Other Services Close Protection: It’s a dangerous world out there. There are an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 kidnappings, detentions, and extortions happening every year around the world. Advanced Security Planning & Risk Assessment: Pilum is effective because we fully understand the potential risks our clients will face while abroad. Our teams arrive prepared to avoid and/or reduce those risks. Government & Corporate Contracting: Pilum is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Denver, Colorado.