Inductive Observation – Watching & Understanding People

The following article is taken from Chapter 3 of my book Surveillance Zone.  The book gives you an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look into the mysterious world of private-sector espionage, surveillance detection and covert protective operations. Back when I was living in Tokyo, I met a fellow Israeli named Danny who became my closest friend during my years in… Read More Inductive Observation – Watching & Understanding People

Covert Operations – Common Misconceptions

This article will cover some of the more common misconceptions I’ve encountered among non-practitioners of covert operations (mainly those who want to employ covert operators). For those interested in getting tips for field operators, please check out my previous articles, Tips & Suggestions for Covert Operators and Tips & Suggestions for SD Operators. Overt—Low-Profile—Covert I… Read More Covert Operations – Common Misconceptions

Debrief: 2017

Well, it’s been another great year. There sure have been some crazy at times (and don’t get me started on politics…), but not unlike last year, this has been the best year yet for Protection Circle, and for me personally. The blog shot up to over 80,000 reads this year alone, and readership since its… Read More Debrief: 2017

Lessons From The Field: Covert Operations

What follows is Chapter 9 of my new book Surveillance Zone.  The book gives you an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look into the mysterious world of private-sector espionage, surveillance detection and covert protective operations. Here’s where you can find it: Amazon & Kindle: http://amzn.to/2qJo9gq iBooks: http://apple.co/2qPJ9RP Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/2sz6dFK A technology conference somewhere in Silicon Valley, 2013. The tech conference was… Read More Lessons From The Field: Covert Operations