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SHTF Intelligence: Getting Started – Part Three

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This is the third article in a series about using intelligence for preparedness.  I’m starting from square zero in order to introduce a new crop of Americans to the concept of using intelligence

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How to Use the U.S. Energy Mapping System

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As concerned citizens, one of the areas of security we should be monitoring is the health of critical infrastructure.  The fact of the matter is that segments of our infrastructure are getting pretty

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SHTF Intelligence: Getting Started (Part Two)

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This is the second article in a series about using intelligence for preparedness.  I’m starting from square zero in order to introduce a new crop of Americans to the concept of using intelligence

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Ultimate ACE Startup Guide

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In several classes now, I’ve been asked what I would have in my ultimate ACE.  What a loaded question.  I’m going to use this post to describe what I currently have in my ACE.  I’ll

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SHTF Intelligence: Getting Started (Part One)

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This is the first article in a series about using intelligence for preparedness.  I’m starting from square zero in order to introduce a new crop of Americans to the concept of using intelligence

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Get Your ACE in Gear Webinar

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‘Get Your ACE in Gear’ was the very first webinar published by Forward Observer.  During this webinar, I cover how to build an intelligence team around your community security mission. 

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Intelligence Preparation of the Community E-Course

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Intelligence Preparation of the Community (IPC) E-Course

Intelligence Preparation of the Community (IPC) is our methodical, structured process of examining our operating environment.  If you’re

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Communications Security (COMSEC) Webinar

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Communications Security (COMSEC) is how we go about hardening our digital, analog, or face-to-face communications.  In this webinar, learn about encryption and other privacy and anonymity tools that

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OPSEC Webinar (March 2015)

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Operations Security, often referred to as OPSEC, is an important part of developing strong security.  This webinar was presented live in March 2015.

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Introduction to Counterintelligence

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Today we live in perilous times.  If you are foolish enough to take any mainstream media at face value one hundred percent, you are at an extreme disadvantage when it comes to the truth. Journalism

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