Security Secrets for Today’s Dangerous World

Greg Shaffer, Veteran on the Move

About this Episode

Today we are honored to host Greg Shaffer on the show. Greg is a Coast Guard Veteran and is the founder and president of “Shaffer Security group.”  Greg had some great opportunities in life while serving in the US Coast Guard.  He is an expert in crisis management and designing, implementing and managing security for high profile, large-scale special events.  Today Greg will talk about security and self-awareness.

Key Points of Discussion

  • Greg Shaffer’s life story
  • Working in FBI
  • Being a successful entrepreneur
  • Security; need of the hour
  • Gun and politics
  • Writing a book
  • Advice for veterans

Key Milestones of this Episode

[00:54] Greg’s life story

[03:22] Working in FBI

[06:29] Transition into successful entrepreneur

[09:26] Facts about security

[16:21] Dangers of guns for the society

[23:45] Importance of awareness

[27:33] Book about security

[29:39] Advice for veterans

[31:12] Helping other people

Key Quotes

  1. “I can go out there and tell people why they need to hire me.”
  2. Do you know that the number one cause for women to die in the workplace is from violence.”
  3. “Completely oblivious to everything around them and the bad guys know and that’s what they target.”
  4. “You’re never going to get rid of guns in America and this is for two reasons;  one is part of our culture and other is the 2nd Amendment.”
  5. “The body can’t go where the mind has never been.”

About Our Guest  

Greg Shaffer is recognized as a Subject Matter Expert on Active Shooter and Terrorism Matters.  He has over 31 years of law enforcement experience to include twenty years with the FBI and six years serving on their elite “Hostage Rescue Team”.  Additionally, he is the founding partner of Shaffer Security Group, a global security and risk management specialty firm based in Dallas, Texas.

Greg is the author of best-selling book, Stay Safe – Security Secrets for Today’s Dangerous World” and the host of Investigation Discovery Channel’s docu-drama, “Body Cam – Behind the Badge”. 

Stay Safe – Security Secrets for Today’s Dangerous World



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