Behaviour detection
Guarding & Patrols

Behaviour detection: the human side of physical security?

Although its application at airports is widely contested, behaviour detection has gained recognition in other contexts as a method for identifying not only potential terrorist activity, but also criminality and violence. Editor Nicholas Dynon explores […]

RiskNZ Awards
Homeland

Risk managers honoured at RiskNZ annual awards

Auckland Council a big winner at the annual RiskNZ Awards of Excellence, with Council’s Cecilia Tse named risk management professional of the year. The RiskNZ Awards of Excellence was presented in Wellington on Wednesday 12 […]

NZSA Skills Partnership
Guarding & Patrols

MSD and NZSA in Skills for Industry Partnership

A new partnership between the Ministry of Social Development and the NZSA will place fit-for-purpose job seekers with NZSA member employers – and place a dent in the industry’s skills shortage. Punctuating this year’s NZSA […]

Private Detective
Investigations

Private detective directive defective?

A raft of complaints to the PSPLA has caused controversy among professional investigators, writes Nicholas Dynon. Use of the term ‘detective’ in breach of Section 109 of the Act is much ado about nothing according […]

Retail Security: Hot concept
New Zealand Security Magazine

How loss prevention can cost less and serve customers better

How can loss prevention and profit protection managers ensure measures are proportionate to the risks, across multiple products and stores? Ben Macdonald, CTO of Lodge Service, a UK-based security company, provides insight. It’s important to […]

Hikvision Transport
New Zealand Security Magazine

Hikvision’s solutions for security on the go

Whether you’re managing a fleet of buses, taxis, cars or trains, Hikvision Smart Mobile Solution has transportation safety wrapped up, affording maximum protection for all vehicles and their passengers. With more than 15 years in […]

Airport behaviour detection
Aviation Security

Behaviour detection at the border: dark art or science?

Although proven in other law enforcement and security applications, behaviour detection, writes editor Nicholas Dynon, remains a controversial feature of aviation and border security. Aviation and border security authorities at international airports play a critical […]

Drones / Robots

Let’s start talking seriously about robots

Recent robot launches here and across the Tasman are a reminder that security robot technology continues to advance towards mainstream commercialisation. This, writes Nicholas Dynon, is a good thing. In the past couple of years, […]