From “The Company” to private companies

Called "Spy vs. Spy", Doug Frantz's article in this month's (January '08) edition of Portfolio magazine is a good read for corporate security professionals. He tackles the increased usage of ex-CIA agents by corporate risk and investigation/audit departments.

From the ability to study behavioural cues, to the ability to simply wear out a pair of shoes and use their "Company" trained tactics to find information corporate executives need, Frantz gets into the trend of government trained security and intelligence agents earning more money for similar work in private corporations.

You may have already missed the issue at the newsstand, but you can find the article available online at