One Friday afternoon, the information technology director of a major telecommunications provider (we’ll call him Jim) rushed up to the office of the company’s president (whom we’ll call Tom). Jim was carrying a corporate notebook computer that had previously been used by an employee who had just been terminated. Jim quickly related to Tom that while reconfiguring the computer—standard procedure before reissuing it to another employee—the IT staff had found what appeared to be child pornography on it.
More than one in four people report having paid a bribe in the last 12 months when interacting with key public institutions and services and governments are not perceived as doing enough to hold the corrupt accountable. In the 2013 Global Corruption Barometer, Transparency International breaks down how widespread corruption is globally and how individual countries are handling the problem.
By Timothy D. Crowe, revised by Lawrence J. Fennelly; Reviewed By Dennis G. Byerly, CPP
This book touches on most of the areas security professionals handle every day: schools, parking lots, airports, housing areas, banks, and service locations are likely candidates for criminal activity.