Category: Women in Security

Lockheed Martin Appoints New Leader for Technology Business in Australia & Asia

Lockheed Martin Appoints New Leader for Technology Business in Australia & Asia

Global technology company Lockheed Martin has appointed a new vice president & managing director to lead its technology business in Australia and Asia. Christine Zeitz will serve as regional lead of the company’s Information Systems and Global Solutions (IS&GS) business, which provides information and communications technology solutions to customers in the public, security and defence […]

RMIA appoints independent director

RMIA appoints independent director

The Risk Management Institution of Australasia (RMIA) has appointed EY partner Catherine Friday, CPRM, as an independent director. Ms Friday has worked at EY (formerly Ernst & Young) since its merger with the Australian operations of Andersen in May 2002. She has 20 years’ experience providing governance and risk advisory services to clients in the […]

Women in Security: Committed to the Truth

Women in Security: Committed to the Truth

By Kema Rajandran Sheila Ponnosamy made history last September by being the first Asian woman to be elected president of the Council of International Investigators (CII), a US-based association that brings together more than 300 members from over 50 countries that network, share resources and refer work to each other all with an emphasis on […]

A six-pack of cyber security awareness

A six-pack of cyber security awareness

By Kema Rajandran Connie McIntosh, the woman who took out the Miss World Fitness and Miss Fitness Australia Championships 2000 and 2001 is more than just a model and fitness fanatic, she is also the Senior Adviser at CERT Australia – the national computer emergency response team. With a Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Information […]

Fighting complexity

Fighting complexity

Having just wrapped up the second annual Women in Security Lecture Series, the Canadian Security Partners’ Forum (CSPF) is busy preparing for next year’s event after being inundated with requests for information. Attended by more than 270 professionals on the 7th February in Canada, CSPF Executive Director, Ms Bonnie Butlin explains that the CSPF wanted […]

APSM Editor’s Desk Issue 49 – Ric Wells, Australia’s Ambassador to France

APSM Editor’s Desk Issue 49 – Ric Wells, Australia’s Ambassador to France

Quotes of Historical Relevance The scene in the Australian trenches, packed with wounded or dying, was unexampled in history of the AIF. In one night, and the hours preceding it, the 5th Division had lost 5,533 men, of whom 400 were prisoners … C.E.W. Bean, Anzacs to Amiens. The Battle of Fromelles, France, from 19-21 […]

CSIRO and DSTO join to strengthen research capability

CSIRO and DSTO join to strengthen research capability

The two largest publicly funded research agencies in Australia, the CSIRO and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), have signed a Strategic Relationship Agreement aimed at high-impact research priorities. Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinksy (left) and CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark (right) have signed a Strategic Relationship Agreement between DSTO and CSIRO. […]

Minister for Defence - Opening Remarks - Arria Formula Meeting Hosted by Australia and Guatemala on Implementing the UN Security Council's women, peace & security agenda, 17 May 2013

Minister for Defence – Opening Remarks – Arria Formula Meeting Hosted by Australia and Guatemala on Implementing the UN Security Council’s women, peace & security agenda, 17 May 2013

Minister for Defence – Opening Remarks – Arria Formula Meeting Hosted by Australia and Guatemala on Implementing the UN Security Council’s women, peace & security agenda, 17 May 2013 17 May 2013   Opening Remarks  by  Stephen Smith MP  Minister for Defence  at the  Arria Formula Meeting Hosted by Australia and Guatemala  on  “Implementing the […]

Mary Grace “MG” Karch joins IDV Solutions as Vice President–Federal Systems

Mary Grace “MG” Karch joins IDV Solutions as Vice President–Federal Systems

Lansing, MI – April 18, 2013 IDV Solutions announced today that security industry veteran Mary Grace “MG” Karch has joined the company as Vice President – Federal Systems. She will be responsible for developing and expanding federal business for IDV Solutions’ physical security and risk visualization (PSRV) software, Visual Command Center. Karch, who is based […]

iLead out in front as sector driven and sponsored talent exchange program.

iLead out in front as sector driven and sponsored talent exchange program.

APSM SUPPORTER PROFILE: iLEAD iLead is committed to growing and securing talent across all industries in our sector through formal, outcomes based mentoring exchange program. Our credibility lies with our; Board of accomplished leaders across the Industry. The Board is passionate about growing leadership capability across the sector and securing the talent today for tomorrow. Due […]