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
Ex-Apple Engineer Pleads Not Guilty to Trade Secret Theft
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.
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.
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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