survive Active Shooter Events. Action is survival. Inaction is certain death.  Having a Survival Mindset is critical! On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, walked into the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida and killed 49 people. The death toll makes […]

Active Shooter, Courses, Executive Protection, Risk Management, Security, Self Defence, Situational Awareness, Special Event Security, Tactical Firearms, Work Place Violence

The OODA Loop & the Gift of Fear (?)

The OODA Loop: Wikipedia – not my usual source for information, defines the OODA Loop as an acronym for Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act. Developed by military strategist and U.S. Air Force Colonel John Boyd.  Boyd first applied the concept to aerial combat (Dog Fighting). His approach favors agility over raw power when dealing with human opponents in any endeavor. […]