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Latest issue of Security Solutions out now! Security Solutions 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 busy security … [Read more...]


 The “Mobile Pass Badge Virtuel 3.0” project integrating STid Mobile ID®, STid’s user-friendly high-security access control solution, has received a “Make it Simple” award from the BPCE Banking Group.  STid Mobile ID® is a solution developed by STid, pioneering leader in the design of secure solutions. It has reinvented access control by integrating the functions of a secure access card within a smartphone. This … [Read more...]


Vodafone today announced the commencement of trials of the world’s first air traffic control drone tracking and safety technology. Vodafone’s pioneering approach uses innovative 4G Internet of Things (IoT) technology to protect aircraft from catastrophic accidents as well as prevent inadvertent or criminal drone incursions at sensitive locations such as airports, prisons and hospitals. Commercial civilian drones are … [Read more...]

Certis Cisco acquires SNP Security

  Australia’s third largest security firm, SNP, has today announced that it has entered into a binding sale agreement under which 100% of SNP shares will be sold to Certis Cisco, Singapore’s largest security organisation. Certis Cisco has an existing security business in Australia, BRI. With the addition of SNP, Certis Cisco will establish Certis Security Australia to drive the strategy and market growth of the … [Read more...]


The most difficult part in high resolution CCTV camera surveillance used in critical infrastructure projects is the storage of incoming data from cameras, especially when a long retention period is needed. The size of the storage can be very high, even for a low number of CCTV cameras. The storage of such data depends on the following factors: the camera resolution the number of frames per second (fps) the … [Read more...]

Rosehill Security Announces Channel Partner and Distribution Agreement with Ezi Security Systems for Australasia and Asia

  Rosehill Security, a leading global manufacturer of perimeter security solutions, today announced a channel partner and distribution agreement for Australasia and Asia with Ezi Security Systems, for the company’s innovative range of hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) and perimeter security products. In response to the growing worldwide trend of hostile vehicle attacks, Ezi Security Systems’ customers across … [Read more...]

8 Crisis Management Mistakes To Avoid

Most organisational crises are predictable and half are caused by management. So it’s logical that senior executives should play a leading role in crisis management and prevention. Yet some CEOs still don’t regard crisis management as a priority – until after a crisis strikes. And even executives who are 'crisis aware" may be unsure exactly what they need to do to protect the organisation from the terrible impacts of a … [Read more...]

Determining Youth Radicalization in Jordan

Following the November 2015 Paris terrorist attacks, Jordan’s King Abdallah proclaimed, “ The world is facing another global conflict, and a fast response is needed to deal with the threat.” [[1]] Indeed, as violent extremist ideologies, groups, and their members spill over into Jordan from neighboring Syria and Iraq, it is important to understand the factors that are radicalizing youth in Jordan. In this regard, a survey … [Read more...]

MOBOTIX Launches “Cactus Concept“ as Initiative to Set Focus on Cybersecurity in Video Surveillance

Industry leading security measures, independent testing and raised user awareness vital in protecting security systems. MOBOTIX has announced a raised focus on cybersecurity by implementing the “MOBOTIX Cactus Concept“. The concept aims to deliver a comprehensive approach to protecting MOBOTIX products against the threat of cyber-attacks along with education and tools to help customers and partners build and … [Read more...]

Motorola To Acquire Avigilon: What Does It Mean?

According to IHS Markit analyst Jon Cropley, rumours about Avigilon being acquired have been circulating in the industry for years. Many expected one of Avigilon's competitors to acquire it. Instead, Motorola Solutions, a company with limited current involvement in the video surveillance market, has stepped in. Motorola's focus on public safety projects is likely to have been a major motivation for the acquisition. … [Read more...]

Vale Steve Jackson, OAM, MAICD

  It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Steve Jackson. As many in the industry know, Steve has been a senior leader, mentor and driving force within the security industry for almost two decades. In addition to his most recent role, in which he served as the Chief Security Officer for the Qantas Group for over 13 years, Steve enjoyed a long and illustrious career spanning the Royal Navy in the … [Read more...]

Explore Dahua Technology’s Latest Video Surveillance Solutions at SICUR 2018

Dahua Technology, a leading solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, will show its latest innovations at SICUR 2018, the International Security, Safety and Fire Exhibition, from February 20 to 23. Come and visit Booth 10D08, Hall 10 at SICUR 2018 to discover for yourself how Dahua’s cutting-edge solutions can be applied! The booth will mainly contain two types of exhibits – products and … [Read more...]

The Future Access Control

While at the ASIAL Security Expo in Sydney’s Darling Harbour in June 2017, HID Global conducted a high-level roundtable discussion with some of Australia’s top security consultants, in an effort to better understand the top-line issues facing our rapidly-evolving industry. Hosted by John Bigelow from Security Solutions, the forum covered a wide range of current topics in an attempt to harness the group’s critical thinking … [Read more...]

Milestone Systems APAC awards 2018: Partners recognised for their performance in sales and technology innovation

Milestone Systems’ community of partners were rewarded for their performance in sales, technology and innovation at the Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) in Hanoi, Vietnam   Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), celebrated selected partners in an award ceremony at Milestone Systems’ community days, MIPS, in Hanoi in January. The Milestone Systems … [Read more...]

ViDi Labs and Image Engineering cooperation

ViDi Labs today announced that it has signed an agreement with Image Engineering from Kerpen-Horrem, Germany, to represent and distribute their products and technology in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia region.  Image Engineering is one of the most respected imaging and testing labs in the world, offering a range of camera and optical measuring test charts, devices and software for all types of cameras, … [Read more...]

Visiting Fulbright Professor Kacper Gradon to Speak at Safeguarding Australia

Visiting Fulbright Professor Kacper Gradon to speak at Safeguarding Australia Dr Gradon will cover the 3 year (2014–2017) final report of PRIME recommendations on LAEEs (Lone Actor Extremists Events) presented to the European Commission at the Safeguarding Australia 2018 and will go beyond the state of the art, describing the approaches both to the newly adapted "analogue" terrorist MOs (such as run-over attacks, … [Read more...]

Security at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games

At this stage, the Games seem likely to be free of major security incidents, but South Korean security officials will have to plan for a range of contingencies. The 2018 Olympic Winter Games are scheduled to take place from 9-25 February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea; a decision announced by the IOC on 6 July 2011. This will be South Korea's second Olympic Games and its first Winter Games. (Seoul hosted the … [Read more...]