Security guard post
Access / Perimeters

International Standards: An explainer

Doug McCormick, Security Consultant at Gallagher and NZSA representative on the Joint Technical Committee that produced the new A/NZ access control standard, explains the importance of international standards regimes. A standard is a document that […]

Access Control Standard
Access / Perimeters

New access control standards a welcome addition

Andrew Thorburn, Enterprise Security & Risk Manager at Atlas Gentech, provides insights into the new Australian/New Zealand access control standard, highlighting the importance of standards for the entire supply chain from manufacturers to installers to […]

Digital document revolution
Document Security

A note of caution on the digital document revolution

Ian Lancaster, former managing director of Reconnaissance International and lead author and editor of ‘Physical to Digital: A Revolution in Document Security’, advocates for greater balance between physical and digital safeguards A revolution is underway in […]

Private security services
Industry bodies

NZSA Covid-19 Update: PPE and workers for industry

With supply of both personal protective equipment and security personnel drying up as lockdown enters its second week, the NZSA scrambles to get member access to both. Personal protective equipment Following from its previous update, […]

Unite Against COVID-19
Defence

Covid-19 response and supply chain impact of Alert Level 4

In this second NZDF Covid-19 update to suppliers, Paul Howard FCIPS, Assistant Chief Joint Defence Services (Commercial), covers NZDF procurement activity, ICT services and payment of suppliers. NZDF recognises the importance of keeping our suppliers […]