The Security Evacuation Handbook Vol I

The Security Evacuation Handbook

Volume I: Fundamentals & Planning

30 December 2020 · 409 pages · $28.95

The first volume of a two-volume series focused on the planning and execution of security evacuations.

This volume will introduce the concept of security evacuations, explore the pros and cons of different evacuation options, and walk you through the evacuation planning process.

Updated to Version 4 on 31 May 2022

Also available in a bundled set with Volume II.

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The Security Evacuation Handbook Vol II

The Security Evacuation Handbook

Volume II: Decision-Making & Execution

31 March 2021 · 338 pages · $28.95

The second volume of a two-volume series focused on the planning and execution of security evacuations.

This volume will introduce a number of different decision-making frameworks you can use to determine when to evacuate. This volume will also walk through the process of evacuation execution from start to finish.

Updated to Version 2 on 31 May 2022

Also available in a bundled set with Volume I.

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The Crisis Simulation Handbook

The Crisis Response Handbook

28 February 2021 · 214 pages · $18.95

The Crisis Response Handbook explains how to prepare for, and respond to, crisis events.

This handbook is designed as a reference for people who are members of Crisis Response Teams. No matter your level of experience, this book will improve your capability to effectively respond to a crisis.

Updated to Version 2 on 8 April 2022

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The Crisis Simulation Handbook

The Crisis Simulation Handbook

31 January 2021 · 430 pages · $28.95

The Crisis Simulation Handbook explains how to plan, design and deliver world-class crisis simulation exercises.

This handbook is a technical reference for professionals, breaking down the processes of exercise planning, design and delivery.

Also available in a bundled set with The Crisis Response Handbook.

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The Guide to Travelling in Higher-Risk Environments

The Guide to Travelling in Higher-Risk Environments

Published 3 July 2020 · 222 pages · $9.99

The comprehensive guide to staying safe while travelling in higher-risk environments.

Updated to Version 4 on 6 April 2022

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Under the Radar

Under the Radar

27 November 2020 · 334 pages · $14.99

As a traveller, your abilities to dynamically assess threats and risks, and to mitigate those risks, are the foundations of assuring your safety and security while travelling.

But what happens if, despite your best efforts, you do get into trouble? What if you’re confronted when out on the street? What if you’re hauled in for questioning or interrogation? What if you’re tortured? How about if you’re locked in a secure facility? How would you escape? If you were able to escape, how would you successfully evade a search and get yourself to safety?

This book will place you directly into dire and desperate situations like those you might encounter in higher-risk locations. Rather than leaving you to fend for yourself, I’ll walk you through how to assess your situation, devise a plan and then execute that plan. I’ll share the essential planning considerations and operational techniques to help you get yourself out of dangerous and potentially life-threatening situations.

Updated to Version 4 on 6 April 2022

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The Field Guide to Deployment Planning

The Field Guide to Deployment Planning

16 July 2020 · 79 pages · $6.99

The field guide to planning engagements in complex or higher-risk locations and getting there safely.

This guide contains actionable advice in an easily digestible format, covering preliminary planning, travel arrangements, communications, IT equipment, power, packing, money, your personal profile, local support, physical and psychological preparation, and contingency planning.

Three new chapters added in Version 3.

Updated to Version 3 on 28 November 2022

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The Field Guide to Personal Security

The Field Guide to Personal Security

28 August 2020 · 102 pages · $9.99

The second installment of our Field Guide series, The Field Guide to Personal Security is focused on ensuring that you can stay safe while operating on the ground in complex and higher-risk environments.

The Field Guide to Personal Security covers a broad range of situations, risks and threats. You'll learn about the essential aspects of deployment preparation, including what protective equipment and communications equipment you may require. From there, you'll learn how to orientate to your new environment. You'll be especially vulnerable during this period, so it's important you plan your activities to minimise these vulnerabilities. You'll learn what actions you can take to stay safe while in your accommodation, while on the streets and while driving.

Shifting up a notch, you'll learn about the risks of protests and riots, and how to stay safe in situations where non-lethal weapons and riot control agents are being used. You'll also learn how to avoid, detect and evade hostile surveillance, and how to navigate a range of petty corruption scenarios. Finally, you'll learn how to respond to confrontation in the streets, including how to deal with armed engagements.

This field guide is essential reading for anyone travelling to higher-risk locations.

Updated to Version 3 on 28 November 2022

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The Field Guide to Accommodation Security

The Field Guide to Accommodation Security

26 September 2020 · 174 pages · $14.99

The third volume in our Field Guide series, The Field Guide to Accommodation Security is designed to guide you in the selection of secure accommodation during engagements in complex and higher-risk environments.

The guide focuses on the security of hotels, apartments, guesthouses and residences. You'll learn the advantages and disadvantages of each accommodation option. You'll also learn how to assess the security of your accommodation and the options available to you to augment security and increase the level of protection.

Updated to Version 3 on 28 November 2022

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The Field Guide to Transport Security

The Field Guide to Transport Security

30 October 2022 · 177 pages · $14.99

The fourth volume in our Field Guide series, The Field Guide to Transport Security is focused on keeping you and your team safe while you're on the road in complex and higher-risk environments.

Driving in developing countries and higher-risk environments poses specific risks to your safety and security. Even relatively routine events like a flat tire can expose you and your team to a host of known and unknown risks. Fortunately, many of the risks inherent with driving in higher-risk environments can be mitigated through effective planning and preparation. At the same time, you’ll need to have comprehensive contingency plans in place for when things go wrong.

This field guide covers a range of topics relating to vehicle operations, including understanding your operating environment, vehicle selection and preparation, driving, route and convoy planning, security escorts, armoured vehicles, communications, operational security and contingencies.

Updated to Version 3 on 28 November 2022

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The Field Guide Bundle

The Field Guide Series Bundle

$39.99 (price if sold separately $46.96)

This bundle includes all four volumes of the Field Guide series, including The Field Guide to Deployment Planning, The Field Guide to Personal Security, The Field Guide to Accommodation Security, and The Field Guide to Transport Security.

All Field Guides in this bundle are in PDF format.

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