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Guard warned Manus was a ‘tinderbox’

Guard warned Manus was a ‘tinderbox’ The Sydney Morning Herald By Lisa Cox 19 April 2014 A G4S security guard warned that the Manus Island detention facility was “totally unprepared” for a major incident months before an Iranian asylum seeker … Continue reading

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A Brief Explanation of the Private Security Regulatory Initiatives — U.N. Inititatives

A Brief Explanation of the Private Security Regulatory Initiatives — U.N. Inititatives April 17, 2014 IRC Analysis Originally posted on Affiliate Dextra Fortis’ Blog. By: Dr. Ian Ralby. The United Nations has long had a somewhat complicated stance toward private … Continue reading

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An Assessment of Contractor Personnel Security Clearance Processes in the Four Defense Intelligence Agencies

The Department of Defense Inspector General posted the following: DODIG-2014-060  An Assessment of Contractor Personnel Security Clearance Processes in the Four Defense Intelligence Agencies  Intelligence and Special Program Assessments Report 04-14-2014 Information Assurance, Security, and Privacy, to Cyber Security An … Continue reading

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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

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 first … Continue reading

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

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 Glenn … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers in the Intelligence Community

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 not … Continue reading

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ANALYSIS: Use Of Private Military Companies Jeopardizes Democratic Processes

ANALYSIS: Use Of Private Military Companies Jeopardizes Democratic Processes RIA Novosti РИА Новости MOSCOW, April 11 (RIA Novosti), Daria Chernyshova – The use of private military companies challenges democratic processes and international security, Dimitrios Machairas, International Security Researcher and Analyst, … Continue reading

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Aust soldiers Manus guards; Claims of thuggery, drug abuse in detention camp

Aust soldiers Manus guards; Claims of thuggery, drug abuse in detention camp Canberra Times 12 April 2014, Aust soldiers Manus guards By Noel Towell, Michael Gordon and Sarah Whyte EXCLUSIVE Claims of thuggery, drug abuse in detention camp Australian soldiers … Continue reading

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USIS fires manager for pressuring employees to work overtime without pay;

USIS fires manager for pressuring employees to work overtime without pay; The contractor is accused of taking shortcuts in hundreds of thousands of security background checks. Washington Post.com Christian Davenport 8 March 2014, The company accused of taking shortcuts in … Continue reading

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G4S cleared to bid for government work

G4S cleared to bid for government work The Daily Telegraph Scott Campbell By Scott Campbell 10 April 2014, SECURITY firm G4S will once again be allowed to bid for government contracts, it was announced last night, ending a ban imposed … Continue reading

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