Daily Archives: June 16, 2013

After Profits, Defense Contractor Faces The Pitfalls Of Cybersecurity

[Translate] New York Times June 16, 2013 Pg. 1 After Profits, Defense Contractor Faces The Pitfalls Of Cybersecurity By David E. Sanger and Nicole Perlroth WASHINGTON — When the United Arab Emirates wanted to create its own version of the … Continue reading

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Russia and “elastic power”: will the burgeoning private security industry lead to private military companies, too?

[Translate] Russia and “elastic power”: will the burgeoning private security industry lead to private military companies, too? Private security at the Russian embassy in Baghdad I’ve just written a short piece for Blouin News on the news that already-relaxed restrictions on … Continue reading

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How Private Contractors Like Booz Allen Cost Taxpayers More

[Translate] How Private Contractors Like Booz Allen Cost Taxpayers More By Bryce Covert on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:45 pm Booz Allen facility in Maryland (Credit: Jeffrey MacMillan/Capital Business) When the National Security Administration (NSA) leaker outed himself over the … Continue reading

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Growth of intel outsourcing no secret, but now Congress taking notice

[Translate] Growth of intel outsourcing no secret, but now Congress taking notice Reuters Self-professed NSA leaker Edward Snowden, shown here in an image taken from video during an interview by The Guardian in his hotel room in Hong Kong June … Continue reading

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