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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...]

Explosives: Not My Problem

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By Don Williams. Most security managers believe they have no responsibility for explosives, other than a nagging concern about IEDs. This is not the case. Explosives pervade our society: we are reliant on them for our wealth through the mining, rural and construction sectors; we enjoy large and small fireworks shows, pyrotechnic stage effects as well as special effects in Australian-made movies; many of our major … [Read more...]

Media Release: Committed to Delivering Unparalleled Image Quality, VIVOTEK Launches Two New Box Network Cameras IP8155HP and IP8165HP

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VIVOTEK announced today the launch of its two new professional box network cameras IP8155HP and IP8165HP. IP8155HP and IP8165HP offer 60 fps @ 1.3-Megapixel resolution and 60 fps @ 2-Megapixel resolution respectively, delivering superb image quality. Both cameras are designed with WDR technology. IP8165HP delivers WDR Pro, while IP8155HP is equipped with the even more advanced WDR Pro II, which provides extreme … [Read more...]

LenovoEMC™ PX 4-400d NVR with Milestone Arcus

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Lenovo is not a name that people in the security industry might traditionally associate with CCTV. However, it is no secret that Lenovo is one of the world’s leading suppliers of computer technology. Therefore, it stands to reason that when a company like Lenovo turns its attention to an area like CCTV, you could expect the end result to be impressive given their technology pedigree. Having recently seen the LenovoEMC … [Read more...]

Enterprise level access control at your fingertips.

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ISCS has always been at the forefront in providing the Australian Access Control and Security market with leading edge commercial grade access control and security systems. ProtegeGX is yet another example of ISCS’s commitment to providing an enterprise level access and security system with an extremely competitive pricing model. As an example of the competitiveness of ProtegeGX, ICT have just announced a new Starter … [Read more...]

Australian market ripe for change, as Integrate education reveals global technology outlook

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A growing and dynamic audio visual industry has seen the expansion of products and solutions to market which touch nearly every commercial industry. Recognising the convergence between AV and IT, the Integrate trade event will launch a series of Future Trend Talks in Augustwhich speak to technology end users and security professionals. As the largest audio visual and systems integration trade event in Australia, … [Read more...]

NBN Copper Disconnection Pain: Potential Gain For Security Companies

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By Tom Sykes. Armidale and Kiama Downs in NSW. South Morang and Brunswick in Victoria. Deloraine and Kingston Beach in Tasmania. They have got more in common than simply being Australian towns and suburbs. With the NBN fibre rollout in these suburbs complete, copper lines were scheduled to be disconnected at the end of May, affecting phone and ADSL internet services. As the NBN continues to be rolled out and more … [Read more...]

Are We Using Body Scanners Correctly?

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By Steve Lawson. Body scanners are becoming more common at airports and, interestingly in Australia, there has been little recent public discussion about them or their use. Originally this article was to examine their efficiency but a recent experience makes me wonder if they are being used effectively. It is a pity that it does not matter how good technology is, its efficiency will always depend on … [Read more...]

Developing A Loss Prevention / Security Culture In Your Organisation

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By Scott Taylor. The security / loss prevention department in an organisation is one of the few departments that regularly has its value measured by what does not happen rather than what does. Due to this fact, coupled with the ever ongoing problem security professionals face, of tangibly showing senior management a clear return on investment in funding the department, security / loss prevention departments can quite … [Read more...]

Industry News: Saab signs contract to provide maintenance support for Southern Queensland Correctional Centre

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On 24 June 2014, defence and security company Saab Australia Pty Ltd received a contract to provide the planned and corrective maintenance and capital expenditure works for the electronic security system for the 300 bed Southern Queensland Correctional Centre. The contract has a total value of AUD 26 million. Located near Gatton in the Lockyer Valley and opened in January 2012, the 300-bed Southern Queensland … [Read more...]

Growth Trends In The Mechanical Lock Industry

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By Adi Pavlovic. The mechanical lock industry is undergoing a transitional period in which locking solutions are becoming more secure as well as more sophisticated. The trend towards access control is certainly having an effect on the mechanical lock industry, as are other factors such as rising material costs, growth of interconnected locks, and increasing demand for higher grade products. IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS) … [Read more...]

Security 2015

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In 2015, the Security Exhibition & Conference turns 30. Join us at Sydney Olympic Park  from 8-10 July 2015 to take a look at our ever evolving industry over the past three decades. Brought to you by Diversified Exhibitions, the below video shows the evolution of the Security Industry over the past 30 years. For more information, please visit: … [Read more...]