Category: Editors Desk

Women in Security Celebration Edition

Women in Security Celebration Edition

Here is our Women in Security Celebration Edition showcasing 25 of our WiS Interviews since 2010.  Quite the diversity of roles, backgrounds and some have gone on to more senior roles and one is even a Government Minister! Diversity and inclusion are critical for any industry, but more so in the domain of public safety, security and risk […]

Functional safety in times of rising cyber criminality

Functional safety in times of rising cyber criminality

Every production process has inherent risks. Cyber criminality is now one of these risks. To achieve the greatest possible degree of safety and security in production processes, it is ex­tremely important for enterprises in the process industry to implement effective separation of their process control and safety systems, as required by standards for functional safety […]

Catwalk to tech-talk

Catwalk to tech-talk

Insights with Kan Tang, Distinguished Technologist and Worldwide Chief Technologist for DevOps, HPE Software Services I am the kind of person who loves to learn, but when I have learned something I want to move on to the next challenge. I commenced my technology career in coding, as an Application Developer and moved on to […]

A safe and secure Australia? Australians may never have been more insecure

A safe and secure Australia? Australians may never have been more insecure

There is a deep divide and disparity between the Australian political message of ‘we will protect you and will keep Australia safe’ and the operational message from police and emergency services of “don’t count on us being there in your greatest time of need – we may not be coming as quickly as you may […]

Infrastructure Resilience: Terrorism and the built environment

Infrastructure Resilience: Terrorism and the built environment

The increasing global terrorism threat presents new challenges and concerns for governments, the private sector and communities alike. There are risk-based measures that the public and private sectors should be adopting – particularly in Australia – to address the increased threat environment. Australia and the rising threat of terrorism There is no doubt the global […]

India regains it's privacy

India regains it’s privacy

In a sharp rebuke to the Indian government, a nine-judge Constitutional bench of the country’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled that privacy is a fundamental right as it is intrinsic to the right to life and personal liberty guaranteed in Article 21 of the Constitution. By this pathbreaking verdict, the apex court bolstered efforts by citizens […]

APSM Sep/Oct – Editor’s Desk

APSM Sep/Oct – Editor’s Desk

“We express our deep concern at test of a “thermonuclear explosive device for an intercontinental ballistic missile” announced by the DPRK on September 3….We cannot but regret the fact the DPRK leadership is creating grave threats to peace and security on the Korean Peninsular and the whole region by its actions” – Statement of the […]

Collaboration is essential: cyber trends to watch in financial services

Collaboration is essential: cyber trends to watch in financial services

Financial services firms are generally attractive targets for cybercriminals. These organisations also tend to be have advanced security measures but cybercriminals are changing tactics and evolving their attack methods constantly, so it’s important for these businesses to remain vigilant and implement appropriate cybersecurity programs, according to Aleron. Mark Wroniak, director, Aleron, said, “Financial services firms […]

Analysis: North Korea’s latest missile launch, over Japan

Analysis: North Korea’s latest missile launch, over Japan

Paul Burton, Director at Jane’s by IHS Markit The timing of the test shows that the North Korean regime has an acute sense of how to cause maximum impact with its accelerated missile testing program. In firing what is believed to be a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) over the northern islands of Japan, Pyongyang […]

Tackling the turmoil within

Tackling the turmoil within

For a 3.29 million sq km sub-continental nation densely populated with 1.28 billion people of all faiths and creeds, and confronted by two hawkish adversaries on its frontiers, India has held itself together remarkably well. Since gaining independence from the British in 1947, the country has broken out of its mould to become the fastest […]