News

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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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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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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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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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Feb
2015

The Importance of Competent Supervision in Managing Operational Risk

Supervisors are well recognised as the link between operational field staff and management. They are responsible to ensure appropriate work mechanisms support organisational objectives. A risk review should consider the appropriateness or otherwise of supervisory functions, processes and systems as deficiencies often flow down to operational field staff and their level of performance.

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Feb
2015

Women in Security 2015 - Minneapolis, USA

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The Annual "Women in Security" event will be held in Minneapolis, USA this year. As usual, there will be some great topics and activities of specific relevance to women in security. If you haven't attended before, please register at your earliest convenience.

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Feb
2015

The Risk of Family Violence in the Workplace

Statistics recently released by Police reveal alarming increases of family violence in both the home and workplace. Security leaders need to take this risk into account in developing workplace risk controls. This must include potential victims and those who might be present should an incident occur in or around the workplace.

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