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Celebrity Protection: Three Fundamental Tips You Need to Know

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Celebrities spend millions of dollars per year to keep themselves and their properties safe. For instance, early this year, Business Insider reported that rapper 50 Cent spends $70,000 a month to secure his 52-room Connecticut mansion. The total amount he spends annually to secure his properties and for personal security is cross to $1.6 million. 

As you can see, protecting celebrities today is much more than physically shielding them from harm by rogue fans or enemies. It encompasses a broad range of services such as close protection, preventing unwanted intrusions and property protection.

If your mandate as a security leader is to protect celebrities, here are key fundamentals you need to keep in mind.

Conducting Risk Analysis

The first step you need to take is to conduct a comprehensive risk analysis. There are several questions you will need to ask as part of the risk analysis. Does the client regularly travel to dangerous places? Has there been a history of security threats against the celebrity? What kind of security threat is your client most venerable?  This step requires full cooperation from the celebrity to make a strong case for protection.

Protection of Property

According to the recent news published on news.co.au, Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint of $14 million in jewels and phones. You should, therefore, ensure the celebrity's personal and work devices are secure. All sensitive data on those devices should also be encrypted using powerful data encryption software. For home protection, you can hire highly-trained security detail and install high-tech systems such as digital fingerprint identification and motion-triggered cameras.

Educate Celebrities About Possible Threats

Many fans do not have bad intentions, but your mandate as a security leader is to educate your client about potential security threats they may face. You can start with security awareness training to help them determine a real risk from just a typical fan.

Are You Ready for Expert Celebrity Protection?

GSS Security Services, Inc. has been providing celebrity security services for decades. We offer discreet, armed and unarmed escort and guard services internationally for clients and their loved ones. Contact us today for your free consultation!

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Why Is Celebrity Protection Services a Great Investment

Celebrity Protection Services

Many people envy the celebrity lifestyle, but few people understand the danger that comes with their fame. For instance, according to Mercury News, "late rapper, Nipsey Hussle went to his clothing store without security to help his friend get new clothes and was murdered". Incidents like these heighten the need for celebrity security protection. In fact, a personal bodyguard is different from security and work differently to meet celebrity needs, but have a few similarities. A security guard protects people and property while a bodyguard works to protect an individual. 

What Are the Benefits of Celebrity Protection Services 

As an influential personality, your events can be overwhelmed with people that are devoted to your television program or cause. In these instances, your absolute protection is a must. You want to know your safety is guaranteed wherever you go and professional celebrity services can give you peace of mind. Also referred to as executive services, here's what you can expect as a celebrity:

Experience 

At GSS Security Services, we provide over 25 years of excellence in our field. We understand that it's impossible to predict when an incident will occur and that celebrities are at greater risk in their day-to-day lives. Our experience helps celebrities feel protected wherever they go with services that include:

  • Complete and experienced security for all events 
  • Licensed, bonded & insured security experts 
  • Drug-free workplace 
  • Quality protection services 
  • Crime prevention services 

Highly Trained 

Our team of security experts is highly trained in high-risk security operations. We can secure celebrities on open grounds or wide space venues. We work diligently to provide you with 24/7 security in a post 9/11 era. Don't trust your celebrity security needs to an unknown by employing the help of a professional security expert. 

Learn More About Celebrity Protection Services

You're invited to contact us at GSS Security Services for free celebrity consultation today!

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Reducing the Risks Posed by Protesters to Your Special Event

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You may think your special event won't attract protests. In this increasingly political age, though, more people are willing to physically gather to voice their thoughts about people, nonprofit organizations and special interest groups that are even just loosely connected to a political cause. In fact, a Washington Post poll found that 1 in 5 Americans have participated in some sort of political rally or protest since 2016.

Reducing Risks From Protestors

Your special event doesn't even have to be promoting a controversial cause; perhaps one of your guests or attendees has attracted attention on a recent issue. That could be enough to draw protesters. (Just one example from this year: Crowds gathered outside an international auto show's charity preview event to protest one automaker's decision to close local plants.) In today's political climate, it's clear that you simply can't take a chance with security at your upcoming event.

Professional Security

GSS Security Services, Inc., is your answer for discreet, professional security. Should the need arise, we'll be there to protect your patrons, just like we do at hundreds of corporate events, galas, private parties and award shows throughout the country. In addition to preventing potential problems with protesters, we reduce the risk of "gate crashers" and work to make sure your guests and their personal belongings are safe throughout the event. Conflicts between guests can be handled quickly and quietly to prevent distractions that take others' eyes off the main fundraising event or celebration.

Learn More About Reducing the Risks Posed by Protesters

Our complete suite of services protects you and your guests, regardless of the size or type of event you're planning. We can assist with equipment rental, permit acquisitions, transportation and parking. By covering all the details, we can help ensure that your event will go smoothly with no security issues.

To learn more about how GSS Security Services can work with you for a safe and successful special event, contact us today.

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Why Security Services Are Relevant to Your Business

Why Security Services Are Relevant to Your Business

Ensuring your guests are safe and protected are important at corporate, professional, and social events including businesses like shopping outlets and hotels. A professional security team can provide your guests with a sense of safety which is essential when hiring an expert to secure you or your business. People want to feel safe when they're attending your functions too. In fact, professional security understands the importance of safety and offer strategic techniques that civilians don't utilize. Plus, their certification gives them special privileges to use in their field of safety. 

Top 3 Reasons Your Business Needs Professional Security Services 

Deter Criminal Activity 

Often times, criminals will bypass your business even if you've employed security personnel. Opportunistic criminals look for unsecured homes and businesses as their target. Professional security puts armed or unarmed security officers where you need them to secure your premises. The presence of security will make the host, patrons, and business owner feel safe. 

Effectively Handle Security Issues 

When your business or event is faced with an issue, professional security has qualified, skilled training to effectively handle most situations. In fact, they can work with law enforcement to help solve crimes associated with your venue or event. Security experts are qualified in questioning witnesses, response time, securing victims, and taking reports.  

Manage The Crowd 

An unruly crowd can be the first sign of trouble at your event. Professional security can help control rowdy, drunk, or aggressive attendees. They're highly trained at keeping your premises under surveillance and to suppress a threat. 

Why Businesses Choose GSS Security Services 

With over 25 years of excellence, GSS Security Services understands how paramount personal security services is in today's economic and political climate. As the nation's leading full-service security, we offer professional, skillful, and discreet managed services. We serve both domestic and international clients. For your protection, you're invited to contact us at GSS Security Services today!

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