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LA Confidential Interview: Everything A-List

LA Confidential Mag - Apr 2017Today, we are speaking with acclaimed security expert and renowned executive protection mogul, Kent Moyer, CEO of The World Protection Group, Inc. & 001. When it comes to protecting high net-worth individuals and celebrity clients, Kent Moyer has got the 411 on everything A-list.

LA CONFIDENTIAL: Kent, can you tell me a bit about your background?

KENT MOYER: My first job in this industry was working for Playboy, protecting Mr. Hugh Hefner and his family at the Playboy Mansion. Today, I am CEO of The World Protection Group and […]

By |2019-05-30T13:18:20-07:00May 30th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

The Modern Samurai Who Safeguards The Rich & Famous

In this occasional series, OZY takes to streets and neighborhoods across the globe to ask a simple question: “How was your day?”

Kent Moyer
Los Angeles

My day was pretty good, I’m up early — at 5, no later than 5:30 — and in an office way before everybody else. I’m in law enforcement and I work intelligence. The first thing in the day, I check intel from the night before and from that morning.

We’re unique. We handle a lot of rich and famous clients, from dignitaries to celebrities. It’s very important to be confidential and set up an entire system to protect […]

By |2019-05-30T13:21:33-07:00May 28th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Top 3 Incidents Proving Privacy & Confidentiality are an Investment & Luxury

Personal information is a huge investment that most big names spend billions of money to VIP protect. Confidentiality and privacy are essential because they help build trust and keep your client safe from external information intruders.  Confidentiality also builds and helps information to freely flow without the fear of third parties getting a hitch of your private discussions. In the past years or months so to say, some incidences have proved how it is crucial to invest in a sturdy cyber protection path.

By |2019-05-30T17:21:24-07:00May 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Security Challenges That VIPs, Dignitaries and Celebrities Face

Being famous comes with various benefits such as receiving special treatment, recognition and countless opportunities that make you even richer. However, fame has its downside, and some of its cons can be dangerous. Security is one of the greatest challenges of being a VIP, dignitary or a celebrity.

Stalking

Having a large crowd of fans and followers can be fun and exciting until one of them turns out to be mentally unstable. Stalking involves someone repeatedly following you, sending you gifts, inappropriate correspondence, checking your social media, knowing your every move or stealing from you and sending threats. […]

By |2019-05-30T17:32:39-07:00May 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

What to Expect From International Executive Protection Companies

Offering effective executive protection is a challenge to many international firms due to the high standards of services needed by high-net-worth individuals. Executive protection operations include 24/7 command centers, protective intelligence, advances, electronic security systems, the use of drones, and armored vehicles. Although many global companies offering VIP protection, identifying a good one is a challenge. Don’t know of what to expect from an international executive protection agency? Never mind! The following is an overview of what to anticipate:

  •         High-standard of security services: The Company must meet the threshold of international security […]
By |2019-05-30T17:45:08-07:00May 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Why Privacy & Confidentially Are One Of The Most Important Elements in Executive Protection

More often than not, prominent people and their families are embarrassed because of the unwarranted invasion of their privacy. Globally, criminals use online platforms to target high net worth individuals to extort money from them. Also, many incidents have occurred whereby cyber thugs have hacked into the email and social media accounts of very important personnel (VIP) for their selfish gain.

Are you one of the VIPs? Are you bothered about your private security? Do you know where you can get professional executive protection? Worry no more! By the time you finish reading this article, you would have […]

By |2019-06-11T11:33:13-07:00May 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Quoted in Forbes: Mark Zuckerberg’s Security Costs Have Surged, Unlike Bezos, Ellison And Others

As the net worth of the five richest American company founders has more than doubled over five years, the personal security costs to their companies have not grown at the same rate—with the exception of Mark Zuckerberg.

The billionaire Facebook founder draws a salary of $1 and receives no bonus. But in the aftermath of last spring’s shooting rampage at YouTube’s headquarters, which left three people injured and rattled Silicon Valley, Facebook’s board of directors granted Zuckerberg a $10 million yearly allowance to pay for the personnel, equipment and services needed to keep him and his family safe. That was […]

By |2019-06-11T11:30:59-07:00March 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Newly-Elected L.A. County Sheriff to be Keynote Speaker at The World Protection Group Invitation Only Security Event

“This is going to be a fantastic event,” states Kent Moyer, “We are excited and honored to have the New L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva speak at our event.”

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, January 18, 2019 — Kent Moyer, CEO and President of the World Protection Group, is head of the International Executive Protection & Consulting firm that supports law enforcement agencies in many service areas. Now, the World Protection Group is having its 6th Annual Security Briefing Luncheon on January 23, 2019, and newly elected L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has been announced […]

By |2019-06-11T11:30:16-07:00January 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

CEO Kent Moyer Quoted in Wired: Security in Silicon Valley

PROMINENT SILICON VALLEY companies spend liberally to protect their intellectual property. Some also shell out considerable amounts to protect their executives. Apple’s most recent proxy statement, filed earlier this month, shows the company spent $310,000 on personal security for CEO Tim Cook. But that’s a fraction of other tech giants’ expenditures.

Amazon and Oracle spent about $1.6 million each in their most recent fiscal years to protect Jeff Bezos and Larry Ellison, respectively, according to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. And Google’s parent company, Alphabet, laid out more than $600,000 protecting CEO Sundar Pichai and almost $300,000 […]

By |2019-06-11T11:27:14-07:00January 17th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Quoted in Yahoo! News: Golden Globes Security Ramped Up After European Terror Attacks

Originally published in Yahoo! News January 6, 2018

The sun is out for today’s Golden Globes but so is the bomb squad and more security than ever before.

In the wake of last month’s gunman attack at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France and the New Year’s Eve knifing rampage that left three injured in Manchester, UK, Hollywood is on high alert as the 76th Hollywood Foreign Press Association shindig gets underway this evening at the Beverly Hilton.

“The recent attacks in Europe only reinforce that nothing can be left […]

By |2019-01-08T04:55:30-07:00January 8th, 2019|Media|0 Comments
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