Category Archive: Security

What is Urban Survival Syndrome? Could it Affect You?

What is Urban Survival Syndrome? Could it Affect You? Urban or rural you could be affected by Urban Survival Syndrome. For most of us that aren’t in a negative urban location it could be a short term affect depending completely on our environment at the moment. But for long term city dwellers who happen to …

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Smart Strategies For Keeping A Low Profile During SHTF

Smart Strategies For Keeping A Low Profile During SHTF After the initial event, after the immediate chaos, you may want to become the go to guy. That is a personal choice completely dependent upon  your unique personality, skills and situation. But during the event and immediately after, the last thing you want to do is …

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OPSEC: An Alternative View

OPSEC: An Alternative View OPSEC is always a hot topic in prepping circles. The majority feel that keeping the bulk of our preparations quiet is a safety issue. Believing that if your level of preparedness is known it can make you a target for looters, the desperate seeking more help than you have to give and …

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Bad Survival Math = Assault

Bad Survival Math = Assault The featured article for this post focuses on the slashing attack on a Ridgewood NJ woman. Although it is never a victim’s fault that someone attacks and victim shaming is not what we do here. The author makes some good points regarding this particular attack. The young lady read the …

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Self Defense Tricks Everyone Should Know

Self Defense Tricks Everyone Should Know Most of us aren’t armed at all times. Especially in an environment where we feel safe and comfortable. Like it or not even if you are armed you could end up in a life or death struggle for the weapon with an attacker. Basic awareness tips and self defense …

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Know If Someone Is Following You

Know If Someone Is Following You Being aware of being followed may be a skill that is more prevalent in women than men. But it shouldn’t be. Men can be targeted as well as women. It’s just a sad fact that in most populations women are forced to be more aware than their male counterparts. …

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Things You Should Never Do During a Home Invasion

Things You Should Never Do During a Home Invasion The very first home invasion I remember was the infamous Tate murders. Unless you live in distant Siberia you also heard about Charles Manson‘s plot that resulted in the deaths of the people inside the Tate home that night. More than a few of us breathed …

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Priority Home Security Improvements

Priority Home Security Improvements Home security is a topic that doesn’t always get the attention it should on prepping sites. Our homes are our safe havens from the world. Having that safety shattered is a SHTF event. Sometimes we are so busy worrying about outside SHTF events and bugging out etc.. that we forget about …

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Potential Mass Shootings Stopped by People With a Personal Firearm

Potential Mass Shootings Stopped by People With a Personal Firearm Right now in the United States we are coming to terms with yet another mass shooting. So soon after Las Vegas the Texas church shooting has the country reeling. But it isn’t the fact that there was yet another mass shooting that has changed the …

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Tips on Pulling Guard Duty

Tips on Pulling Guard Duty What can you learn about guard duty? It’s simple enough right? You walk around the perimeter of the camp, stay awake, and sound the alarm if danger enters the area. Easy peasy. If these are your thoughts on doing guard duty… I don’t think I want you doing duty for …

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