Daily Archives: October 4, 2014

USIS cuts 1,200 jobs after government ends contracts with company

[Translate] USIS cuts 1,200 jobs after government ends contracts with company By Bill Vidonic Source: The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Created: October 3, 2014 Contractor was responsible for checks on Erc Snowden, Navy Yard gunman Oct. 03–The beleaguered company that conducted background … Continue reading

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Senators Seek Answers on USIS Breach

[Translate] Senators Seek Answers on USIS Breach Carper, Coburn Query Leaders of DHS, OMB and OPM By Eric Chabrow, October 3, 2014. Follow Eric @GovInfoSecurity Sens. Tom Carper and Tom Coburn The leaders of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental … Continue reading

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Paul McGuigan murder: Iraq security guard’s ‘banter’ ended in violence

[Translate]   3 October 2014 Last updated at 17:45 ET Paul McGuigan murder: Iraq security guard’s ‘banter’ ended in violence Paul McGuigan had previously worked as a bodyguard for former Beatle George Harrison Continue reading the main story Related Stories … Continue reading

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The Emergence of Private Security in Kurdistan

[Translate] Monday, 08 September 2014, 10:54 GMT The Emergence of Private Security in Kurdistan By Dr. Twana Faris Bawa * The private security industry is still regarded as a relatively new phenomenon where both International and domestic law have not … Continue reading

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Private Security Firms on the Rise in Kurdistan

[Translate] Kurdistan Private Security Firms on the Rise in Kurdistan 22/9/2014 Khoshnaw said that shopping malls and sometimes even hotels have used his company’s services. By Shadiye Rasoul SULAIMANI, Kurdistan Region — Private Security companies are on the rise in … Continue reading

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SOMALIA: Ministry of National Security adopts new regulation toward Private Security firms

[Translate] SOMALIA: Ministry of National Security adopts new regulation toward Private Security firms Posted on September 27, 2014 Mogadishu (RBC) The Ministry of the National Security today imposed new regulation to deal with the Private Security companies operating in Mogadishu … Continue reading

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DynCorp Targeted with $150 Million Fraud Claim for Northrop Subcontract

[Translate] DynCorp Targeted with $150 Million Fraud Claim for Northrop Subcontract 10/3/2014 by Steve Kardell | Whistleblower Law for Managers Contact Two employees have filed a lawsuit against DynCorp International Inc., a private military contractor that specializes in aviation facilities, training … Continue reading

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IHMS and Serco likely to retain onshore detention centre contracts

[Translate] IHMS and Serco likely to retain onshore detention centre contracts Both companies expected to retain contracts despite reports immigration department called for a change in management Oliver Laughland and Nick Evershed theguardian.com, Thursday 4 September 2014 05.49 EDT The … Continue reading

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Why is the United Nations doing business with G4S, notorious prison supplier?

[Translate] Why is the United Nations doing business with G4S, notorious prison supplier? Kali Rubaii for Friends of Sabeel—North America on September 27, 2014 An Open Letter to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: In early September, I accompanied an … Continue reading

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Maritime Mercenaries or Innovative Defense? Private Security & the Evolving Piracy Threat

[Translate] Maritime Mercenaries or Innovative Defense? Private Security & the Evolving Piracy Threat John-Clark Levin September 29, 2014 · On Sept. 23, the United States joined ReCAAP, the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in … Continue reading

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