Security of Victorian Government Buildings: Lessons for Others

The Victorian Auditor-General’s Office (VAGO) published an independent assurance report to the Victorian Parliament regarding physical security of government facilities and accommodation (2019). The audit focused on physical security as…


Manage Remote Workers Impacted by Coronavirus

US software company Singlewire recently published a blog regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the benefits of mass emergency notification in managing personnel working remotely. If you encourage people feeling unwell to…


Code of Practice for Mobile Security Patrols

Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) has published a Code of Practice for Mobile Security Patrols. The Code was effective 1 January 2020 for ASIAL members. The objectives of the…


Draft Australian Standards – Video Surveillance

Standards Australia have published the current Draft Standards open to public comment.  Within this group of Standards, there are Draft parts of Australian and New Zealand Standard AS/NZS IEC 62676…

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Going Overseas?

 Should you be heading overseas, it is important to remember that political instability and government agendas at many destinations have created security risks for travellers.  In some countries, westerners are…

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Counter Terrorism Awareness for Security Industry Personnel

The South Australian Government has developed a Counter Terrorism Action Plan which introduces a broad suite of measures to keep the South Australian community safe. One of the measures is…


The Terrorism Threat – Christmas/New Year Period

The festive season is the period in which a heightened awareness for terrorism attacks is needed. Terrorism inspired by ISIS and other violent causes is a possibility, especially over the…

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Christmas and New Year Holiday Period approaching – Are you ready?

This period has a different security risk and security threat profile.  It is vitally important that businesses and properties maintain resilience and preparedness. So why is this period different in…


On Demand Webinar: Mass Emergency / Critical Incident Notification Solutions

Our live webinar delivered by our strategic partner Singlewire on the InformaCast software is now available for viewing any time. Mass Emergency / Critical Incident Notification Capability is vitally important…

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New National Police Alarm Activation Response Guidelines

– Act Now The National Emergency Communications Working Group – Australia and New Zealand (NECWG-A/NZ) will implement new national Guidelines 1 July 2019. These guidelines relate to monitored security alarms…


Webinar Tuesday 14 May 2019 – Mass Emergency Notification Solutions

Register now for the webinar. At Harris Security Management, we have long agonised about the entrenched fracture line between security and emergency management capability and frustrated by the mass emergency…


Whitepaper: Clear Communication During a Crisis

In this white paper from our strategic partner Singlewire, real world examples of emergencies are examined and an analysis is provided of the issues surrounding misinformation that spreads during these…