TangoAlpha3, a veteran-owned talent acquisition firm with a focus on staffing veterans within the technological workforce, has been awarded a subcontract in support of the Veterans Affairs Transition Assistance Program (VA TAP). VA TAP is a single award five-year contract valued at $135 million that provides training and counseling to service members as they transition from military to civilian life.
No, the battle over G4S is not over. The takeover of G4S will come down to a head-to-head auction between the remaining two bidders (GardaWorld and Allied Universal) that will commence at the end of February.
Launching in January 2021, the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) will host a series of monthly webinars on a series of topics relevant to today’s front-line security practitioners.
Kevin Wilkes never thought that he would work in enterprise security. But thanks to a want ad that called for police officers, Wilkes is enjoying his role as CSO for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, a non-profit arts organization that works to make the city of Pittsburgh a place where the arts can flourish.
A webinar from the International Foundation of Protection Officers (IFPO) and Perpetuity Research will include a panel discussion along with discussing the findings of the Security Research Initiative report, tackling the questions of: why do people join the security sector more by chance than choice? What keeps them involved? What are the best and worst things about a security career?
Security personnel are seeing their roles expand as they assist companies and communities in combating COVID-19. They are performing temperature screening, monitoring personal protective equipment (PPE) usage and physical distancing, managing building occupancy, controlling line-ups, and even assisting with contact tracing. To support new needs, and keep employees safe at the same time, security companies have instituted new training programs and methods given these changing conditions.
The International Foundation for Protection Officers, in conjunction with Security magazine, is now accepting nominations for the annual Bill Zalud Memorial Award for Professional Excellence, an award that recognizes one security professional or an organization for professional excellence or outstanding service in the security profession.