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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...]

Medibank Place integrates security system with business process

Walls of greenery, circadian lighting and workspaces specially designed to accommodate activity-based working are just some of the features of Medibank’s new Docklands headquarters in Melbourne. Occupied since October 2014, the 16-floor building encourages flexibility, creativity, interaction and staff wellbeing and is also on track to become one of Australia’s most energy and waste efficient buildings, targeting a … [Read more...]



Historically, CCTV systems have been installed for three reasons: to deter people from potentially doing something illegal, because the insurance company insisted and to record events of what has already happened. But imagine being able to actually prevent incidences from happening rather than just record what did happen. It is easy to justify the purchase an expensive piece of equipment if, when it is installed, it … [Read more...]

Saab delivers Security System for Auckland South Corrections Facility in New Zealand


Defence and Security company Saab, has delivered an integrated electronic security system for the new men’s prison at Wiri, South Auckland in New Zealand. The Auckland South Corrections Facility, also known as Kohuora, is one of the most modern corrections facilities in the world and will house up to 960 male prisoners. The security system supports an innovative approach to prisoner management with prisoners … [Read more...]

Smartphones And App Security


By Graeme Cunynghame. The number of mobile phone subscriptions worldwide is around the seven billion mark and growing. Smartphones are becoming more complex and more powerful in order to provide more functionality. Because of their unique characteristics, they present challenges that require new business models that offer countermeasures to help ensure their security. Concerns are increasing regarding security … [Read more...]

Dahua Technology Announces Partnership with Security Wholesale in New Zealand


HANGZHOU, CHINA/ June 8, 2015—Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China announces Security Wholesale as its brand exclusive distributor in New Zealand. Established in 2001, Dahua Technology has grown to a total solution provider in surveillance, whose product portfolios include advanced series of front-end, back-end, display, software as … [Read more...]

Mobile security access tapping at the door

Mobile devices are increasingly being integrated in to the workplace environment as businesses recognise the potential to provide more streamlined services to a workforce that is increasingly on the move. As mobile devices and their associated technologies continue to increase in functionality, storage capacity and general utility there is a global shift towards business processes and systems being adapted to enable … [Read more...]

Security Exhibition and Conference 2015 lines up world-class thought leaders


Leading experts will be challenging the readiness of the Australian security industry for a host of threats, both physical and online, when the Security Exhibition and Conference returns to Melbourne from July 15-17. One of the featured speakers at this year’s ASIAL Conference, NATO and Federal Government Adviser Nicole Matejic will demonstrate in her session on Thursday July 16 how information warfare, especially on … [Read more...]

QSS and FLIR In Partnership With New IP Camera Range


FLIR has recently released the news of its exciting new Day/Night CCTV range which will now aim at the entry level segment of the Australian market where currently only Asian branded products exist. These products are currently being finalized to fit within the Australian market with the complete range to be launched at Security 2015 this year in Melbourne in July. FLIR have partnered in this arrangement with QSS … [Read more...]

Changes To Aviation Screener Training – Are They Flawed?


By Steve Lawson. About two years ago, the author wrote a couple of articles about aviation screener training in Australia and then presented on the subject at the Australian Security Industry Association Ltd (ASIAL) Security 2013 Exhibition & Conference. In the first of those articles, he said, “A change to screener training to some extent... presupposes that there is something wrong with the current screening … [Read more...]

SSM #95 Digital Magazine


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Dahua Technology Partners with Seadan Security & Electronics in Australia

Dahua Partners with Seadan

HANGZHOU, CHINA/ May 28, 2015—Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China announces Seadan Security & Electronics as its exclusive brand distributor in Australia. Established in 2001, Dahua Technology has grown to a total solution provider in surveillance, whose product portfolios include advanced series of front-end, back-end, display, … [Read more...]

Will You Fall Victim To Organised Retail Crime?


By Ray Esposito. Organised retail crime (ORC) has become one of the more widely discussed topics in the loss prevention community. ORC is different than the traditional forms of shoplifting that most retailers encounter. Although the theft methods are the same, the scale, frequency and losses of each incident are much greater. Unlike the thrill-seeking teenager or the drug addict supporting a habit, ORC is a network … [Read more...]

A Very Brief Introduction To Surveillance Detection


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...]

Introducing The Most Important Security Tool You Will Ever Have – And It’s FREE!


Every security professional dreads getting the ‘please explain’ phone call from an irate, scarred or concerned employer or client. That feeling of uncertainty that one experiences as the question “What is going on!” gives rise to the realisation you have no real idea what the other person is talking about. “Don’t you know?”... “How can you not know!” demands the client or employer. “You are supposed to be on top of … [Read more...]

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