Category Archives: Control

Rep. Wants Details On Federal Employee Cybersecurity Breach

Rep. Wants Details On Federal Employee Cybersecurity Breach By Khadijah M. Britton Law360, New York (November 13, 2014, 12:55 PM ET) — A ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform requested information Wednesday from the president … Continue reading

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KBR contractor probed by Senate, House over documents silencing whistleblowers

KBR contractor probed by Senate, House over documents silencing whistleblowers Rep. Elijah Cummings, D- Md., (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) **FILE** more > By Jim McElhatton – The Washington Times – Thursday, November 20, 2014 Top Senate and House Democrats pressed government … Continue reading

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Oversight of Contractors’ Use of Foreign Workers in High-Risk Environments Needs to Be Strengthened

Human Trafficking: Oversight of Contractors’ Use of Foreign Workers in High-Risk Environments Needs to Be Strengthened GAO-15-102: Published: Nov 18, 2014. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2014. Highlights Recommendations View Report (PDF, 67 pages)

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Audit Faults State Dept’s Kabul Embassy Security Management

Audit Faults State Dept’s Kabul Embassy Security Management November 17, 2014 The U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. A federal audit has found problems with the State Department’s oversight of security at the U.S. embassy in Afghanistan. The audit, issued November 3, showed … Continue reading

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The American Government Is Funding Human Trafficking: The ugly business of how military contractors find their workers

The American Government Is Funding Human Trafficking The ugly business of how military contractors find their workers November 14, 2014 By Jessica Schulberg @jessicaschulb In September 2012, President Obama issued an executive order asserting a zero tolerance policy for government … Continue reading

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Can private firms solve Egypt’s security problem?

Can private firms solve Egypt’s security problem? Without proper regulation and training, experts say private security firms will play a limited role in maintaining order in Egypt Sherif Tarek, Saturday 1 Nov 2014 Universities in Egypt with security firm Falcon … Continue reading

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Could the Defense Contract Audit Agency Be Held Liable for Malpractice? Recently Filed Litigation Raises the Question Again

Legal Sidebar Could the Defense Contract Audit Agency Be Held Liable for Malpractice? Recently Filed Litigation Raises the Question Again 11/7/2014 Can the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) be held liable in tort to a federal contractor for alleged malpractice … Continue reading

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On Private Security: Public and Perilous Consequences

On Private Security: Public and Perilous Consequences 13 November 2014 One of the taglines for the latest instalment for the Call of Duty (CoD) franchise is ‘The world’s most powerful military is not a country. It’s a corporation’. While this … Continue reading

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Why hasn’t USIS been suspended? A former White House procurement chief wants to know.

FedBiz Daily Why hasn’t USIS been suspended? A former White House procurement chief wants to know. Oct 27, 2014, 12:48pm EDT Updated: Oct 29, 2014, 4:25pm EDT   Rob Burton, a partner with Venable LLP in D.C., questions why U.S. … Continue reading

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Is debarment in the cards for USIS

Congress Blogicon October 22, 2014, 01:00 pm Is debarment in the cards for USIS? By Robert A. Burton Federal contractor USIS has been in the headlines a lot lately, and not for flattering reasons. USIS, which became a household name … Continue reading

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