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Category: Gray Man

What is a gray man? What does it truly mean to have the option to be gray and how does that apply to your everyday life? On the most basic level, it means you have the ability to carry yourself in a state of vagueness or in a condition that draws little to no attention. We need to have the ability to be a gray man when needed, but it is not something that needs to consume our thoughts and actions. Let’s dive into the knowledge, skills, abilities, and gear that make up the gray man concept.

International Escape and Evasion (E&E)

Why would the phrase Escape and Evade ever cross your mind when traveling abroad? If you find yourself asking this question, you have a valid reason. Most people never need to worry about this phrase. It’s not like we are living in some sort of Hollywood spy movie. However, there are some folks that do. Let’s elaborate.

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Am I being spied on? How to detect hidden cameras

Have you ever wondered if you were being recorded while staying in a hotel or vacation rental? If so, there’s a small chance those concerns may have been true. Let’s look at a few things you can do next time you travel to help mitigate those concerns.

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Maxpedition CAP Organizer

Budget EDC – How to Build an EDC Kit on a Budget

With all the options on the market, it’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed when you start to add up the cost of putting together an EDC.

Let’s take a look at a few options to build out a Primary EDC for less than $50 and a Secondary EDC for under $100.

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Bulletproof Backpack

Have you ever considered buying or putting together a bulletproof backpack? Do you think it’s crazy or do you think it’s a good idea? Let’s take a look at those questions and more.

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OSINT Basics – What is Open Source Intelligence

This article is not meant to be a step-by-step guide on open-source intelligence. It is basically a primer to get you introduced and interested in the subject. We are going to discuss the definition of OSINT and why you would use it. Let’s take a look.

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Bug Out Bag Essentials – 95 items to pack

A Bug Out Bag is a bag containing enough food, water, and other essential gear to typically support one person for 72 hours. Do you have a bug out bag, and if so, how deliberate were you in choosing the contents? Let’s look at what I consider the essentials of my bug out bag.

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