Daily Archives: December 21, 2013

A Conversation With: Prabhat Jauhari, C.E.O. of Mumbai Private Security Firm

[Translate] November 26, 2013, 1:13 am   A Conversation With: Prabhat Jauhari, C.E.O. of Mumbai Private Security Firm   By NEHA THIRANI BAGRI Courtesy of Topsgrup Prabhat Jauhari, chief executive officer of Tops Air Rescue and Topsline Life Response Services. … Continue reading

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NSA paid security firm $10 million to leave encryption ‘back door’

[Translate] NSA paid security firm $10 million to leave encryption ‘back door’ By Dell Cameron on December 21, 2013 Email In September, the Guardian revealed that the National Security Agency intentionally created a flawed formula designed to provide a “back door” into commonly used encryption … Continue reading

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Ebenezer Scrooge Should Not Be a Federal Contractor

[Translate] Ebenezer Scrooge Should Not Be a Federal Contractor December 17, 2013 One in four federal contractors with histories of serious workplace violations provided bad value for taxpayers. That’s the conclusion of the Center for American Progress Action Fund (CAP Action) in … Continue reading

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Contracting Out PTSD

[Translate] Contracting Out PTSD It’s not only the troops suffering from war’s mental ravages By Mark Thompson @MarkThompson_DCDec. 15, 2013 Matt Moyer / Getty ImagesA U.S. contractor directs traffic in Kabul, Afghanistan. Contractor fraud and waste in Afghanistan and Iraq … Continue reading

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Navy Secretary on Prostitution and Bribery Scandal: ‘We Go After People’

[Translate] Navy Secretary on Prostitution and Bribery Scandal: ‘We Go After People’ BY Dan Lamothe DECEMBER 20, 2013 – 04:34 PM For months, the U.S. Navy has weathered a titillating scandal involving a fat-cat defense contractor from Malaysia who allegedly … Continue reading

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LRQA Greece approves first private maritime security company – Diaplous Maritime Services – to ISO/PAS 28007

[Translate] LRQA Greece approves first private maritime security company – Diaplous Maritime Services – to ISO/PAS 28007 Certification demonstrates commitment to customer service, quality, safety and risk management processes. “Certification shows a commitment to customer service, quality, safety and risk … Continue reading

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KBR’s CEO to retire

[Translate] KBR’s CEO to retire Posted on December 16, 2013 at 3:19 pm by Zain Shauk William Utt, chairman, president, CEO of KBR, says he’ll retire in 2014. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) KBR CEO William Utt will retire next year, … Continue reading

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G4S faces second Serious Fraud Office investigation

[Translate] Last updated: December 19, 2013 10:07 pm G4S faces second Serious Fraud Office investigation By Gill Plimmer and Helen Warrell ©James Dodd/Statement Images G4S was referred to the Serious Fraud Office for a second time in six months on … Continue reading

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Serco Agrees To Repay £68.5m Overcharge

[Translate] Serco Agrees To Repay £68.5m Overcharge Serco agreed to the payment after it was found the firm charged the Government for monitoring dead prisoners. 1:44pm UK, Thursday 19 December 2013 Serco and G4S charged for monitoring dead prisoners Disgraced … Continue reading

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Ministry of Justice finds problems with more G4S contracts

[Translate] Ministry of Justice finds problems with more G4S contracts The security services provider has already lost its position as provider on the government’s electronic monitoring contracts By Anh Nguyen | Computerworld UK | Published 13:05, 19 December 13 The … Continue reading

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