Praetorian is dedicated to serving our clients over the past 30 years with professional consulting solutions in Security, Safety, Business Continuity (Disaster Recovery) Planning and training. Our clients are small and Fortune 500 companies with worldwide operations, including high tech, biotechnology, retailing, and manufacturing. A large part of our success is due to our President and Senior Consultant’s ability to assemble teams of high profile experts.


Eugene Tucker has extensive international experience as a corporate manager, investigator, trainer and consultant in security, safety, emergency response planning, and business continuity management. He is the author of “Business Continuity from Preparedness to Recovery: A Standards Based Approach” (Elsevier Publishers) and coauthor of "Risk Analysis and the Security Survey" (recognized as a primary source text in the security field), now in its 4th edition. He is an ISO 22301 Lead Auditor and was the coordinator of the Emergency Management seminar program at Santa Clara University. He is also a member of the Emergency Film Group's Technical Advisory Committee. He has completed numerous security vulnerability assessments for Fortune 500 companies as well as for major California water and wastewater districts.  His article on security training (Security Management Magazine) was acclaimed as a "substantial first step in developing productive relationships between vocational schools and the security industry." He composed the chapter on Business Continuity Planning for the J.J. Keller & Associates Risk Management Assessment Tools Manual and is quoted extensively in Security Management Magazine’s article on Crisis Management. He also contributed material to the third edition of the ASIS Professional Practices book and to the third edition of the Encyclopedia of Security Management.  Mr. Tucker lectures extensively on subjects that include risk and security management, workplace violence, emergency preparedness, business impact analysis and business continuity planning.  He has appeared on CBS news as a security expert.  Butterworth - Heinemann, the primary security industry publisher, engages Mr. Tucker as a pre-publication peer review expert for CCTV and Computer Forensics subjects. He was recommended by the Business Continuity Institute International (BCII) to provide Business Continuity occupational information to the United States Department of Labor’s Q-net system.


He has written and helped to implement over 100 comprehensive emergency response, business continuity, crisis management and management succession plans. He designed the alarm system for a famous landmark, developed an intelligence program that tracked the plans and activities of dissident groups in the Bay Area and completed a terrorism assessment and security program for the nation's second largest winery.  He was commended by the City of Berkeley, CA for his protection of a large biotechnology site during an animal rights / environmental group protest and was a lead investigator for the Bay Area's first major high technology theft conviction. As the Associate Manager and IT Engineer for Clorox Services Company, he was responsible for the global rollout of their Business Continuity Planning and backup data center testing.


Mr. Tucker is a Certified Protection Professional, (CPP), with a specialty area in Disaster Planning issued by the American Society for Industrial Security, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) and a Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST - the highest level of certification in construction safety, issued by the Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists).  He is a Certified Continuity Manager (CCM), an ISO 22301 Lead Implementer and ISO 22301 Lead Auditor. He also holds a State of California Adult Education Teaching Credential.

He served on the Board of Directors for the Business Recovery Managers Association, and is an active member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the American Society for Industrial Security and a former member of the California Emergency Services Association, the National Fire Protection Association, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the High Technology Crime Investigation Association. 


Associate Consultants:

John P. Moldestad, CSP, CPE, CHMM, COSHT, CPSM, CHCM
James F. Broder, CPP, CFE, FACFE
Dave Patterson, CPP, CSP, CFE, CHS-III
Esther Silver, CBCP, CISA, CISM, CPA
Robert Ortiz, CHST






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Orinda, CA 94563

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