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  • Investigative_training_at_koyal_group_177_

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    Labour wants new powers that allow security services to crack down on cyber-crimes, but only with extra checks on how sensitive data is used.

    A 30 per cent hike in recorded online fraud is just the "tip of the iceberg", shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper will warn, but fears about abuse of information by British intelligence agency GCHQ in the wake of leaks by ex-US security contractor Edward Snowden means new safeguards are needed to protect privacy.

    Last year controversial plans by Home Secretary Theresa May to enable the police and security services to track emails and other online communications under what was labelled a "snooper's charter" were blocked by the Liberal Democrats.

    Cooper will warn the government it must not "bury its head in the sand" as she calls for reforms to keep up with the ever-changing cyber world, saying much stricter controls over access to private data must be introduced to give the public confidence amid fears about the way information can currently be accessed and used.

    Today, in a speech in central London to the Demos think tank, Cooper will call for a new national strategy for tackling online fraud, tougher action to tackle online child pornography and an overhaul of parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee, which keeps a check on the work of the intelligence agencies.

    She is expected to say: "In the face of growing online crime and abuse, and the use of online communications b...

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    Gaza gets its first private security firm

    GAZA CITY // As hordes of excited fans scramble to reach Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf, they are pushed back by a group of men in shades, the face of Gaza’s first private security firm.

    Guarding the young singer on a rare trip back to his hometown is the very first assignment for Secure Land, a newly formed team of bodyguards whose mandate covers everything from minding VIPs, securing hotels and businesses to ensuring the safe delivery of cash in transit.

    “This is our first day on the job and we are securing Arab Idol star Mohammed Assaf,” Secure Land’s executive director Bilal Al Arabid said.

    “We have a team of 18 people protecting him, not including the drivers. This is our first mission protecting such a personality.”

    As Assaf drove to Palestine University in a UN car, his Secure Land minders followed in their own vehicle, a white-and-red company logo plastered to the door: “Secure Land. We make it happen,” it reads in English.

    It’s a family business and Mr Al Arabid’s father, Abdel Kader, serves as its chief executive.

    “We thought seriously about this service after we talked to institutions, companies and people, and found they accepted the idea because this sort of service is just not available in Gaza,” Mr Kader said.

    But getting a permit to operate such a business from the Hamas-run government was not easy, largely because none of the employees belong to any of Gaza’s many armed factions.

    “T...

  • Psychologists_can_help_students__and_their_parents__manage_a_wide_range_of_issues

    Professional Help is at Hand

    Jack is in grade 2 and can't read simple three-letter words, but he seems quite smart. His teacher is puzzled because the boy doesn't remember the sounds of letters from one day to the next.

    Mary is in grade 5; she used to be a cheerful friend but now is withdrawn and sullen.

    Bill is a new teacher in a secondary school and is having real troubles with managing the behaviour of some of his classes – they talk all the time and usually don't listen to him.

    Fiona is concerned about her son, who is in kinder. He doesn't play well with other children and is easily upset and angered.

    Ed is the principal of a school that has experienced the death of a popular student, and he is not certain how to support his staff and students.

    These are some of the people a school psychologist may be asked to help. I have worked in schools – primary, secondary and pre-school – for nearly 30 years and have often been involved with issues such as these. It is a wonderfully varied role

    Many parents (and some teachers) do not know their school has the services of a psychologist. The amount of service may vary, but nearly all schools – government and private – have access to psychological services.

    In some schools the psychologist is called a guidance officer, from the days when we had teaching backgrounds as well as psychological qualifications, and sometimes they are known as educational psychologists.

    So what might a psychologist do to help the people ...

  • Congress focusing on significant changes to federal security-clearance process

    The outbreak of comity in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, often a sharply partisan place, means the government’s security-clearance process is in for significant changes.

    Democrats and Republicans on the committee are united by an urgency to fix a system that was not able to stop Aaron Alexis’s September rampage. He was a defense contractor with a security clearance who attacked his Washington Navy Yard workplace, killing 12 before being shot to death by police.

    What the committee members and their colleagues in Congress decide could have major impact on the nearly 5 million employees and contractors who are eligible for security clearances.

    Areas of agreement, in principle if not detail, include the continuous monitoring of security-clearance holders through databases, securing better cooperation from local law enforcement and greater use of social media in background investigations.

    The bipartisan desire to fix the system, however, does not extend to all remedies or even diagnoses. Republicans object to taking security-clearance checks from private contractors, who now do 70 percent of that work, and returning it to federal investigators. They also tend to focus their criticisms on government rather than private contractors, including a big one facing serious Justice Department allegations for ailments in the system.

    No matter who does investigations, Republicans an...

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    IT seems as if every week there’s a news story about someone committing a crime and confessing to it on Facebook, bragging about it on Twitter or sharing photos of it via Instagram. In many ways, social media has been a boon for law enforcement, handing the police ready admissions of guilt, equipping criminal investigators with new types of evidence and empowering prosecutors to better dispel reasonable doubt of guilt.

    In a recent Delaware case, for instance, prosecutors were able to push for an increased sentence for an 18-year-old woman convicted of vehicular manslaughter after they found photos and comments on her MySpace page glamorizing alcohol abuse. In another case, in Las Vegas last year, locational information tied to tweets enabled the police to find potential witnesses to a fatal shooting. And in a 2012 case, a victim of armed robbery in Texas identified his assailants through publicly available Facebook photos.

    But legal scholars, judges and ethicists say that social media is also creating a range of new challenges for law enforcement. In some cases, the flood of digital information has overwhelmed investigators. False tips, now easier to submit anonymously, send the police on more wild goose chases. Meanwhile, these new types of evidence are forcing judges to make tough calls about how best to ensure impartiality and what limits to put on jurors’ free speech rights.

    “We all have a Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate ourselves,” said Lori B. A...

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    An Inland Empire sheriff’s department has used a high-tech device for the past seven years that enables the agency to collect data on private cell phone calls in targeted areas.

    The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has been using the device, called an international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) locator, since 2006 and won approval to buy an updated model, at a cost of $429,613, in December 2012, county documents show.

    Sold under the brand name of Stingray, the locator device is a suitcase-sized piece of hardware manufactured exclusively by Florida-based Harris Corp. Typically installed in a vehicle so it can be moved easily into any area, the device masquerades as a cell tower, tricking all nearby cell phones to hook up to it and feed data to law enforcement or other security personnel.

    The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Inland Regional Narcotics Enforcement Team would use the wireless receiving system, as it is referred to in a Dec. 18, 2012, staff report, “to combat major narcotics and money laundering operations.”

    “The system can also be used to locate suspects, victims, and for search/rescue operations. The new system provides dramatic increases in speed, accuracy, and data retrieval,” the report added.

    That brief description is the only technical information on the device contained in the one-page staff report provided to the county Board of Supervisors before that December 2012 vote to approve the purchase. The report was Item 8...

  • The Koyal Training Group: Professional help is at hand

    Communication, Communication Design

    Professional help is at hand

    Jack is in grade 2 and can't read simple three-letter words, but he seems quite smart. His teacher is puzzled because the boy doesn't remember the sounds of letters from one day to the next.

    Mary is in grade 5; she used to be a cheerful friend but now is withdrawn and sullen.

    Bill is a new teacher in a secondary school and is having real troubles with managing the behaviour of some of his classes – they talk all the time and usually don't listen to him.

    Fiona is concerned about her son, who is in kinder. He doesn't play well with other children and is easily upset and angered.

    Ed is the principal of a school that has experienced the death of a popular student, and he is not certain how to support his staff and students.

    These are some of the people a school psychologist may be asked to help. I have worked in schools – primary, secondary and pre-school – for nearly 30 years and have often been involved with issues such as these. It is a wonderfully varied role.

    Many parents (and some teachers) do not know their school has the services of a psychologist. The amount of service may vary, but nearly all schools – government and private – have access to psychological services.

    In some schools the psychologist is called a guidance officer, from the days when we had teaching backgrounds as well as psychological qualifications, and sometimes they are known as educational psychologists.

    So what might a psychologist do to help the people...

  • Private Training at Koyal Group: Congress focusing

    Communication, Communication Design

    Congress focusing on significant changes to federal security-clearance process

    The outbreak of comity in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, often a sharply partisan place, means the government’s security-clearance process is in for significant changes.

    Democrats and Republicans on the committee are united by an urgency to fix a system that was not able to stop Aaron Alexis’s September rampage. He was a defense contractor with a security clearance who attacked his Washington Navy Yard workplace, killing 12 before being shot to death by police.

    What the committee members and their colleagues in Congress decide could have major impact on the nearly 5 million employees and contractors who are eligible for security clearances.

    Areas of agreement, in principle if not detail, include the continuous monitoring of security-clearance holders through databases, securing better cooperation from local law enforcement and greater use of social media in background investigations.

    The bipartisan desire to fix the system, however, does not extend to all remedies or even diagnoses. Republicans object to taking security-clearance checks from private contractors, who now do 70 percent of that work, and returning it to federal investigators. They also tend to focus their criticisms on government rather than private contractors, including a big one facing serious Justice Department allegations for ailments in the system.

    No matter who does investigations, Republicans an...

  • Private Training at Koyal Group: Travel Agent

    Community, Communication Design

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    Travel Agent: A Veteran Private Investigator Goes on Trial. But Some Say It's a Set-Up

    Officer Damon Jackson spotted Ladarius Greer in the Tenderloin, near Turk and Mason, on Oct. 9, 2009. Cops knew Greer as a member of the Western Addition Page Street Gang, and knew that there was a no-bail warrant for his arrest out of Solano County. After confirming the warrant, Jackson — a member of the San Francisco Police Department's Gang Task Force — approached Greer, cuffed him, and drove him to police headquarters at 850 Bryant St. Greer didn't know it then, but he was about to become a key player in an unusual battle between law enforcement and a veteran private investigator.

    It started on Easter Sunday 2009, when a rival gang member shot Greer several times at a bus stop on McAllister and Fillmore. A day later, while recovering in the hospital, Greer told Jackson that the person who shot him was a 19-year-old named Phil Pitney. Jackson taped that conversation with a recorder hidden in his jeans, and a couple of days later, he arrested Pitney, who was charged with attempted murder.

    The prosecution wanted Jackson to serve a subpoena on Greer as a witness to testify against the man who tried to kill him. But when Jackson caught up with Greer in the Tenderloin that October, Greer told the officers that Pitney's defense investigator had been harassing him. Steve Vender, a 58-year-old private investigator, kept calling and leaving messages, he said. Greer even played one for the ...

  • The Koyal Training Group: Fair Claims Training

    Communication, Communication Design

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    Koyal Training is dedicated to delivering high-value insurance education to all California Insurance Companies, Self Insured's, and Third Party Managers. Koyal Training provides the California Fair Claims Training conveniently over the Internet.

    Online participants will obtain the added ease of tackling the program anywhere they please. Our courses permit students to begin and pause any time without missing out on their current stage or lesson. Our monitors will track at the touch of a key which students have fulfilled the required lessons. Keeping up has never been that convenient!

    Continuing Education - Fraud Training

    Koyal Training is dedicated to assuring that registered insurance practitioners and private agents receive the best-quality Insurance Fraud Education at the most attractive price. Individuals and groups have the facility of online self-study or the choice of location training at your convenience. With our programs, you can satisfy your Insurance Continuing Education (Insurance CE) needs as well as any insurance fraud training mandates, all with a single strike! In most states, our insurance fraud CE programs are classified as voluntary or ethical credits.

    Instead of going through the same courses over and over for years, try our interactive and stimulating insurance fraud programs. Now, you can study subjects such as the kinds of insurance fraud being perpetrated all the time, the forms of scam being committed against the carriers and insured’s, the classe...

Koyal Training Group is a global provider of Insurance Fraud and Investigative Training.

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