Need a bodyguard at your beck and call? Gavin de Becker & Associates is a security consulting firm that provides protective services and consultation to high-profile individuals, political and cultural leaders, federal government agencies, institutions, and large corporations worldwide. The company's services include personal protection, threat assessment, violence prevention training, and support services. Gavin de Becker has provided its services for events such as the Emmy Awards, the Academy Awards, and presidential inaugurations. Its clients have included Sony Pictures, Michael J. Fox, and NBC News.
The company's MOSAIC system is an interactive threat assessment tool, and has been used by the U.S. Marshals Service, the CIA, and the Defense Intelligence Agency.
With more than 400,000 publications, Gavin de Becker maintains the world's largest library of threat and obsessive communications.
The company was founded in 1978 by chairman and CEO Gavin de Becker. His book, The Gift of Fear, is a New York Times best-seller. – less