Security Risk Management Using Techniques of Situational Crime Prevention
Situational Crime Prevention (SCP) is explained as crime prevention strategies aimed at reducing criminal opportunities which arise from the routines of everyday life.Read more
Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Terrorism
Critical infrastructure is nationally described as the infrastructure that delivers the critical services upon which our society depends. Within Victoria, critical infrastructure is both publicly and privately owned and managed.Read more
Places of Mass Gathering – The Risk Continues!
Places or venues where large numbers of people gather are referred to as “places of mass gathering.” Statistically these places provide an opportunity for terrorists to cause substantial numbers of death and injury from an attack. There are national guidelines for the protection of places of mass gatherings from terrorism.Read more
Video-based fire detection in seconds not minutes
Bosch Security Systems has introduced a new video-based solution which uses camera-based analytics for early fire detection in challenging environments.Read more
Biometrics – The Future
There have been significant advances in biometric technology with recent reports valuing the global security biometrics market at over AUD$16 billion. Smart phones and tablets are just a small part of sector growth however government purchases still lead the way.Read more
Over 100 in Attendance - Our Biggest Event Yet!
This morning members, guests and our sponsors attended a world class breakfast event featuring two leaders in the complex field of terrorism. Our speakers were Dr David Wright-Neville and Mr Adam Fitzpatrick. They provided theoretical and practical perspectives on this important area for security leaders.Read more
CCTV Guidelines for Public Places
The CCTV Guidelines for Public Places was developed through the Office of the Victorian Ombudsman in 2012. It applies to all public sector bodies in Victoria including those secured through the private security sector.Read more
Security Strategies for Terrorism
Consultant and author Michael Minieri outlines some basic but critical considerations to think about when establishing an effective security plan against terrorism for any type of facility.Read more
Technology - The Future of Policing?
Recent research confirms that effective operational policing includes use of field officer supportive technology. A study through the University of Cambridge disclosed the deployment of body cameras by police led to an 87 percent drop in violence against officers.Read more
ASIS 7th Middle East Conference Report
Our Chair Dr Tony Zalewski and Mr Paul McDonald recently travelled to Dubai to attend the ASIS 7th Middle East Conference and Exhibition. The conference was conducted under the Patronage of His Excellency Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security, Dubai, UAE.Read more