• The Argument for Holistic Cybersecurity

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    As you may have read, there is growing acceptance that technology alone cannot address the myriad cyber threats that confront organizations.

    This realization is driven by the growth of several complementary issues: the number and scope of cyber attacks, the widening range of victims, the use of social engineering and the empowered role of the insider.


  • An Insider’s Look at Personal Security


    Frank Rodman has spent his career protecting diplomats, CEOs and billionaires. Think Princess Diana, Nelson Mandela, Michael Dell, Madeleine Albright. Not to mention the many others who work hard to keep their names out of the headlines.

  • TorchStone adds Olympics Manager; Extends Reach to South America

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    TorchStone, a consulting firm specializing in strategic security solutions for multinational corporations, high profile individuals, and high net worth families, is pleased to announce the addition of Lance Root as Olympics Program Manager. Mr. Root recently retired after a 26-year career as a Supervisory Special Agent in the Diplomatic Security Service of the U.S. Department of State.

  • Forbes: How Billionaires Avoid Kidnapping, Disasters, And Other Threats

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    TorchStone Profiled in Forbes

    Having a billion dollars sounds like great, doesn’t it? But with all that money comes a whole new set of problems. A fortune buys you not only mansions, private jets and custom cars but a list of threats like assault, kidnapping, blackmail and burglary.

  • TorchStone Launches Los Angeles Office

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    TorchStone, the elite consulting firm specializing in comprehensive and strategic security solutions for high profile individuals and high net worth families, is pleased to announce the June 1, 2014 opening of a regional office in Los Angeles, CA. Formally expanding to the West Coast of the United States is a natural progression for the unique and innovative New York-based security company.

  • Former Secret Service directors hired by Mayor Starr and City Council to protect schools

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    The program began taking shape when, just hours after the horrific massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Mayor Starr began gathering information and making phone calls to his chief of police and safety director in an effort to develop a program to protect children in Middleburg Heights Schools.

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  • Profile: The Changing Face Of Personal Security Services

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    A recent study by Rothstein Kass highlighted the increasing use of personal security services among single-family offices. A number of factors are contributing to this, including a culture of freely available information through the internet, civil unrest and political uncertainty, according to Frank Rodman, president of the security advisory firm TorchStone Global.

  • Cyber Security Concerns and the High Net-Worth Family Office

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    The digitally interconnected nature of our society extends throughout the range of human activities, spanning social communication, family member interaction, business networking, education, financial transactions, medical care and travel. Moreover, these information exchanges are now proliferating across mobile networks, and highly private information is managed and moved across the internet by a diverse cast of characters (banks, telecommunications companies, media conglomerates, technology firms, etc.).

  • Security Executive Council Approves TorchStone Global, LLC As A Solution Innovation Partner


    The Security Executive Council is pleased to announce the addition of TorchStone Global LLC to its growing Solution Innovation Partners (SIP) program. Bob Hayes, Managing Director of the Security Executive Council, said, “By selecting TorchStone as a Solution Innovation Partner, we recognize their differentiated security capabilities. TorchStone has stepped up to the challenge of providing solutions with real value.”