Search for dissertations about: "private security companies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words private security companies.

  1. 1. Private security companies and political order in Congo: a history of extraversion

    Author : Peer Schouten; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Relations; Peace Development Research; private security companies; Congo Democratic Republic of ; political order; infrastructure development; Belgian colonialism;

    Abstract : This PhD dissertation explores how private security companies co-constitute political order in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as a case through which broader questions regarding the relationship between security governance and political order can be investigated. The thesis explores the spatial distribution of private security companies in Congo, and investigates their predominant entanglement with internationalized governance processes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Information Technology Outsourcing in Large Companies in Sweden A Perspective on Risks, Relationships and Success Factors

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Georg Hodosi; Lazar Rusu; Björn Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; IT outsourcing; risk factors; important factors; ITO relationships; success factors; transaction cost theory; IT outsourcing decision makers; design science research; survey research; large companies; private companies; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates large private companies in Sweden that have outsourced their information technology (IT). A considerable proportion of IT outsourcing (ITO) is unsuccessful. READ MORE

  3. 3. CryptoNET Generic Security Framework for Cloud Computing Environments

    University dissertation from Kista : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Abdul Ghafoor Abbasi; Sead Muftic; Antonio F. Gómez Skarmeta; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Generic Security Object; CryptoNET; Security; Framework; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Information technology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informationsteknologi; SRA - ICT; SRA - Informations- och kommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : The area of this research is security in distributed environment such as cloud computing and network applications. Specific focus was design and implementation of high assurance network environment, comprising various secure and security-enhanced applications. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Privatisation of Security and State Control of Force: Changes, Challenges and the Case of Iraq

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Joakim Berndtsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peace and development research; privatisation of security; private security companies; civil-military relations; state control of force; state monopoly of violence; Iraq;

    Abstract : The thematic focus of this dissertation is the privatisation of security, that is, the increasing use of private security companies (PSCs) to perform security- and military-related tasks traditionally associated with the state and institutions such as the police or the military. More concretely, the study investigates security privatisation in the context of violent conflict and in relation to the problem of state control of force. READ MORE

  5. 5. IP telephony Mobility and security

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jon-Olov Vatn; Björn Pehrson; William Arbaugh; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Telekommunikation; Telekommunikation; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Telecommunication; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Telekommunikation;

    Abstract : With the introduction of IP based telephony services, the Internet has started to challenge the traditional PSTN networks as an infrastructure for providing real-time interactive services. This upcoming paradigm shift is not only driven by the desire to provide cost efficient solutions, but by basing the communication on IP we expect that the end-users will experience a greater set of attractive services over a single connection compared to what is provided by a PSTN today. READ MORE