Daily Archives: February 12, 2014

Shipping Industry Looking Forward to ISO Standard for Private Security Providers

[Translate] Shipping Industry Looking Forward to ISO Standard for Private Security Providers By Editorial On February 10, 2014 By Dirk Siebels Even though the number of pirate attacks off Somalia has seen a steep decline, private security companies have become … Continue reading

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Contracting Out Security Clearance Investigations The Role of USIS and Allegations of Systemic Fraud

[Translate] Contracting Out Security Clearance Investigations  The Role of USIS and Allegations of Sysstemic Fraud DEMOCRATIC STAFF REPORT COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 113TH CONGRESS FEBRUARY 11, 2014  

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UK watchdog takes another bite out of failing outsourcer G4S

[Translate] UK watchdog takes another bite out of failing outsourcer G4S John Grayson 12 February 2014 Subjects: G4S: Securing whose world? Commercial outsourcers fail and fail again. Privatisation hurtles on. The Public Accounts Committee has been interrogating executives and civil … Continue reading

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House Panel Faults Local Police Departments, Contractor in Navy Yard Shooting

[Translate] House Panel Faults Local Police Departments, Contractor in Navy Yard Shooting By Charles S. Clark February 11, 2014 Military personnel walk past an entrance to the Washington Navy Yard Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Charles Dharapak/AP Six months after a … Continue reading

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DC Navy Yard Shooting: Fixing the Security Clearance Process

[Translate] Full Committee DC Navy Yard Shooting: Fixing the Security Clearance Process Witness and Testimony Documents The Honorable Katherine Archuleta Director U.S. Office of Personnel and Management

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Democrats seek probe of U.S. contractor for security checks

[Translate] Thomson Reuters February 11, 2014 6:03pm Democrats seek probe of U.S. contractor for security checks (Globalpost/GlobalPost) Advertisement By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday sought an investigation of the largest U.S. government contractor for security checks, … Continue reading

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KBR, Halliburton Blast FCA Suit From ‘Amateur Auditor’

[Translate] KBR, Halliburton Blast FCA Suit From ‘Amateur Auditor’ Share us on: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn By Brian Mahoney Law360, Washington (February 11, 2014, 4:03 PM ET) — KBR Inc. and Halliburton Co. on Tuesday blasted a former employee’s False Claims … Continue reading

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Escape to cost Serco over $700,000, contractor admits failures

[Translate] Escape to cost Serco over $700,000, contractor admits failures KAITLYN OFFER PerthNow February 11, 2014 7:51PM CCTV showing escapee Cameron John Graham on the run. Source: Supplied Nine News – SERCO fined 1:45 Play video SERCO admits it failed … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Contract Valued at Up to $8.5 Million to Provide Operations Support Services in Cambodia

[Translate] DynCorp International Awarded Contract Valued at Up to $8.5 Million to Provide Operations Support Services in Cambodia February 11 10:59 2014  DynCorp International (DI) today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command-Pacific … Continue reading

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