Daily Archives: August 21, 2012

Private Security Contractor Afghanistan

[Translate] Private Security Contractor Afghanistan Solicitation Number: H92237-12-R-0157 Agency: Other Defense Agencies Office: U.S. Special Operations Command Location: Headquarters Field Assistance Division Note: This opportunity allows for electronic responses. Click here to log in and submit a response.

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Impact of Academi deal on charges unclear

[Translate] Impact of Academi deal on charges unclear By William F. West The Daily Advance Saturday, August 18, 2012 It’s still not clear what impact security contractor Academi’s recent agreement to pay a $7.5 million fine will have on the … Continue reading

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Trapwire is watching you in Ottawa

[Translate] http://www2.macleans.ca/2012/08/15/trapwire-is-watching-you-in-ottawa/ Trapwire is watching you in Ottawa by Jesse Brown on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 5:46pm – Have you heard of Trapwire? It’s a formerly obscure counter-terrorist surveillance network, created by a company run by ex-CIA agents, that links … Continue reading

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Armed guards protect Swiss ships from pirates

[Translate] Aug 19, 2012 – 16:53 Armed guards protect Swiss ships from pirates The fight against pirates has been stepped up (Keystone) Swiss shipping operators have confirmed that they have been employing armed security personnel to guard their vessels from … Continue reading

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Shell spending millions of dollars on security in Nigeria, leaked data shows

[Translate] Shell spending millions of dollars on security in Nigeria, leaked data shows Internal documents reveal oil company spent $383m over three years protecting staff and installations in Niger delta region Afua Hirsch and John Vidal guardian.co.uk, Sunday 19 August … Continue reading

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Cubic continues campaign to distance itself from TrapWire ‘big brother’ surveillance company

[Translate] Cubic continues campaign to distance itself from TrapWire ‘big brother’ surveillance company 10:36 PM 08/20/2012 ADVERTISEMENT Federal government defense contractor Cubic Corporation is continuing its efforts to distance itself from TrapWire, amid allegations of Cubic’s close affiliation with the … Continue reading

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