Arnold Schwarzenegger attacked – what went wrong? Were Buddyguards protecting him?

In May of this year, the 71-year-old former governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked in South Africa. Videos have confirmed that he was actually kicked in the back. Schwarzeneggar did have a protective detail, which you can see in the videos. Unfortunately, they made some clear simple mistakes that showed they did not have the correct training to protect such a high-profile individual.

Many people think that just because they are hiring people who label themselves as security and protection experts, that’s who they are really getting.  However, just because someone may have experience with weapons […]

By |2019-08-20T13:27:04-07:00August 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

CEOs, are you using untrained Bodyguards or Buddyguards?

As a CEO, you may rely on others to make necessary protection arrangements for you. This includes your security detail when you are traveling or going to special events. Unfortunately, the person making your arrangements may not know all there is to know about executive protection, and you could end up with a Bodyguard, or worse, a Buddyguard.

What are Bodyguards and Buddyguards?

Bodyguards are untrained thugs who are typically large in stature and hired to protect an individual. However, due to their lack of training, they are not the best option when it comes to real protection […]

By |2019-08-20T13:10:55-07:00August 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

All billionaires should never get your mail at home

When you are a high-net-worth individual, you want to protect your privacy, confidentiality,  and avoid any potential security issues. It is especially true when it comes to your home and family. You never want to put your loved ones in a dangerous situation that should have been avoided. One of the best ways to enhance your executive security when you are a billionaire is never to get your mail at home. 

When you give your address to anyone for mailing purposes, your address goes into databases where anyone can find you. People can then use this […]

By |2019-08-20T12:57:13-07:00August 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Executive Protection – get out of the dinosaur ages & use encrypted communication

To truly protect our clients, we believe in using encrypted communication. When our agents are on a protection detail, texting on regular messaging apps and communicating through personal emails just won’t cut it.

In the past, you may have been able to send a text through your phone’s messaging app without worrying about it getting intercepted by the wrong person. However, in today’s world, those with sensitive information need to protect themselves. To provide the ultimate level of protection, you need encrypted communications.

What is Encrypted Communication?

Encryption is essential for securing data and protecting sensitive information. […]

By |2019-08-20T05:07:27-07:00August 8th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Creating ROI for the CEO that pays 100% for Executive Protection Services

One of the many questions we are asked is: How do high-net-worth individuals pay for executive protection? The answer is simple: Executive Protection pays for itself by creating a return on investment (ROI) for the CEO, paying 100% for their protection services.

Many make the mistake of believing that Executive Protection is about only being a bodyguard. What protection comes down to is careful meticulous planning and client time management. With all of the time saved, you can make it to more meetings, do more work, and make more money.

For example, if a billionaire […]

By |2019-07-31T02:51:29-07:00August 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

First Security Firm to Receive FAA Drone Waiver to Fly Over People

Kent Moyer, Acclaimed Executive Protection Expert, is the first security firm that has received an FAA Drone wavier to fly over top of people

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, July 12, 2019, / — Kent Moyer, CEO and President of the World Protection Group & 001, was informed by the FAA they have received a waiver to fly over Non-Participants wavier. They also have a night wavier to fly operations at night.   

Kent Moyer received his drone training from Dart Drones and has completed their Professional Pilot, Wings Program, TOP Operator program level one. He is an instrument-rated […]

By |2019-08-10T13:52:14-07:00August 5th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Using only one Executive Protection Agent cannot stop any semi-organized attack on a CEO or celebrity

When it comes to celebrities,  you often see only one bodyguard with them, if one at all. We believe that using only one agent cannot stop even a semi-organized attack on a CEO or celebrity, so hiring just one bodyguard is an escort, not a protection detail. This is important no matter where you go, whether it’s a local restaurant or a foreign country. 

Often times, our clients will contact us, asking for just one security driver. It’s important that we tell prospective clients that one bodyguard cannot stop any unorganized attack. If two or even three […]

By |2019-07-17T07:46:08-07:00July 29th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Using Drones to get Evidence on a Cheating Spouse

Many husbands and wives hire private investigators to dig up dirt and catch their spouses in the act of cheating. Unfortunately, PI’s can only go so far on foot and gather so much evidence using their cameras and other technology. Drones security, on the other hand, can get quality evidence on a cheating spouse. Consider hiring a Private Investigator that has drones.

How Drones Can Catch a Cheating Spouse

Let’s say a wife, for example, believes her husband is cheating. She would then go to someone with considerable drone experience like World Protection Group’s CEO, Kent Moyer. […]

By |2019-07-12T00:33:54-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Six Security Steps High Net Worth Chinese Clients Should Take When Traveling

Traveling out of China can be dangerous, especially if you’re going to a place you’ve never been before and haven’t gathered the necessary intelligence to ensure your safety. Here are six security steps high net worth Chinese clients should take when traveling outside of China.

1. Research and Do Intelligence

Before going to a foreign country, it’s essential to gather as much open-source intelligence as possible. You need to know the type of threats and crime in that country or city and evaluate whether you need security based on certain threat levels.

2. Stay Anonymous

Your trip should remain as anonymous as possible. One […]

By |2019-07-24T12:30:17-07:00July 20th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

It is Not About how Good We Can Fight. It is About Delivering Gold Standard Services

When 001 Kent Moyer decided to create a luxury protection entity, he believed that privacy and confidentiality are a luxury to a billionaire, celebrity, or another high net worth individual. We believe that as much as our clients like being in the limelight, they also deserve to have privacy and protection from being hacked.

Privacy is a Luxury

In 2015 Kent went to SDA Bocconi business school, Wharton business school, & HEC Paris business schools to study extensively the strategic management of luxury businesses to study many of the luxury brands of Europe and the United States. 001 […]

By |2019-07-24T09:35:53-07:00July 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments
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