Allied Universal Acquires U.S. Security Associates

Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

In Security News

Allied Universal Acquires U.S. Security Associates

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Ex-Apple Engineer Pleads Not Guilty to Trade Secret Theft

From Bloomberg

A former Apple Inc. engineer charged with stealing self-driving car secrets for a Chinese startup pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Jose, California.

Zhang Xiaolang entered the plea through his lawyer Monday. He was arrested just before boarding a flight to China on charges that he downloaded proprietary files while preparing to leave the iPhone maker and go to work for Guangzhou-based Xiaopeng Motors, also known as Xmotors.

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In Travel Security News

From the US Dept of State

Level 2 Travel advisory for Mexico

Exercise increased caution in Mexico due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Violent crime, such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery, is widespread. 

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In Terrorism News

EU Law Enforcement and Google Take on Terrorist Propaganda in Latest EUROPOL Referral Action Days

On 9 and 10 July 2018, Europol’s Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) organized the tenth joint Referral Action Days with colleagues from specialized units from Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. This time the campaign was focused on different platforms belonging to Google and was attended by representatives of the company.

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