News

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Sep
2015

Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Threat Report

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released its first Threat Report. All ACSC partner agencies have contributed to provide information tailored for Australian organisations about the threats their networks face from cyber espionage, cyber attacks and cybercrime. It also contains mitigation and remediation information to assist organisations to prevent, and respond to, the threat.

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27

Sep
2015

ASIS International Anaheim Commences

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A large number of attendees were at the Opening Ceremony for the 61st Annual ASIS International Seminar and Events in Anaheim, California USA. Five members of the Victoria Australia Chapter were also present.

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21

Sep
2015

Prison System: Rehabilitation or Mere Segregation

The Victorian Ombudsman recently reported that Victoria’s prison system is failing to make Victoria a safer place as about one in two prisoners return to jail within two years of release. From a cost perspective that equates to around a $1B annual cost to the Victorian community as the average cost for each prisoner is around $100,000.

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18

Sep
2015

New ASIS Risk Management Standard

One of the benefits of ASIS International membership is access to various Standards developed by ASIS security leaders. Recently, the ASIS Commission on Standards and Guidelines published new Standards on Risk Management. The Standard can be downloaded free to ASIS International members through their login credentials.

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14

Sep
2015

Family Violence – We Must Act

Family violence continues to directly affect one in four Victorian women and is the leading contributor to preventable death, disability and illness for women aged 15 to 44 years. Family violence is deplorable and often involves violent, threatening, coercive or controlling behaviours.

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10

Sep
2015

NSW Report Confirms Violence Reduction in Entertainment Precincts

Across Australia the issue of alcohol-related violence within entertainment precincts has long been known and involved a number interventions including lockouts, patron ID scanning and situational crime control strategies. A recent report used various data sources between 2004 and 2013 to show a decrease in alcohol-related assaults.

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