Edward Troiano is a security expert and security consultant with more than 20 years experience safeguarding special events, TV/film sets and locations with a focus on safety, privacy and discretion. Since 2002, Ed has been the owner and director of Knight Security New York.

Edward founded the firm with a partner to provide tight security for special events, red carpets, TV and film sets and their VIPs. He quickly established Knight Security’s reputation as a trustworthy and thorough security company with a strong team of highly skilled professionals capable of handling any situation. With an eye for detail and the life experience of a native New Yorker, he’s served clients’ various security from events, to studios to executive protection across NYC, across the country and on-location internationally.

He recruits and trains agents personally to ensure the highest level of professionalism, respect and discretion. His elevated standards are born from a unique perspective of just about having seen it all in the security field. And it’s why his meticulous preparation before assignments leads to smooth, precise operations throughout. And it’s why his clients from media companies to media stars continue to rely on Ed Troiano and Knight for a wide array of security assignments.

Insured and bonded up to $5M.

Knight Security - Edward Troiano - Security Consultant



  • Bachelor of Arts, Johnson & Wales University
  • Executive Protection Certification, R.L. Oatman & Associates
  • Security Management Certification & VIP Executive Protection, John Jay College
  • Basic Methods of Security Certification, NYPD
  • Certified Executive Protection, Meridian Law Enforcement
  • CPR / AED, American Red Cross
  • Certified Fire Guard, Fire Safety Director, Emergency Action Planning Director
  • Additional training includes Terrorism Awareness, Risk Assessment, Homeland Security, Perimeter Security, CCTV and Antiterrorism Business Preparedness


  • American Board for Certification in Homeland Security
  • ASIS International
  • Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
  • Infragard Members Alliance
  • National Council of Investigation & Security Services
  • NYPD Shield