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Latest issue of Security Solutions Magazine out now! Security Solutions Magazine is a leading security resource for business, government and the security industry. Through Security Solutions, readers enjoy access to information from leading experts on issues such as terrorism, operational security matters, technological developments, risk management and IT security as well as the latest news on security events. As a … [Read more...]

Dahua Launches Eco-Savvy 2.0 Series PTZCameras

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HANGZHOU, China/ August 5, 2015—Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, Chinarecently announced the availability of its Eco-Savvy 2.0 series PTZ cameras. The Eco-Savvy series offers SD59 and SD50 models. Those two models carry the spirit of the Eco-Savvy 2.0 series which is energy-saving concept, featuring 30x optical zoom capability, as well … [Read more...]

AST announce new updates to KeyWatcher Management System and KeyPro Plus

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AST is proud to announce the recent launch of the updated KeyWatcher Touch. The recent upgrades make this unit more user-friendly and capable than ever before due to the large 7 inch touchscreen, improved integration capabilities and convenient features such as a mobile application. However standout additions are the “KeyAnywhere” feature, which will enable the user to return a key to any KeyWatcher in the organisation … [Read more...]

Could New Security Technology Save Lives?

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According to a recent report by Channel Seven News, a man who had a stroke and spent 20 hours unconscious in a Sydney hospital toilet before he was found, has died. The man went to the Royal North Shore Hospital on Monday for an appointment in the outpatient clinic, and when he failed to present himself to the clinic staff, he was listed as a “no show”. He was found on Tuesday in a hospital toilet, sparking a major … [Read more...]

Important ASSA ABLOY Australia Brand update announcement

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Over the coming weeks ASSA ABLOY Australia will be rolling out important brand change to two current product ranges. The changes will take affect for Arrow by Lockwood and Padde by Lockwood. Padde by Lockwood – Lockwood Padde is an Australian-based, niche brand that has been supplying quality electromechanical door locking solutions since 1966. Padde has also proven capable of innovation to preempt future market … [Read more...]

HILLS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ALARM.COM

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Hills and Alarm.com announced a strategic partnership today to bring Alarm.com’s advanced smart home services to Hills significant partner base. Alarm.com, the leading platform solution for the smart home, offers cloud based security and home automation services. From a single mobile app, users can control and manage interactive security, video monitoring and energy management solutions as well as a broad ecosystem of … [Read more...]

Use Of Force And Workplace Violence: A Growing Risk

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By Dr Tony Zalewski. Increasing crime rates for violence, including domestic violence, illicit drug use such as ice and a more challenging public to authority of public safety personnel, has further impacted upon the ability of operational security staff to meet workplace objectives. Inevitably, some interactions between members of the public with security staff have the potential to escalate to a physical level, … [Read more...]

Terrorists And Facility Managers: Why They Need Each Other

By Don Williams. The Facility Manager’s relationship with the terrorist is one of mutual support. The terrorist needs the sites under the control of the Facility Manager as targets; the Facility Manager can use the threat posed by terrorists to consider the measures in place, their effectiveness, relevance, and the documented and assumed responsibilities of the various managers on-site. The Facility Manager has two … [Read more...]

Q Security Partners With FLIR Systems

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Industry powerhouse Q Security Systems has today announced its partnership with FLIR Systems, one of the most trusted respected names in thermal imaging technology. This new partnership will see Q Security Systems become the exclusive Australian distributor for FLIR’s new IP Visual range. Included in the new range is a wide array of dome, PTZ and bullet cameras. However, perhaps the most exciting aspect of the new … [Read more...]

A Very Brief Introduction To Surveillance Detection

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By Ami Tobin. There has been a great deal of discussion lately around the potential for homegrown terrorism potentially carried out by young men returning to Australia from the conflict in Syria feeling disillusioned, angry and radicalised by their experiences and exposure to people who would see harm done to Australian citizens and businesses. To that end, the Australian Government is working hard with Australian … [Read more...]

SSM #96 Digital Magazine

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Do Directors Really Know What Duties They Owe Under The Law?

By Anna Richards. It is amazing how many people in the security industry open businesses based on the idea ‘I can do it better’. While entrepreneurial spirit is a great thing, those same people often do not give a great deal of thought to the ramifications of taking on the position of director of a company. Source of Directors’ Duties Duties are imposed on directors through a number of sources, … [Read more...]

Half Aussie IT managers report weekly cyber breach

A new report released today by Centrify Corporation reveals that nearly half of Australian IT managers believe their organisations experience attempted data breaches every week. While major breaches at iconic brands like Sony and Office of Personnel Management in the US make headlines, Centrify, the leader in securing identities from cyber threats, commissioned the survey to evaluate the frequency of breaches on … [Read more...]

Icom IP100 H

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We look at Icom’s compact, yet powerful IP100H WLAN or IP radio system. Measuring only 95 mm high (~3.7 inches) and weighing 205 grams, the IP100H is one of the smallest professional radios on the market. https://youtu.be/6Ejc6rb1dcw … [Read more...]

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