Hi Everyone, It’s been a loooong while since we’ve hosted a public Art of Escape training. It’s getting on to be a year. We have been inundated with requests to run another public AoE for some time but we’ve been pulled in different directions as Rift Recon is a growing company, and putting on private Art…

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA Monday December 1st, 2014 Striker Pierce CEO and Rift Recon Intelligence Instructor Brian O’ Shea will be presenting at the International Conference on Corporate Espionage and Industrial Security (ICCE) in Ottawa today. Rift Recon staffer Arianna Travaglini hopped on the phone with O’Shea recently to discuss the impending presentation. How did…

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For the last year we have only been able to offer Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) for our international customers or other FedEx options. Both options are prohibitively expensive but now we can often ship up to 3-4 times cheaper helping our customers achieve their work objectives better and in budget. To see shipment prices to…

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Over the past few months Rift Recon has been steadily working to expand and improve upon our Art of Escape trainings. We did extensive market research, brought fresh team members on board, trademarked The Art of Escape as a brand, secured its very own domain name at “www.artofescape.com”, and have been structuring an extensive soon-to-be-released…

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It seems like just yesterday that we launched, but, unbelievably, it’s almost been a full year. We’ve grown exponentially since we filed in May of last year and our official start in July 2013, going from zero customers to over two thousand of them, and there have been a lot of changes. We moved our…

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For the past five months Rift Recon’s renowned Art of Escape (AoE) trainings have been at the forefront of a surging survival subculture. Those living within accessible distance of San Francisco, the company’s home base, have inarguably been the most fortunate. As the rave reviews came pouring in, however, so did the requests to bring…

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Rift Recon LLC and the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) join forces to present a comprehensive security workshop at the 2014 Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) next month. The workshop will be geared toward protecting high-risk individuals in possession of sensitive information. The sixth annual OFF will take place on May 12-14th. Former Russian political prisoner Mikhail…

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With over 20 years of international security, risk, and intelligence experience, Brian O’Shea joins Rift Recon as Senior Intelligence Advisor and Trainer. Rift Recon, a San Francisco-based physical security, risk and training firm, recently concluded its third public urban escape and evasion training, the “Art of Escape,” in the Downtown Bay Area. Though the prior…

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“Rift Recon’s Art of Escape was the best urban escape, evasion, and survival course I’ve had since training with the CIA.  Improvised lock picks; caching valuables; elements of disguise; and so much more… all capped off by a full-day field exercise, thoughtfully conducted to mimic real-life conditions and inject real adrenal stress.  I’m amazed at…

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Rift Recon is thrilled to announce that our comprehensive dossier, Access Prohibited, is now available to the public for instant download on Kindle! Previously only accessible as a PDF to staff and select customers, this fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to safety, security, and privacy can now be easily viewed and shared on any mobile device.…

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