Insights from our Advisory Board

Published on 15th May, 2023

Insights from our Advisory Board

As you know, Protective Intelligence Network is supported by an Advisory Board whose members are experts in the field of protective intelligence and security risk management. Their insights and expertise are invaluable to the success of our organization and to our clients.

Through the "Insights from our Advisory Board" campaign, we aim to share their knowledge and experience with a wider audience.

By publishing their brief writings on emerging threats and trends, best practices, and case studies, we hope to provide valuable information and practical advice for those interested in protecting themselves and their assets.

Insights from our Advisory Board

Why listen to an Advisory Board? ...

In an era where threats to digital and physical security are rapidly evolving, having a diverse and experienced advisory board can provide invaluable guidance and expertise. Let's delve into the reasons why Protective Intelligence considered the advisory board as essential for success and growth.

  • Strategic Direction: An advisory board plays a vital role in defining the strategic direction of a security company. Its members bring a wealth of knowledge and experience, enabling them to identify emerging security trends, assess risks, and devise effective strategies. By leveraging their expertise, the board can provide valuable insights into market dynamics, technological advancements, and regulatory compliance, ensuring the company stays ahead of the curve.

  • Industry Expertise: Security companies operate within a complex and ever-evolving landscape. The advisory board's diverse backgrounds and expertise help navigate this challenging terrain. Board members may have extensive experience in cybersecurity, physical security, risk management, legal matters, or intelligence gathering. Their collective knowledge enhances the company's ability to develop innovative solutions, anticipate threats, and respond effectively to security challenges.

  • Network and Connections: An advisory board consists of influential and well-connected individuals who bring their extensive networks to the table. This network can open doors to valuable partnerships, strategic alliances, and collaboration opportunities with other industry players.

  • Objective Advice: The advisory board serves as a sounding board for the company's leadership, offering unbiased and independent advice. This outside perspective is crucial in decision-making processes, as board members can provide constructive criticism, challenge assumptions, and offer alternative viewpoints. Their objective analysis helps identify blind spots, mitigate risks, and seize new opportunities, leading to more informed and effective business strategies.

  • Mentorship and Guidance: In addition to their advisory role, board members can act as mentors to the company's executives and emerging talent. Their guidance and mentorship can help develop leadership skills, foster professional growth, and enhance the overall capabilities of the organization. The board's collective experience and industry-specific knowledge become a valuable resource for both the company's leadership and employees, ensuring a continuous learning environment.

In conclusion, an advisory board plays a pivotal role in shaping the success of security companies.

By offering strategic direction, industry expertise, a vast network, objective advice, and mentorship, the board enhances the company's ability to adapt to an ever-changing security landscape.

As the challenges and complexities of security threats continue to grow, the importance of a well-rounded advisory board cannot be overstated. Its collective wisdom and guidance provide a solid foundation for innovation, resilience, and long-term success.

Insights from our Advisory Board

The upcoming "insight"...

The upcoming advisory board's insight come from Prof. Umberto Saccone, member of Protective Intelligence Network Advisory Board for Intelligence and Corporate Security.

Mr. Saccone has an impressive background, having worked for over 30 years in the security industry. He has held various leadership positions at major international firms, and is currently a Partner at EY (Ernst & Young), where he leads the Security and Resilience practice in Italy and west Europe.

His contribution will showcase his profound understanding of the world of Intelligence, as he presented in the book titled "Studiare Intelligence - Fondamenti e Trasversalit√°" (Studying Intelligence: Fundamentals and Transversalities)