The security industry needs innovation, especially in the commercial and industrial sectors. Innovation in security can be defined as the implementation of a new security approach or process that results in measurable increases in effectiveness or efficiency. However, resistance from corporate-level executives is commonplace as system and equipment upgrades need to demonstrate quantifiable gains in […]
Mobile devices are increasingly being integrated into the workplace environment as businesses recognise the potential to provide more streamlined services to a workforce that is increasingly on the move. As mobile devices and their associated technologies continue to increase in functionality, storage capacity and general utility there is a global shift towards business processes and […]
According to the Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report, “The sophistication of the technology and tactics used by online criminals – and their nonstop attempts to breach network security and steal data – have outstripped the ability of IT and security professionals to address threats. Most organisations do not have the people or the systems to […]
Leading experts will be challenging the readiness of the Australian security industry for a host of threats, both physical and online, when the Security Exhibition & Conference returns to Melbourne from July 15-17. One of the featured speakers at this year’s ASIAL Conference, NATO and Federal Government Adviser Nicole Matejic will demonstrate in her session on […]
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Security Exhibition and Conference, Australia’s leading security event. While in the grand scheme of things thirty years may not seem like a long time, there would be few people (if any) currently still working in the industry who could lay claim to having been at that inaugural event in 1986.
Christmas is a prime time for break and enters and theft. So as the silly season fast approaches Aussies need to get serious about security with some simple tips to improve security.
As part of Safe Work Australia Month, ASIAL launched two new exciting member benefits related to the health and safety of employees; the ASIAL Safe Workplace Management (SWM) system and ASIAL Health Plan. Available exclusively to ASIAL members, the ASIAL-SWM system and ASIAL Health Plan build on a growing suite of benefits that support members […]
Members of the Australian security industry convened at The Ivy Ballroom in Sydney in October for the 2014 Australian Security Industry Awards for Excellence; the peak national awards for security professionals. An initiative of Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL), the annual Australian Security Industry Awards for Excellence promote and acknowledge the outstanding achievements of […]
As Australasia’s premier security industry event approaches its 30th anniversary, we take the opportunity to consider how the Australian industry has evolved over the past 30 years and what will influence the ever changing face of security in the future.
The return of the Australia’s largest security show to Melbourne in June of this year marked the first time the show had been held outside of Sydney for over twelve years. In addition to being one of the more successful shows in the Security Expo’s long and illustrious history, the show’s return to Melbourne saw many great exhibitors return to the expo floor after a decade long hiatus. Just as importantly, the show’s return to Melbourne gave many great people from the industry, people who may not have otherwise attended such an event, a chance to explore the many new products and services on display.