Gavin de Becker is widely regarded as the nation's foremost authority on the protection of public figures. His 900-person firm advises and protects many of the most prominent people and families in the world. He designed the Mosaic Threat Assessment method used to analyze threats to justices of the U.S. Supreme Court and members of Congress, and his work has earned him three presidential appointments. In addition to advising many law enforcement and government agencies on predicting violence, de Beeker's firm also serves regular citizens who are victims of domestic abuse and stalking. The Gift of Fear has been published in eighteen languages.