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15

Jul
2015

Crime Statistics in Victoria

Security leaders can benefit by understanding local crime statistics in the assessment of risk. The Victoria Police CSA (Crime Statistics Agency) provide excellent data including an ability to profile specific areas.

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5

Jul
2015

Half priced ASIS Membership for 2015

If you are not an ASIS International member now is the time to apply for membership at half price for the remainder of 2015. You will receive all the member benefits and if in Victoria will be allocated to our Chapter.

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1

Jul
2015

Global incident map

For those interested in global incident activity and trends such as terrorism and other suspicious events, an online perspective is provided using map and satellite views. The incident data is free on a time-delayed 24-48 hour loop or through subscription provides current information.

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29

Jun
2015

DNA – Can it be absolute?

Katie Worth of US Frontline media provides an outstanding report on DNA and that it is not always as conclusive as one thinks. Issues relating to the chain of custody are often probed including degrading of samples, mixed or contaminated samples and the like.

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24

Jun
2015

Two day workshop by Steve Van Aperen

ASIS Victoria Australia Chapter is pleased to recommend a two-day workshop conducted by Steve Van Aperen on detecting deception and reading body language during interviews. The workshop will be conducted on 5 and 6 August at the RACV Club, Melbourne.

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22

Jun
2015

Terrorism Alerts - Update

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The National Terrorism Public Alert System is a range of four levels that communicate an assessed risk of terrorist threat to Australia. Security leaders should be aware of guidance material that outlines minimum security considerations where there are changes within the four levels.

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16

Jun
2015

Counter-Terrorism Security Practices in Business by Luke Percy-Dove

Luke Percy-Dove is an independent consultant well-recognised as a security, crime prevention & counter-terrorism specialist. He is an ASIS member attached to the Victoria Australia Chapter. His article on Counter-Terrorism Security Practices in Business is timely and provides relevant considerations for security leaders to minimise risk. The article is reproduced with permission below.

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