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Women Who Build Empires

Jan 14, 2022

Over the last 25 years, Vance has provided clients with solutions for secure communications, digital privacy and security, executive protection, high-value collection protection, and international corporate investigations.  He has provided personal protection for high-profile actors, a director of a well-known French fashion house, corporate executives, and high net-worth families.  In addition to executives, his responsibilities regularly included merchandise, such as clothing and/or fine jewelry, valued in excess of $10 to $12 million.


Let’s tune in to his story!


[00:01 - 06:05] Opening Segment


  • Get to know my guest Vance Long
  • Vance talks about the growth of his career in digital privacy and security
  • Not intentional, all by accident
  • Vance’s Life in Executive Protection


[06:06 - 25:22] Protecting your Business through Cybersecurity 


  • How Vance shifted from personal security to cybersecurity
  • Digital Security for Entrepreneurs
    • Digital Hygiene 
    • Basic Social Engineering
  • The Biggest Threat for Business Owners
  • Business Owners Often Ignore This, but Should Not
  • “We lead with compassion.”
  • Dealing with the Heat of Customers
  • How to Leave the Stress at Work
  • Women and Threat Assessments
  • The Next Level of Password Management
  • Backups, clouds, and security notebooks
  • Cybersecurity Crash Course For You
  • Vance’s Leadership Takeaway
  • Praise in Public, Recommend in Private


[25:23 - 27:17] Closing Segment


  • Final words
  • Connect with my guest, Vance in the links below

Tweetable Quotes


“Security is always inconvenient by nature.” – Vance Long


“Stress management is key to security.” – Vance Long


“Just do something.” – Vance Long




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