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List / Directory of PSCs or Private Security Companies (contractors, firms) by capabilities (e.g. operating in high-risk environments or emerging markets), by services offered (e.g. field and static security, risk assessment and advice, law enforcement training). Our expert directory also incorporates corporate profiles and documents the evolution of corporate identities. PSCs are part of a fast expanding international security industry and against the backdrop of growing insecurity, they increasingly overlap the services rendered by PMCs, so please also check our PMCs directory.

PSCs: C - G

. CSS Global . Risk Assessment is the most important detail of any operation. Our consultants provide an analysis of facilities, transport, and process. Upon completion of the RA, a comprehensive report detailing the prioritizing detected risks and outlining a step by step plan to mitigate exposure is provided to our clients. This point forward, CSS Global will assign a Project Manager to oversee and execute the plan, step by step or provide the plan to the client's Director of Security. [Indormation retrieved from  Security Services on 1 May 2006]:

Security Services > LogisticsPast Performance

ChaseWaterford. ChaseWaterford (Pty) Ltd provides a wide range of fraud and security management consultancy services aimed at assisting organisations reduce their exposure to fraud and security failure. In addition, ChaseWaterford offers a unique total security management service that assists our clients improve their existing infrastructures as well as providing total solutions where 'greenfield' developments are required. [Information retrieved from Services Home on 15 August 2005]

> Fraud Risk Assessments (FRA) > Security Risk Assessments (SRA) > Revenue Assurance Reviews (RAR) > Security Support Teams

Chubb. Chubb is dedicated to providing a 'one-stop-shop' for all your security and fire protection needs. Beyond the provision of services and products, Chubb is committed to providing the latest industry news and issues to our valued customers. [Information retrieved from News and Resources on 30 August 2005]:

> Security Systems > Fire Protection > Monitoring & Keyholding > Security Personnel > Home Protection

Control Risks ( Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd )
COMPANY OVERVIEW - Control Risks is an independent, global risk consultancy specialising in helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments. We support clients by providing strategic consultancy, expert analysis and in-depth investigations, handling sensitive political issues and providing practical on-the-ground protection and support.
CORPORATE HISTORY - With a rich corporate trajectory going as far back as the 1970s, Control Risks is one of the oldest and best established players in the market. The company has an unrivaled reputation in the risk analysis and mitigation fields and an ample trajectory dealing with kidnap and ransom tasks.
SERVICES / CAPABILITIES - Mitigating risk in three key areas: > Integrity Risk (Corruption and Fraud) > Political Risk > Security Risk | Security: Security Risk Consulting > Operational Security Services > Crisis Management > Security Training > Travel Security > Maritime Services (visit the MARITIME SECURITY page)
URL(s) - [Previous URL:]
[ Information updated from the company's website in October 2014, as well as independent research conducted on the history of the company. ]


Garda World Security Corporation. With more than 50,000 professionals globally and almost 35 years of experience, Garda is one of the most trusted physical security, consulting & investigations, pre-employment screening, and cash handling firms in North America with operations in Europe, Mexico, and the Middle East. [Information retrieved from Overview on 28 May 2007]:

> Consulting & investigations > Pre-employment screening > Physical security > Cash handling

- GardaWorld. With 2,000 consulting and investigation employees supporting the Global Risks division, we serve clients in more than 140 countries, and help organizations mitigate business and security threats by protecting their people and assets:

Global Options. GlobalOptions Inc. is a multidisciplinary international risk management and business solutions company headquartered in Washington, D.C. Our work, however, takes us all over the world, and to virtually every state. We will work anywhere that a U.S. passport is recognized. [Information retrieved from Company Profile on 30 August 2005]:

> Solutions: click here

Gpw. Gpw provides clients with intelligence and investigation services:

> What we do > What we work for

Granite Intelligence. We provide world-class intelligence, investigative and risk management services for our clients. With over 40 years of combined experience in law enforcement, intelligence and finance, the firm's principals are committed to solving our clients' complex problems with discretion, imagination and integrity. [Information retrieved from Overview on 20 June 2007]:

> Intelligence > Investigations > Risk Management

Gray Page. Launched in November 2003, maritime investigations and security consulting group, Gray Page, has quickly established itself as the 'go to' company for the provision of services specifically targeted at the needs of companies and organisations operating in the maritime industry. [Information retrieved from about gray page on 30 August 2005]:

> Investigations & Intelligence > Security Consulting

G4S. In July 2004, the security businesses of Group 4 Falck A/S and Securicor plc merged to create Group 4 Securicor plc. Group 4 Securicor officially became known as G4S in June 2007. G4S is the largest security provider in the world and its expansion trajectory, through mergers and acquisition, continues unabated.

[ The links and corporate identities below, now operating under the G4S brand, are preserved as a historical record ]

- ArmorGroup: click here

- Wackenhut. Wackenhut is a leading provider of contract services to major corporations, government agencies, and a wide range of industrial and commercial customers. The company's security-related services include uniformed security officers, investigations, background checks, hotline programs, emergency protection, and security audits and assessments. [Information retrieved from About Us on 30 August 2005]:

- Al-Mulla Security Services (Kuwait):

- Gray Security (South Africa): /

This is a sample list. While some of the entities listed above are key players and/or have been discussed in the debate on the topic, some other are emerging entities or have been incorporated into the list by request. For further information on a particular company, service, or unit, please contact the respective source.

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