By Andrea Muller, Project Manager, and Johann Recordon, Junior Project Manager, swissnex San Francisco
On September 17, I was in New York City. It was the first anniversary of the beginning of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, and the police were everywhere.
As I walked down Wall Street, I came across a rather disturbing advertisement. It seemed quite provocative that a security company would launch a campaign for “the 1% that matters” on the day the demonstrations had begun a year ago whose slogan was “We are the 99 percent!”
Still, I couldn’t resist visiting the Byzantium Security website, which at first looked like any other corporate website. After a few clicks, I was redirected to a recruitment page where a mesmerizing set of personality tests apparently indicated that I had the qualifications to become a Byzantium special operative, a surveillance expert....