Mark Basil is security awareness and surveillance detection director of Global Journalist Security.
has nearly 20 years experience as a security professional acquiring extensive knowledge of both U.S. government and private sector practices.
served for 10 years in the United States Secret Service
, including in the anti-terrorism mission where he
coordinated covert protection for world leaders and was active in National Special Security Events.
initiated many projects for a unique, tactical program element.
performed security surveys and vulnerability assessments for Secret Service protectees and was selected as the liaison for his
unit with Air Force Office of Special Investigations and the United States Coast Guard
in conjunction with joint protective operations.
is an industry CPP Certified Protection Professional.
areas of expertise include: Surveillance Detection and Counter-Surveillance; Threat Analysis, Security Audits and Vulnerability Assessments; and Strategic Program Development, Personal Protection, and Security Management.