Introduction to OPSEC

Introduction to OPSEC

"Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one." - Goethe Definition of OPSEC The USAWC Strategy Research Project, defines Operations security (OPSEC) as 1. A systematic process by which a government, organization, or individual can identify, control and protect generally unclassified information about an operation/activity and, thus deny or mitigate an ... Continue Reading...

Introduction to Situational Awareness

Introduction to Situational Awareness

What is Situational Awareness? Situational awareness (SA) is knowing what is going on around you and proactively influencing the situation for positive outcomes. Situational awareness is not a skill, it is a mindset anyone with discipline can adopt. It is important to recognize threat in the perilous world we live in. One doesn't have to pay attention. Maintaining a mindset which denies the ... Continue Reading...

The Color Code of Awareness

The Color Code of Awareness

Originally introduced by Jeff Cooper, the color code of awareness is an indication of one's mental state. It relates one's willingness to act and differing degrees of peril, so one may escalate from one level of mindset to another. Viewed as a progression of alertness classified by increasingly dark colors, learning the concepts of the color code is an important means of surviving a ... Continue Reading...