05/25/2010 - Honesty really is the best policy not only because it's ethical but also because corrupt practices will land the company in court, saddle it with costly fines, and ruin its reputation. Management must, however, do more than put a code of ethics on paper; it needs to implement an anti-corruption program.
03/25/2010 - Six pirates apprehended in an attempted attack have been released by authorities, according to The New York Times. The incident involved what is reportedly the first case where armed private security shot and killed a pirate.
♦ Federal air marshals tell CNN that they are assigned "short-haul flights" rather than international high-risk flights to make the Federal Air Marshal Service look more productive on paper.
♦ The 23-year-old jihadist that tried to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas has told federal investigators that a radical American cleric in Yemen, also linked to the Fort Hood shooting rampage, directed him to conduct the attack.
♦ If you're one of the 45 million Americans still using Microsoft's Internet Explorer version 6, it's time to upgrade to version 8.
♦ During the down economy, Frost & Sullivan says there's one market that has seen muscular growth: homeland security.
♦ Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair told lawmakers that more and more American Muslims are radicalizing but that their attention is directed overseas.
♦ Mayor Michael Bloomberg presses Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano for more money to defend New York City from nuclear terrorism.
♦ A Pakistani newspaper calls the United States use of aerial drones over Pakistani soil terrorism.
♦ The National Security Agency will partner with Google to investigate a recent cyberattack that the company alleges originated in China.
♦ TIME magazine wants to know: Where was the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group (HIG) when the Underwear Bomber was arrested on Christmas?
♦ A cyberattack could deliver a crippling blow to the United States, Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair told the House Intelligence Committee yesterday.
10/26/2009 - The government body that regulates South Africa's private security industry is re-vetting everyone in their databases to weed out security professionals and companies that have a criminal record, reports the Independent Online.
10/23/2009 - Some London neighborhoods are set to look a little more like Northern Ireland as elite paramilitary police hit the streets of specific neighborhoods marked by high levels of gang-related violence, reports The Telegraph.
10/22/2009 - The Dutch government on Tuesday told representatives from U.S. security companies that it's open for business and offered a new initiative to help them succeed in the Dutch and European marketplace.
10/22/2009 - The Pakistani government has closed the country's schools to protect educational institutions after twin suicide bombings ripped through the International Islamic University (IIU) earlier this week.