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The scope for change: What went on at the 3rd Annual Police Technology Forum

The Police Technology Forum took place on the 17-18 March, and it welcomed some of the industry’s most influential players in the area of law enforcement innovation. Some of the key topics included biometrics and identity security, crime prevention and design, privacy and surveillance and more. Below is a breakdown of some of the key…

1 Apr 2015, by Test Test

Defence & Security

Security experts say governments need to be prepared to tackle new levels of threat

Dr Rohan Gunaratna, Global Threat Environment Specialist and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, says, "Homeland security spending will continue to grow because there is a new global threat landscape that is emerging with the rise of ISIS. "So governments worldwide will have to invest…

12 Mar 2015, by Test Test

Defence & Security | Energy & Utilities | Mining & Resources

Human factors in a naval control room: A quick catch up with DSTO’s Susan Cockshell

Susan Cockshell works within the weapons and combat systems division for the Defence Science & Technology Organisation. She has been involved with the organisation for 18 years focussing on integrating human needs and requirements into acquisition projects and conducting user-centred design for systems and operations rooms. We caught up with Susan for a brief Q&A…

9 Feb 2015, by Test Test

Defence & Security | Technology

Spotlight: Warwick Jones & the advancement of the Police Leadership Strategy

Warwick Jones is the Executive Director of the Australian Institute of Police Management. He will be using his insights and experience by chairing day two of the 3rd Annual Police Technology Summit. Warwick was appointed Executive Director of the AIPM in 2012. Since assuming this role he has led the implementation of a new business…

28 Jan 2015, by Test Test

Defence & Security

Chief Minister Adam Giles to open the Northern Australia Defence Summit

We are pleased to advise that the NT Chief Minister The Hon. Adam Giles MLA will be opening the 2nd Annual ADM's Northern Australia Defence Summit, which will take place on the 15th and 16th October in Darwin. Here is a snippet of the Chief Minister's background: Chief Minister Adam Giles was born in the Blue…

1 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Defence & Security | Healthcare

Doing more with less on healthcare security

The vast majority of healthcare security functions do not generate revenue, and those few that do rarely generate enough to be self-sustaining. Security costs money, but it should be viewed more as an investment rather than an expense. Unfortunately within the current climate, how healthcare security should be viewed and how it is often viewed, are entirely…

11 Sep 2014, by Test Test

Defence & Security

The future of Australia’s submarines

Before coming into power, the Abbott government pledged to support the country's defence sector by manufacturing 12 new submarines in South Australia for the Royal Australian Navy. The country's next generation of submarines would follow the Collins-class vessels built by the Australian Submarine Corporation (ASC) between 1990 and 2003. Last year, then Shadow Defence Minister…

29 Aug 2014, by Test Test

Defence & Security

Sharing best practice to enhance campus and student security in Australia

Australian University student numbers are continuing to rise each year, heightening the complexity of the ability for security managers and law enforcers to effectively maintain a secure and safe environment for students. With the task to manage a whole range of environments and situations, from the physical security of the campus to monitoring the welfare…

4 Jul 2014, by Test Test

Defence & Security | Technology

A report on UAVs’ development and implementation for use by the Australian Police Service

The Australian Police Service recognises the advantages that the emergence of unmanned technologies and autonomous systems bring.  There has been plenty of space and opportunities to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Australia as the government values the future of the industry.  However fast we are progressing, some challenges remain - legislation, control, technicality and education are…

29 May 2014, by Test Test

Defence & Security

Business continuity planning in today’s risk environment

Around the world, the need to plan for business continuity only continues to grow. How would you react if your Intranet went down or you were unable to make a mobile call in the event of a disaster? When “it hits the fan”, risk assessment and security are core elements of this plan. Rinske Geerlings…

19 May 2014, by Test Test
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