Ed Troiano saw a need for security training that met the attention to detail and level of expertise that he demands as founder of Knight Security. Ed launched the Knight Training Institute (KTI) to provide the same superior instruction he uses for training his team that meets the expectation of service his clients demand.

The KTI staff stays informed on the latest trends in security training to create new classes and modify existing course curriculum to reflect any changes in the industry. Our security trainers are all experts in the field with years of experience, often with backgrounds in the NYPD, FDNY and executive protection.

There are many job opportunities in the security industry

KTI ensures that your security training covers more than the basics. We know from experience that providing protection must also include being discreet, professional and trustworthy on every job. We cover all of the best practices and skills needed to have a successful career in the security industry.

Whether you’re starting your career as a security guard or are looking to enhance your security training, KTI has you covered. We offer the following security courses year-round that are required by New York State including:

A KTI Trained Security Guard at Work


If you’re interested in transitioning into the entertainment industry, KTI also offers its exclusive Celebrity & Executive Protection Training Course. Created by our founder, this is a master class in what it’s really like to work with A-list celebrities and executives at events, on set and in studio. For every course, KTI will provide a certificate of completion to all students with a passing score.

KTI provides all your security training needs at any stage of your career. We take pride in our curriculum, and in training our students to meet the high standards we’ve set for ourselves and our security teams for more than 20 years. Contact Us to learn more or check out our upcoming Security Training Courses.