Jason Hanson is a former CIA officer and security specialist. He’s appeared on numerous television shows, including ABC’s Shark Tank and NBC’s Today show.

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Pretexting Scams

Hewlett-Packard was founded in a one-car garage in San Mateo, CA by Bill Hewlett and David Packard, where they first produced a line of electronic test equipment. From 2007 to 2013, HP was the world’s leading PC manufacturer. However, in 2005, Hewlett-Packard was roiled by corporate infighting and management concerns that a board member was …


The World’s Biggest Art Heist

On March 18, 1990, two police officers entered the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and told security guards they were responding to disturbance. One of the two security guards working that night, Rick Abath, allowed the cops in through the employee entrance. As the officers approached Abath at his desk, they asked if anyone …


Taking Down a Hijacker

In this week’s mailbag we cover… My recommendation for home defense ammunition… My take on Uber… How to transport your firearms when travelling… Handling a potential hijacking… Learning the art of elicitation… And my thoughts on pepper spray. Let’s dive in… I recently bought my first gun. A Mossberg 590 12-gauge shotgun. What is your …

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