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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...]

Seadan Security & Electronics further expands CCTV Division by announcing a new strategic partnership with Pelco by Schneider Electric


Seadan Security & Electronics forges ahead in rapidly expanding their CCTV Division by confirming a strategic partnership with Industry giant Pelco by Schneider Electric. Seadan continues to grow their CCTV Division by forming a new partnership with Pelco. This newly formed alliance will provide the Australian market with a greater breadth of choice in CCTV innovation and technology. About Seadan Security & … [Read more...]

Cognitec Introduces Video Camera with Integrated Face Detection and Tracking to Complement Real-Time Face Recognition Technology


Product launch at ISC West in Las Vegas and Counter Terror Expo in London  Dresden, March 19, 2015­—Cognitec now offers a highly specialized IP video camera with built-in face detection and tracking technology as a component of its FaceVACS-VideoScan product. The FaceVACS-VideoScan C5 camera provides optimal image quality for real-time face recognition, even under challenging conditions, while requiring low computing … [Read more...]

Show preview: Total Facilities returns to Sydney


2,500 facilities management professionals are expected to converge on Glebe Island’s Sydney Exhibition Centre over the next two days for the annual Total Facilities event. Taking place from Wednesday March 25 (today) to Thursday March 26, Total Facilities represents the most comprehensive industry event for facilities management professionals featuring 150 leading brands showcasing more than 65 product … [Read more...]

Q Security Launches 2GIG Security Systems


QSS is pleased to announce they have signed a National Distribution agreement with Nortek Security & Control LLC and also with Alarm.com.  QSS will distribute Nortek’s wireless 2GIG Security and Home Control System, which tightly integrates with Alarm.com’s leading smart home services platform.   The fully integrated solution allows users to connect to nearly every aspect of their home through a single, easy to use … [Read more...]

The Deep Web: Big Data As A Risk Management Tool


By Rick Draper Managing security-related risks requires information. To manage those risks effectively requires the right information; available at the right time; presented in a meaningful format. How do you get it? Open source intelligence, or OSINT, has long been used in risk management by governments and big business around the world; well before the internet was even conceived. However, the World Wide Web has … [Read more...]

Connected Technology In The Workplace: Risks Vs Rewards


By Garry Barnes. “With great risk comes great reward,” is an oft-used adage, originally spoken by Thomas Jefferson. While offered more than a century before computers were even invented, it rings true in our ever-connected world. The new frontier is the ‘Internet of Things’ and involves more than just connected devices – it comprises the vast integrated systems that the billions of internet-enabled devices make up. … [Read more...]

Q Security Appointed National Distributor for Bosch Security Products

Q Security Systems, today announced that it has signed a deal to become the only national distributor in Australia for the full range of Bosch security products. According to Chief Executive Officer Rob Rosa “This is an extremely positive move which will enable Q Security Systems to provide its clients access to a suite of cutting edge security solutions from one of the most trusted and respected names in the … [Read more...]

Why Social Media Is A Security Issue


By Rod Cowan. With change accepted as an every day part of life – and with Web 2.0 accelerating pace of change – ambiguity in all spheres of business, government and society is reaching unprecedented levels. Technology writer Jason Feifer, writing in a US business magazine Fast Company (November 2014), bemoans the fact that at a policy retreat with Congressional and Obama staffers on the Internet of Things, “virtually … [Read more...]

Business As Usual


Q Security Systems, a National Wholesaler and Distributor of Video Surveillance Systems, Intrusion Systems, Access Control and Video Intercom Systems, has announced a number of new distribution agreements across the alarm, intrusion detection and home automation markets. According to Chief Executive Officer Rob Rosa “Despite the recent change to our business which arose from Tyco’s decision to change its distribution … [Read more...]

ASMF launches International Study Fellowship


Security students will now have an opportunity to study and gain experience overseas, thanks to the highly prestigious  Australian Security Medals Foundation Inc. (ASMF)  International Security Study Fellowship. “The amount awarded — $5,000 — in the first year — reflects the prestige of the award and provides a remarkable opportunity for a student to travel overseas to conduct research into a topic they are passionate … [Read more...]

Canon Announces 9 new network cameras *including Company’s first 360-degree outdoor and infrared enabled models*”


Canon Australia and Canon New Zealand announced today nine new VB-R and VB-M series network cameras: three pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) models—Canon’s first network cameras capable of panning 360 degrees—as well as two full body models and four fixed-dome models. The PTZ dome-type models comprise the VB-R11VE and VB-R10VE,1 which feature all weather designs making them ideal for outdoor use, and the indoor-model VB-R11. The two … [Read more...]

Will Technology Eliminate Human Security?


By Courtney Sparkman. Over the past decade or so, we have begun to see more technologies that remove the need for human involvement from what have traditionally been human activities. Earlier this year, The Economist wrote an article titled The Future Of Jobs: The Onrushing Wave. The article focussed on the role that technological innovation plays in eliminating jobs and on its effect on long-term employment. Reading the … [Read more...]

Digital Cabinet Locks Bring Freedom From Keys With Greater Access Control


Instead of using locks and keys to secure cabinets and lockers, more and more healthcare, educational and leisure organisations are opting for the convenience brought by the modern keyless digital lock. Battery-operated push button locks can save businesses the cost of replacing lost keys or having to replace locks when the keys are stolen.   They can also help prevent locker hogging. In this situation, people … [Read more...]

Hills and Tyco join forces in new deal


Hills has signed an agreement with Tyco Security Products (TSP) to distribute a range of access control, video and selected intrusion products in Australia and New Zealand. Ted Pretty, Hills Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, said the deal extends the relationship that has been built over a number of years with Tyco. “We have successfully built a great relationship with Tyco in New Zealand and this … [Read more...]