Could Microsoft Join Cisco In Hunt For Security Firms? – Investor's Business Daily

Investor’s Business DailyCould Microsoft Join Cisco In Hunt For Security Firms?Investor’s Business DailyA pickup in takeover activity in 2017 could revive computer security software stocks, says UBS, which says potential buyers include Cisco Systems (CSCO), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), Fortinet (FTNT) and Palo Alto Networks (PANW), as well …

NGO to High Court: Stop private security policing Palestinian land – Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsNGO to High Court: Stop private security policing Palestinian landJerusalem Post Israel NewsIn 1971, the IDF issued an order applying its “regional defense” doctrine to settlements in the West Bank, empowering private contractors to perform searches and seizures, and use “any reasonable measure” to arrest Palestinians to … Continue reading

House chairman wants private security contractors, Afghans barred from guarding US bases in Afghanistan – Fox News

Fox NewsHouse chairman wants private security contractors, Afghans barred from guarding US bases in AfghanistanFox NewsWASHINGTON – The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is intent on barring private security contractors and Afghans from guarding U.S. bases in Afghanistan, a move that could complicate President Barack Obama’s timetable for … Continue reading

Trump Homeland Security Adviser Helped Contractors Profit Off Harsh Deportation Policies – The Intercept

The InterceptTrump Homeland Security Adviser Helped Contractors Profit Off Harsh Deportation PoliciesThe InterceptBehind the corinthian columns of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the country’s premiere corporate advocacy association, talk of a crackdown on immigrants takes a clinical tone, far different from the bombastic rhetoric found on talk radio or at … Continue reading

Surveillance and Border Security Contractors See Big Money in Donald Trump's Immigration Agenda – The Intercept

The InterceptSurveillance and Border Security Contractors See Big Money in Donald Trump’s Immigration AgendaThe InterceptDonald Trump campaigned on a promise to ramp up border security and to deport as many as 3 million undocumented people — rhetoric that is being celebrated as a potential goldmine for some in the surveillance … Continue reading