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Protect yourself and your organization with the veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces 

About Our Team

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ISS Associates has one simple objective, to provide the finest tactical training and security services in the free world. Since 1990, ISS has done precisely that. The ISS team circles the globe providing their clients with unsurpassed  security and training services and implementing advanced security programs with meticulous precision.

Elite Security

Every team member of ISS Associates has served in the Israeli Special Forces (ISF), and is highly trained to perform unconventional and  high-risk missions. As elite veterans of the ISF, each ISS team member has served in at least one of the following capacities:

  • Hostage Rescue/Extraction

  • Intelligence

  • Urban warfare

  • Counter Terror

  • Security Operations

  • Demolitions

Eric Zohar

President / CEO ISS Associates, Inc.


Eric Zohar Licensed NYS Private Investigator, Security consultant, NRA Firearms Instructor, Firefighter and a Veteran of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Eric has enjoyed a memorable and renowned career. He has over 25 year’s experience in advanced security and tactical Anti-Terror training. From 1990 to 1994, Eric served on the West Bank and Gaza as Israel was facing the first Intifada and Operation Desert Storm. Eric served within the 35 Brigade of the Israeli Airborne and Special Forces Division of the IDF. His duties in this extremely hostile environment included special counter-terror operations securing the borders of the state of Israel. He also trained Special Forces soldiers in hand-to-hand combat and tactical operations. Mr. Zohar is one of the first people to bring Krav Maga to the United States, Israel’s famous hand-to-hand combat system. Eric Zohar has been featured on ABC News, Good Morning America, Eye-Witness News, World News Now, and Spotlight Magazine. 

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ISS Associates adheres maintains the highest possible standards in the security industry, and their extensive security and defense. Various overseas contacts assist the team in monitoring the globe for emerging threats and hostile events. ISS Associates also prioritizes proactive in staying abreast of leading technologies, strategies and intelligence to retain its standing among the finest security and tactical training services in the world.

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