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Defence & Security | Social Policy

University attitude: the key to creating a secure campus environment

Kathleen Baty is the CEO of SafetyChick Enterprises, whose mission is to change the way Personal Safety is marketed to women.  Kathleen has been a featured speaker at a number of global events, including the National Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Conference (ATAP), in addition to being a regular contributor on The Today Show. She…

17 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security | Education

Campus Watch for a safer student environment

Alcohol abuse among students can be a major cause of social disorder in their campus life. David Richardson, Director of Student Services from University of Otago, joins us for a conversation on how the Campus Watch initiative can change student culture and attitudes and create a safer campus environment. The University of Otago has implemented…

27 Mar 2014, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security | Education

Managing risk is everyone’s business

Managing student security on campuses is a highly complex task. In the lead up to the 2014 Campus & Student Security conference, we had the chance to speak to Anatoly Kirievsky, Head of Compliance Australia at Bank of America Merrill Lynch about the role of risk management in organisational culture and lessons learnt from recent security…

14 Mar 2014, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

CASE STUDY: Enhancing police work through advanced technology

TASER Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs) or “TASERs” have been entrenched tools in Australian Law Enforcement, providing an accountable, incapacitating tool for everyday police duties that protects officers and the public, and saves agencies large sums in injuries and settlements. How can these products help agencies save money?  Studies show that agencies who deploy CEWs see:…

28 Feb 2014, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security | Technology

NZ police case study: Social media opens up a new world of real-time intelligence

Forewarned is forearmed: Signal social media monitoring tool provides vital “eyes and ears” in the interests of public safety and crime prevention. The situation When it comes to effective policing, accurate, timely information and communication is critical. And when it comes to the way in which people communicate, social media is increasingly the tool of…

6 Jan 2014, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security | Healthcare | Mining & Resources | Planning & Design | Transport & Logistics

3D Printing: A threat to traditional manufacturing or not?

It’s been hailed as Australia’s chance to revive the manufacturing industry. Its growth and potential to expand has gotten our curiosity piqued. Call it what you like; additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping or advanced manufacturing, 3D printing handles materials like plastic, wax, polymers and metallics, and is used across industries for aircraft development, building design, organ…

6 Nov 2012, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security | Planning & Design

Important prison planning issues to be discussed

We have the opportunity to speak to Mark Walters, Director - Southern Queensland Correctional Centre of Serco Asia Pacific prior to his presentation at the Prison Planning, Design, Construction and Maintenance Conference on the 29-30th November 2012 in Melbourne. What do you think is the most important issue/topic that should be discussed? I might be…

30 Oct 2012, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

ADM Congress 2012 highlights + interviews!

The ADM Congress 2012 gathered senior Defence, National Security and Industry executives from all over the world to discuss the challenges and opportunities involved in global Defence. [youtube=http://youtu.be/ZCp3Mo-Do9k] This year included speakers from all sectors of Defence, including The Hon. Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Defence; Senator the Hon. Kim Carr, Minister for Defence Materiel;…

10 May 2012, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

Cybercrime and the Russian mob

http://www.zdnet.com.au/blogs/podcast/embed/22583389/ Yes, Eastern Europe is indeed a hotspot for cybercrime. On this week's Patch Monday podcast, former police officer Stephen McCombie explains why. McCombie is now a lecturer at the Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism at Macquarie University. Russia is the perfect breeding ground for online crime, he says, because it has as…

8 Mar 2012, by Informa Insights

Defence & Security

Cyber Crime Here to Stay – AVG (AU/NZ) at Inaugural Cyber Crime Symposium in Sydney today

Speaking at the Inaugural Cyber Crime Symposium today, Michael McKinnon, Security Advisor at AVG (AU/NZ) Pty Ltd, told delegates that cyber crime is here to stay and that protection will only come from a strong, unified community response. The Symposium is being staged in recognition of the impact of cyber crime which, according to the…

6 Mar 2012, by Informa Insights
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