Category: Frontline Security

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 […]

Islamic State Seeks to Increase Manpower – by Shifting Narrative on Womens Role in Jihad, IHS Markit Says

Islamic State Seeks to Increase Manpower – by Shifting Narrative on Womens Role in Jihad, IHS Markit Says

Dwindling pool of male militants leads the group to seek out untapped resource: female fighters The Islamic State is urging women to become actively engaged in its battles, in a significant ideological move that highlights the groups bid to increase its manpower, according to new analysis has released from Conflict Monitor by IHS Markit. Facing […]

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 […]

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 […]

North Korea conducts its sixth and largest nuclear test yet – analysis

North Korea conducts its sixth and largest nuclear test yet – analysis

Gabriel Dominguez, Asia Editor at Jane’s Defence Weekly, IHS Markit North Korea carried out on 3 September what it claimed was a successful underground test of a hydrogen bomb designed to be mounted on its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). The country’s sixth and largest nuclear test thus far was carried out “to examine and confirm […]

Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector

Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector

NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, Draft Special Publication 1800-9: “Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector” What’s the guide about? Today’s threat landscape has created ever-increasing challenges for financial services companies as they work to protect important financial assets and customer data. Financial services companies are under a high and sustained level of attack, in […]

Naval Group Australia opens Future Submarine Office in Adelaide

Naval Group Australia opens Future Submarine Office in Adelaide

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has opened Naval Group Australia’s new Future Submarine Program Office in Adelaide. Minister Pyne said the establishment of Naval Group’s Adelaide headquarters demonstrates the group’s commitment to maximising Australian industry involvement in this historic program. “The opening of Naval Group Australia’s new Adelaide office supports the […]

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 […]

Australian defence industry wins $300 million F-35 Asia-Pacific Regional Warehouse

Australian defence industry wins $300 million F-35 Asia-Pacific Regional Warehouse

On the 19th of August, we had another win for Australian industry participating in the global F-35 Program, with Australian company, BAE Systems Australia, being assigned the role of the Asia-Pacific Regional Warehouse by the United States Government. This new assignment represents an estimated value to Australian Industry in excess of $300m in operations and […]

Sargent and Greenleaf Announces Advanced, Intuitive ATM Lock for Banks, ATM OEMs and Cash-In-Transits

Sargent and Greenleaf Announces Advanced, Intuitive ATM Lock for Banks, ATM OEMs and Cash-In-Transits

Just-Released A-Series with Display Joins Globally Trusted A-Series Portfolio Sargent and Greenleaf (S&G), a division of STANLEY Security that manufactures high-quality mechanical and electronic locks for safes, vaults, safe deposit boxes and highly sensitive SCIF environments, announces A-Series with Display, the newest lock in the company’s ATM access control management system.  S&G’s A-Series portfolio of products […]