Webinar – Securing Our Corporate Leaders: A Survey of Executive Protection Practices

All research begins with a question. Ours was simple: “What are organizations doing to protect their top people?” The answer is deceptively complex—in part because of the vast range of corporate environments that exist, and in part because of the absence of central governing bodies or regulation around executive protection. Based on survey results of more than 400 practitioners and interviews …

Travel Research Advisors Announces Strategic Partnership Between Savoya and Groundwork to Provide Secure Ground Transportation in Elevated Risk Markets

Travel Research Advisors is pleased to announce a strategic partnership between two of its subsidiary brands — Savoya and Groundwork — to provide secure executive ground travel solutions in international markets with increased security risks. “Travel risks continue to escalate around the globe,” states founder Robert Dobrient, explaining the new relationship between the two companies. “Over the last year, Savoya …

Groundwork Attends 2018 Global Security Exchange (GSX)

Thank you to everyone who helped make Groundwork’s appearance at the 64th annual Global Security Exchange in Las Vegas, NV a rousing success last month. Keeping busy with a steady stream of visitors to its new, expanded exhibit, the Groundwork team was proud to unveil its new portal at this year’s event, complete with Live Ops view—a critical part of …

How to Choose a Security-Trained Driver (And Why You Need One)

Up to 85 percent of attacks on principals happen in or around a vehicle, says Greg Threatt of Threatt Protection Services in a recent Security article, What to Look for in Travel Security and Executive Protection Services. Threatt concludes that having a security-trained driver is paramount to a successful executive protection program. Learn more in the Security Magazine article How to …

New Groundwork Webinar: Travel Security in the Modern Era

Recently, Groundwork’s COO, Donny Purdy, joined Monica Weber of Dataminr for a conversation on “Travel Security in the Modern Era.” The impetus for the webinar came from the growing number of discussions around duty of care, specifically how it applies to the particularly challenging situation of travel safety. In the recording, Purdy and Weber discuss the evolving nature of the …