News

13

Mar
2015

ASIS Membership Renewals 2015

Former members of ASIS International who have not renewed for 2015 at this stage please read on for a message from our Chair - Dr Tony Zalewski. Please note access to the "Members Only" area is currently suspended pending renewal.

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9

Mar
2015

Risk Assessors Beware – NZ Lawyer Struck Off!

This case study highlights the issue that access control must be consistently applied, no matter what position an individual has in the workplace. It involves a New Zealand lawyer, a prisoner serving a sentence for serious crimes, and a prison allowing for “professional” visits between lawyers and prisoners. Of course, Victoria did have something similar with a former female prison officer and a long…

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7

Mar
2015

New CPP Exam to Begin February 2016

To ensure that the CPP exam content remains current and accurately reflects job-related activities, competencies, and professional standards, ASIS conducts a job analysis (or role delineation) approximately every five years. This process has led to the updating of the domains, tasks, and knowledge areas comprising the CPP test content outline. These changes will not take effect until February 2016.

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6

Mar
2015

New ASIS Handbook Preparing for Certification

ASIS International publishes” Preparing for the CPP, PCI, and PSP Exams” to assist security professionals who wish to attain these designations. ASIS International provides the complimentary publication to encourage security professionals to use this publication for individual or group study.

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5

Mar
2015

ASIS - “Things” that are Happening Behind the Scenes!

As valued ASIS International members you may not always be aware of what we are doing behind the scenes. Each month, ASIS International updates in real time membership data and statistics which is available directly from the ASIS membership database. Please read on for more “behind the scenes” information.

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2

Mar
2015

Book Early for our May Event

ASIS Victoria Australia anticipates this will be our largest event of recent times. National Australia Bank (Nab) have kindly sponsored this event which is a must for security leaders under our theme of security risk management.

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28

Feb
2015

Cloud Computing, Moving Forward with Strategy

“Cloud computing” means the ability to store and access data and programs over the internet instead of using your computer’s hard drive (that is known as local storage). Therefore the first requirement is internet access where you can then access your work anytime from any location. A recent review of cloud computing activity estimates annual turnover for cloud providers of around $100 billion.

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26

Feb
2015

New Research - Liquor Outlet Density and Violence

New research by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has found that domestic assaults increase markedly when the number of hotels in a Local Government Area (LGA) exceeds two per 1,000 residents. The study also found that a sharp increase in domestic violence and packaged liquor licences but the relationship was weaker when the threshold was lower (0.75 per 1,000 residents).

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24

Feb
2015

ASIS Asia-Pacific News Features Vic Chair

Todays Asia-Pacific news featured a front page article by our Chair - Dr Tony Zalewski. The article entitled "Security-Related Themes in Australian Litigation" provides information on the steady growth in civil litigation involving the security sector.

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