Strategy & Insight
How Beacons Can Improve Your Workforce Management Tracking is an important part of security workforce management, because it gives managers access to real-time field data like the location and activities of security personnel. Technologies such as Bluetooth beacons can enable supervisors to monitor their team’s movements, which assists with effective deployment, rapid incident response and […]
The launch of the iPhone back in 2008 was a watershed moment in the history of biometrics. Up to that point, biometrics such as fingerprint and facial recognition had been somewhat unreliable, slow, and plagued by false acceptance and rejection rates. Furthermore, a significant proportion of the community felt there was an uncomfortably high probability […]
“The Online Safety Act has now come into force and makes Australia’s existing laws for online safety more expansive and much stronger,” said eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant. “These new laws cement eSafety’s role as a world leader in online safety. They place Australia at the international forefront in the fight against online abuse and […]
Over the last decade, the evolution from standalone analogue security systems to IP networked systems has given rise to an increasing focus on cyber security. As we move towards a true Internet of Things (IoT), every system, device and piece of hardware or software represents a potential point of vulnerability. Meet Jo, an expert with […]
Technology is evolving at a rate that is unprecedented in human history. Not too long ago, the kind of major advances that might change the course of the entire security industry, changes such as CCTV or IP networks, digital video, biometrics and so on, would occur at best, once a decade. Then it became every […]
Following the Victorian Government’s commitment to review the Private Security Industry in 2018, a final report has been released. The report includes 21 recommendations for change, with a view to raise industry standards, improve safety of employees and the community and ensure workers are paid properly and employed under fair terms and conditions. The Review […]
As the need for electronic access control is increasing in the world of security, a topic that is becoming more obvious when evaluating wireless access control locks, either as the main product of use or when integrated into a hard-wired security ecosystem, is the one of batteries. “How long do the batteries last? How is […]
The best way to move to the cloud, writes Genetec’s Country Manager A/NZ George Moawad, is to let go of the division between cloud and on-premises physical security systems and embrace a hybrid deployment model. There’s no question that last year’s pandemic lockdown accelerated the need for remote capabilities within organisations of all size and the […]
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The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented changes to air travel. The closure of international and domestic borders here in Australia led to travel restrictions that have affected our freedom of movement like never before. Quick to adapt, Australian airports stepped up with a raft of measures to meet the health and security challenges posed by this new normal.