Here's What's Behind The Intrigue Over The Cybersecurity Firm With Suspected Ties To The Kremlin – Fast Company

WIREDHere’s What’s Behind The Intrigue Over The Cybersecurity Firm With Suspected Ties To The KremlinFast CompanyAnd anonymous National Security Agency leakers planted pungent though tangled stories in the press about the company. The Wall Street Journal reported that an NSA employee (or maybe contractor) had loaded sensitive documents onto his/her… Continue reading

Are Private Military Contractors a Solution to US Quagmires Overseas? – Reason

ReasonAre Private Military Contractors a Solution to US Quagmires Overseas?ReasonBut private contractors have fought for America since America began. Jamestown, Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay colonies all hired private security. During the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress authorized “privateers”—privately owned …and more » Continue reading

SSI 2018 SAMMY Awards Now Open for Entries – Security Sales & Integration

Security Sales & IntegrationSSI 2018 SAMMY Awards Now Open for EntriesSecurity Sales & IntegrationA panel of judges will select the top nominees in each of 12 categories among installing security contractors that exemplify professionalism in their sales, marketing and installation efforts. The awards gala will be held April 9, 2018,… Continue reading

Hikvision Introduces Dedicated Cybersecurity Hotline – Security Sales & Integration

Security Sales & IntegrationHikvision Introduces Dedicated Cybersecurity HotlineSecurity Sales & IntegrationInstalling security contractors, clients and technology partners can reach the the company’s cybersecurity hotline directly by calling (626) 723-2100, or by dialing the general technical support line at (866) 200-6690 and pressing #5. Related support … Continue reading

The deadliest bombing in Somali history reveals flaws in intelligence-gathering efforts – Business Insider

Business InsiderThe deadliest bombing in Somali history reveals flaws in intelligence-gathering effortsBusiness Insider”One bomb would have breached a checkpoint, opening the way for a larger bomb,” one of the Western security contractors told Reuters. “They also had fighters nearby ready to come inside the base.” The driver of the car… Continue reading

Facebook is struggling to meet the burden of securing itself, security … – Ars Technica

Ars TechnicaFacebook is struggling to meet the burden of securing itself, security …Ars TechnicaFacebook is Struggling to live up to the responsibility it faces for adequately securing the vast amount of personal information it amasses, the social network’s top …Facebook security boss says corporate network run like “a college …CBS Newsall… Continue reading

Training division for SRS security contractor Centerra invites public comment – Aiken Standard

Training division for SRS security contractor Centerra invites public commentAiken StandardThe training team for the security contractor at the Savannah River Site is seeking public comment during its re-accreditation process. Centerra-SRS is scheduled for an on-site assessment on Oct. 23-26 as part of the process to achieve Public Safety … Continue reading