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Networks are the key to sharing information

Fighting networks with bureaucracies was never going to work, especially in an environment where large organisations rely on small enterprises — often single-employee consultancies — to operate. A move from an information hoarding to trusted…


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Who speaks for the profession?

Previous comments and articles about the need to build relationships between government and business have generated some discussions. Clearly, something needs to change and relying on the government simply will not do. The conversation, however,…


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Is your insider threat a sexual predator?

A Police raid on Channel 9’s Sydney headquarters and charging star reporter Ben McCormack, 42, with sending child pornography material and engaging in sexually explicit conversations about children, is a timely reminder that a sexual…


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Security should be the antidote to fear

An elderly couple posed this question to me yesterday: “What do you think? Should we be letting Muslims into the country?” This is an otherwise good, you could say warmhearted, couple, who have worked all…


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We must fill the gap where government is failing

A disproportionate interest in terrorism is resulting in the Government and policy makers failing in the fundamentals of national security, which must entail an all-hazards approach to security and risk mitigation. Having spent more than…


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Security at a turning point — don’t get left behind

Security professionals — public, private, law enforcement, intelligence, border force, corrections — have to cope with an increasingly complex national security agenda around the globe. To move beyond knee-jerk reactions and provide authentic security solutions,…


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Kaldas to attend Safeguarding Australia

Just confirmed: Pleased that I will be interviewing Mr Nick Kaldas at Safeguarding Australia National Security Summit (May 3 & 4 Canberra) on a range of topics around Australia’s counter terrorism outlook both locally and…



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Cultural shift

People can now commit crimes from inside their bedrooms, anywhere in the world. With constantly evolving technology, it is not just the responsibility of law enforcement and security to keep up to date. The business…