July 28th, 2014
The idea has emerged after criticism by Auckland Council members of a lack of gates at most stations to stop people catching trains without paying fares.
“The provision of transit police is under investigation as a long-term option,” an Auckland Transport spokesman said.
Manurewa Local Board chairwoman Angela Dalton says fights on platforms and vandalism are becoming prevalent, and commuters are reconsidering their use of trains after “being intimidated by young people of gang persuasions”.
July 17th, 2014
Gallagher Security – a technology leader in integrated access control, intruder alarms management and perimeter protection – has just announced that its security management platform has been approved for sale in the United States.
July 16th, 2014
The 2014 Security Training and the Security Industry Authority Survey provides valuable information and insights around the Regulator’s licensing regime for security professionals.
The results published in this whitepaper were produced via a survey of IFSEC Global.com’s dedicated security community in association with Optima Group. Respondents from that cohort including senior security/risk professionals/managers operating in-house for private sector employers or working for security companies providing regulated and licensed solutions to purchasing end users.
July 16th, 2014
Johannesburg – The private security industry has come under intense scrutiny over the past few months because of the government’s push to sign the Private Security Industry Regulation Amendment Bill into law.
The amendment bill is controversial because it aims to force foreign-owned private security firms to sell at least 51 percent of their companies to South Africans. Some firms include ADT, Chubb and Securitas.
July 9th, 2014
‘The Little Book of Big Scams’ is a comprehensive guide on fraud prevention, explaining some of the most common scams in existence, ranging from the simple to the sophisticated, providing essential advice to reduce the chances of you being parted from your money.
The booklet is primarily aimed at the elderly and vulnerable in society as they are particularly at risk; but anyone who reads it will benefit. People from all backgrounds and income levels are targeted by scammers – anyone can fall victim to fraud.
June 18th, 2014
According to a recent study conducted by researchers at Michigan State University, the security guard industry, by and large, lacks uniform standards and training requirements. Despite the fact that there are more than one million private security guards in the U.S. who outnumber police officers by a ratio of 3 to 1, the study found that regulations governing the profession are scant
June 16th, 2014
New figures show 80% of Kiwis who use the internet have experienced an online security breach but only 39% have actually changed their behaviour as a result.
The problem is so serious that the Government is backing a new online campaign called ConnectSmart, in a bid to educate people about how to protect themselves online.
June 16th, 2014
A tackle by a security guard on a streaker will be reviewed by Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium authorities today.
The tackle, in the 62nd minute of the All Blacks v England test on Saturday, will form part of a post-match review of the game, Dunedin Venues Management marketing and communications manager Kim Barnes said yesterday.
June 9th, 2014
At least five people have been killed and one wounded in a militant siege of Pakistan’s Karachi airport.
May 13th, 2014
China has deployed armed police patrol vehicles in Beijing after three attacks at transport hubs around the country.
The 150 vehicles are tasked with “countering street terrorism and fighting severe violence”, state-run Xinhua news agency said.
Petrol purchases would also be tightened, with buyers required to register with police, reports said.