Acquisition of Presidia Security Consulting
ADGA Group Consultants Inc., a leader in Security Solutions, announces the acquisition of Presidia Security Consulting
Presidia's professionals have a wealth of training and experience in policing, security, investigations and intelligence. We have worked closely with profit and not-for-profit corporations, federal, provincial and municipal government departments and agencies, and with domestic and international police and security organizations. Our solutions are cost-effective and tailored to our clients’ needs.
Our team will provide security solutions that are tailored to your organization’s unique requirements , providing cost-effective protection for your people, information and assets. We will work with you to develop comprehensive solutions, delivered in a timely manner.
Presidia takes pride in providing intelligence products that are thorough, timely and accurate. We will ensure that you have the intelligence you need to make informed decisions based on careful risk assessments so that you can cost-effectively protect your people, information and assets.
Presidia team members provide exceptional investigative services, conducting a careful, detailed and systematic examination of the facts to uncover and understand the truth. Our investigation reports are always timely, thorough and accurate.
Presidia can provide your organization with security training that is tailored to your organization’s unique requirements. Presidia team members have extensive experience providing security awareness, executive protection, counter-intelligence and counter-surveillance training in support of operations at home and abroad, and for high, medium and low threat and risk levels.
Our team members have contributed to inter-agency committees at the Municipal, Provincial, and Federal Government levels, and have worked closely with many other international decision-making bodies. We have shaped and developed best practices for security and law enforcement organizations, and have helped government and corporate agencies to protect their people and their operations – at home and abroad.
Stephen has over thirty years of security and investigations experience. His past career in Canada’s Military Police includes four years as the Canadian Forces Provost Marshal leading an organization of 2000 members delivering policing and security services both in Canada and abroad.
Gilles has more than thirty years of police and security experience. He has conducted and supervised police and security operations both nationally and internationally. A fluently bilingual professional, Gilles has served in several senior positions including that as the Deputy Commander of the CF Military Police Group and Deputy Departmental Security Officer/Chief Investigator at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
W.H. (BUD) GARRICK
William Garrick has more than thirty years of police and security experience. He has conducted and supervised police, intelligence and security operations both nationally and internationally. Bud has served in numerous operational and strategic positions including that of the Commanding Officer for the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service.
VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS
James is a policing and security specialist with more than thirty years of experience. He has conducted police and security operations both domestically and internationally. His broad international experience includes tours in the Middle East, Germany and two tours with the American military.
MANAGER, SUPPORT OPERATIONS
Brian Weatherbee has more than thirty years of police and security experience. Brian has worked with police and security agencies both domestically and internationally. His international experience includes a UN tour in Cyprus and a deployment to the Persian Gulf. Brian also served in New Delhi, India and deployed throughout Asia and Central America.
Jonathan Utton has over twenty five years of international policing, intelligence and security experience both in government and private industry. His extensive background in criminal investigations includes conducting and managing large scale and sensitive investigations, polygraph and forensic interviewing. His international experience includes various operations in Bosnia, England, Belgium, Italy, Germany and Afghanistan.
TECHNICAL SURVEILLANCE COUNTER MEASURES
In todays business landscape consideration of threat levels and protecting your intellectual property against outside entities is a growing concern for every organization. What is the cost of not utilizing a Technical Surveillance Countermeasure (TSCM) program in your daily business? Is the cost associated with the implementation of an effective TSCM program worth a loss on the bottom line of your business? Have you considered the negative impact on the reputation of your organization and the embarrassment to your Executives and Leaders?
WHAT MAKES A GOOD SECURITY LEADER?
The list of traits attributed to great leaders is long and varied indeed: courage, strength, intelligence, honour, energy, adaptability, innovation, initiative – and there are many, many more. In fact, when it comes to discussing leadership attributes, journalists, historians and social scientists seeking to chronicle and analyze the exploits of great leaders are constrained only by vocabulary and imagination.
WHAT IS YOUR SECURITY STRATEGY?
Security is often thought of as a tactical issue that should remain at the “gates and guards” level. While these tactical security pieces may be important they are most effective as part of a security strategy that is designed to mitigate the threats and risks to your company and its operations. True security strategy is integrated into a company’s “C Suite” and is seen as an enabler. The questions and discussion that follow outline the framework for a company security strategy.