Nick, RF and I met someone who works in the private security industry at a bar Saturday night in Indianapolis. She’s not exactly what comes to mind when you think “hired gun,” which is exactly why the very high profile person she works for chose her. We’d tell you who her employer is, but then she’d have to kill us, a promise she made more than once. Anyway, as this infographic from securitydegreehub.com illustrates (full version after the jump), private security — everything from personal protection to battle-ready mercenaries — is a big business. And getting bigger . . .