Daily Archives: April 14, 2014

Olive Group is First Private Security Company to be Awarded Accredited Certification to the Private Security Standard (PSC1): a Key Milestone for the Company and the Industry

[Translate] Olive Group is First Private Security Company to be Awarded Accredited Certification to the Private Security Standard (PSC1): a Key Milestone for the Company and the Industry DUBAI, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Olive Group FZ-LLC has become the … Continue reading

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The Serco insider: what it’s really like to work for the outsourcing giant

[Translate] The Serco insider: what it’s really like to work for the outsourcing giant Staff are treated like schoolchildren and targets are more important than customer serviceEmail A Serco employee Guardian Professional, Thursday 10 April 2014 10.13 EDT Customer service … Continue reading

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A Serco bet? Australia’s immigration centres are up for grabs

[Translate] A Serco bet? Australia’s immigration centres are up for grabs Crikey By by Cathy Alexander 11 April 2014 Want to run Australia’s immigration detention centres? The job is out for tender and is likely to be worth hundreds of … Continue reading

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G4S Chief Ashley Almanza Nets £648k Bonus Despite Firm’s Troubles

[Translate] G4S Chief Ashley Almanza Nets £648k Bonus Despite Firm’s Troubles By Shane Croucher April 14, 2014 15:16 GMT Ashley Almanza is chief executive of scandal-hit G4SReuters G4S boss Ashley Almazna pocketed a £648,000 bonus from the scandal-hit firm for … Continue reading

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Government agrees to ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ with G4S over being ripped off

[Translate] Government agrees to ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ with G4S over being ripped off Whitehall has agreed to allow G4S to bid for lucrative contracts again, on the condition that they ‘don’t make it too obvious’ when they’re defrauding the public purse … Continue reading

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Internet Scammers Take Aim at Private Security Industry

[Translate] Internet Scammers Take Aim at Private Security Industry Published on Monday, April 14, 2014 Tags:Alex T. Jones|Security Training|The Firearms Portal By Alex T. Jones – The Firearms Portal AN INTERNATIONAL WEB OF LIES “Today, tens of thousands of private … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden’s claim that he had ‘no proper channels’ for protection as a whistleblower

[Translate] Edward Snowden’s claim that he had ‘no proper channels’ for protection as a whistleblower; The former NSA contractor says there was no way to disclose information through “proper channels,” so he had to leak. Washington Post.com Glenn Kessler By … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers in the Intelligence Community

[Translate] Whistleblowers in the Intelligence Community R. Scott Oswald April 10, 2014 with contributing author Tom Harrington The actions of Edward Snowden have sparked a vigorous debate over the information-collecting measures of the U.S. intelligence and security communities. What has … Continue reading

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Horrendous chicken pen’

[Translate] Horrendous chicken pen’ Northern Territory News/Sunday Territorian 13 April 2014 Guard claims Manus Island centre is ‘hell on Earth’ A SECURITY guard at the Manus Island detention centre says detainees are being forced to endure “hell on Earth”. The … Continue reading

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USAID contractor ex-employee arrested on embezzlement charges

[Translate] USAID contractor ex-employee arrested on embezzlement charges The money was insured; there was no actual loss of U.S. taxpayer funds April 14, 2014 11:09 AM EDT KABUL, Afghanistan, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Afghan police working with American agents arrested … Continue reading

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