Who We Are

Akal Security Coastal Saber PSTA

Akal Security, an American owned company, began in 1980 with a commitment to serve and protect others. As the years progressed this commitment took on many forms and today the Akal Group has diversified through acquisitions and strategic partnerships to offer a full capabilities of security services, from physical security to training to intelligence support. We are in the business of securing the world around us in order to better the lives of all people. We are a global leader and trusted partner to our clients, employees, communities and nation.

The Akal Group includes four companies:


Akal Security, Inc. (Akal) is one of America’s leading providers of security officers, protecting critical facilities for government and industry, and is the largest U.S.-owned security services provider to the U.S. government. Approximately 8,000 armed and unarmed Akal officers work in 48 states and U.S. territories and 20 countries around the world. Akal is an industry leader in designing and managing complex, multi-site guarding programs for Governments and corporations.
Coastal International Security, Inc. (Coastal) is a professional protective services provider with a major international footprint in dozens of emerging nations and austere environments. Coastal is the largest provider of Federal security inside the National Capital Region for critical federal infrastructure with over 1,800 security officers providing services daily.
Saber IMT—Intelligence, Management, and Technology—is an international provider of high-level protective service solutions (security, safety and technology) to both industry and government. Specializing in innovative solutions for high-consequence industries (critical infrastructure, energy, transportation, intellectual property, and national security), we build environments that safeguard our clients services, assets and people in the world’s most demanding places. Our client’s success is ensured by solutions that are effective, sustainable and resilient.
The Protective Services Training Academy is a world-class independent public training facility used by the Akal Group and other security companies and government agencies, to provide cost-effective training solutions. PSTA is the largest training academy of its kind in the National Capital Region, providing state-of-the-art classroom instruction, practical exercises, live fire exercises, table top exercises and Instructional Systems Design (ISD) based curriculum development across a broad base of disciplines, to include Security, Emergency Management, Risk Management, Resiliency, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Travel Safety, and Survival in Austere Environments.