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Security employee or contractor? Getting it right

Employee vs contractor – the differences Hiring workers as either employees or contractors can be lawful provided that the correct type of working arrangement is used in each situation. Employees work for you while contractors work for themselves. You need to know whether your worker is an employee or a contractor because your responsibilities as […]
09/09/2020 10:45

NZ Security Association Newsletter – September issue

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our September 2020 newsletter. Similar to many of my associates and colleagues, I take great pride in our industry and the people who work within it. Over the last six months I have observed the industry as a whole, including employers and employees, stand up and deliver essential services to a […]
01/09/2020 14:59

NZSA Covid-19 Security Update – access to face masks

Last night the NZ Government announced that the greater Auckland area will move to Alert Level 3 for three days, commencing at midday today, and the rest of the country will move to Alert Level 2. The guidelines provided by the government include maintaining physical distancing, hand washing, regular cleaning programmes and wearing of PPE, […]
12/08/2020 12:04

Advanced Security acquires South Island Security Integrator

Advanced Security Group continues its growth both organically and through acquisitions, the business announcing it has acquired South Island electronic security integrator, VIP Security. This latest acquisition takes the offices in New Zealand to 16 and affirms Advanced Security as a leading corporate and government electronic security integrator across New Zealand. The acquisition grows the […]
11/08/2020 09:34

2020 NZ Security Awards – congratulations!

We are thrilled to announce the winners for the 2020 New Zealand Security Awards and we’d like to pass on our congratulations to all the finalists and winners. We hope you enjoyed the Awards live stream. If you’d like to see it again, or if you didn’t see it the first time round, then you […]
10/08/2020 08:34

Reminder – 2020 NZ Security Awards – 5pm today!

The 2020 New Zealand Security Awards will be livestreamed from 5pm today. We have MC Te Radar presenting the Awards from 5pm to 6pm followed by a 30 minute set by DJ Lo Key. On the night you will have a chance to send in text messages of support and congratulations that we will put […]
07/08/2020 09:49

Important message from NZSA and PSPLA

Since the lockdown period, the PSPLA has processed approximately 3,800 applications for Temporary (Blue) Certificates of Approval, however the conversion rate to the full (Green) Certificate of Approval remains relatively low. Whilst some of the applicants may have left the industry, it appears that a number of security providers have taken advantage of the three […]
06/08/2020 12:34

ASIS NZ Chapter Meetings

Regular meetings and events are held each month and are often open to non-members. In addition to hearing from speakers on a wide range of security related issues, these meetings are a great opportunity for networking.

We intend to have a wider mix of academic presenters delivering findings from local and global enterprise security risk management research and cross-sector interest groups such as NZISF and ISC2 to ensure a holistic approach is applied to our work.

Meeting invitations are emailed to members and others who have subscribed to the ASIS New Zealand Newsletter prior to each meeting. Details are also listed here on the ASIS New Zaeland website, and are featured on the ASIS New Zealand Facebook page and LinkedIn page. Please add and follow 'ASIS New Zealand' on Facebook and LinkedIn to keep up to date with news and events. 

 

  2020 ASIS New Zealand Events:

***We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. As always, ASIS remains your trusted partner all year long—so please know that you can register for ASIS events with confidence. Attendance via Zoom will be available for all meetings and events***

 

January:

No meetings scheduled at this time

 

February:

Breakfast meeting Auckland - 19th February (Click here for more information)

Thank you to Lincoln Potter for presenting a great session!

The minutes and presentation slides are now available for chapter members to download.

Members can access the meeting minutes and download a copy of the presentation by logging in to this website and selecting' Chapter Minutes and Accounts' in the members only pages (remember - log in first so that the members only pages become visible to you). 

 

Lunchtime meeting Wellington – 27th February (Click here for more information)

Thank you to Ferdinand Hagethorn for your fascinating presentation.

The minutes and presentation slides are now available for chapter members to download.

Members can access the meeting minutes and download a copy of the presentation by logging in to this website and selecting' Chapter Minutes and Accounts' in the members only pages (remember - log in first so that the members only pages become visible to you). 

 

March:

Special evening event - ‘Woman in Security’ Auckland - Friday 6th March (click here for more information) 

***ASIS NZ wishes to thank the wonderful speakers, support partners, attendees and guests who participated in the Women of Security Special event which took place Friday 6th March***

Cancelled: Wellington lunchtime meeting – 26th March (please click here for cancellation notice)

 

April:     

Lunchtime meeting via Zoom – 23rd April, 1200 hrs

Speaker: Peter Frost

Click here for more information

Thank you to Peter Frost for presenting an informative session!

The minutes and presentation slides are now available for chapter members to download.

Members can access the meeting minutes and download a copy of the presentation by logging in to this website and selecting' Chapter Minutes and Accounts' in the members only pages (remember - log in first so that the members only pages become visible to you). 

 

May:     

Lunchtime meeting via Microsoft Teams  - 20th May, 1200 hrs 

Speaker: Peter Plowman

Topic: Fraud and all it encompasses!

Click here for more information.

Thank you to Peter Plowman for presenting an engaging session!

The minutes and presentation slides are now available for chapter members to download.

Members can access the meeting minutes and download a copy of the entire meeting presentation by logging in to this website and selecting 'Chapter Minutes and Accounts' in the members only pages (remember - log in first so that the members only pages become visible to you). 

 

June:   

We will have two meeting events this month:

Meeting 1:

Lunchtime meeting via Zoom – 3rd June, 1200hrs

Speaker:  Chris Kumeroa
Managing Director
Security & Safety Risk Management
Global Risk Consulting - GRC

Topic: The Pandemic Critical Path 

Click here for more information.

Thank you to Chris Kumeroa for presenting such an informative session and for a great Q and A session following your presentation.

The minutes are now available for chapter members to download.

Members can access the meeting minutes by logging in to this website and selecting 'Chapter Minutes and Accounts' in the members only pages (remember - log in first so that the members only pages become visible to you). 

 

Meeting 2:

Lunchtime meeting via Zoom – 17th June, 1200 hrs

Speaker: Matthew Evetts (Chief Technical Officer for Optic Digital)

Topic: The New Threat -  Protecting Data Anywhere, Anytime! 

Click here for more information

Thank you so much Matthew for a fantastic presentation! Thank you NZSA for this joint event!

 

July:

Meeting 1

4pm NZ time - 2nd July 2020

ASIS International NSW Chapter Special invitation

Topic: New Perspectives on 'The New Normal'

Click here for more information 

 

Meeting 2:

Lunchtime meeting via Zoom - 22nd July 1200hrs (NZ time)

Speaker: Chris Cubbage CPP, CISA, GAICD - Director of MySecurity Media and Director of Amlec House

Topic: Security Sector Sit-Rep – Market Trends & Opportunities in 2020-2023 

Click here for more information

THANK YOU SO MUCH CHRIS! What an insightful, information and interesting session! The zoom link is on the members only pages of the website under minutes and accounts!

Congratulations to the winner of the GSX+ live draw - DEAN KIDD! 

 

August: 

 NOTICE: Due to recent events the physical meeting scheduled for 7am in Auckland on the 19th August has been cancelled. Guests and members are invited to attend solely via Zoom at 8am that same day. Please click here for Zoom meeting details

Zoom in - 19th August, 8am

Speaker: Chris Hails

 Topic: Crossing the streams: How security professionals can leverage New Zealand's new Privacy Act to build a stronger security culture.

A huge thank you to Chris Hails for such an informative and engaging presentation! The zoom link is on the members only pages of the website under minutes and accounts! Please remember to log in first to access the members only pages.

If you are not a chapter member and wish to view the Zoom recording of this presentation please email your request by clicking here.

 

Congratulations to the first recipient of the MICHAEL PEPPER AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SECURITY TRAINING INITIATIVE at the New Zealand Security Awards 2020:

HARD TARGET - Quinton Swanson (Q)

 

 September: 

 

Event 1:

Chapter meeting, 24th September 2020 (in person and via MS Teams)

Time and location: 12pm, Kiwibank in the Sir Edmund Hillary room L9, 20 Customhouse Quay (Deloitte Building) Wellington (Teams meeting link will be made available).

Speaker: Suzy Gravit, New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS)

Topic: Protective Security Requirements

Click here for more information and to RSVP.

 

Event 2:

Virtual event - 25th September 2020

The ASIS Awards of Excellence & Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) will take place on Friday, 25th September at 12:30 pm ET.  

The ASIS New Zealand Chapter is honored to have been selected as one of the category winners the 2020 ASIS Chapter Website of the Year Award!

Members and colleagues – please click here to join us on 25th September to celebrate this accomplishment!

 

Event 3

Global Security Exchange Plus GSX+

 21st to 25th September 2020 - A completely online, virtual experience!

Click here for further information and to register!

 

Event 4

 ACROSS THE GLOBE - SPECIAL EVENING EVENT
29th September (via Zoom)

Time and location: 6:30pm NZ time (Zoom meeting).

Speaker: Eva Nolle, CPP®, CFE

Topic: Due Diligence Investigations -  The African Way

Click here for more information and to RSVP

 

 

October:

Breakfast meeting Auckland  - 21st October To be confirmed

 

NZSA and ASIS New Zealand Lunchtime virtual meeting – 29th October

Speaker: Tony Hetherington, Acting Chief Operating Officer, WorkSafe 

 

 

November:

*Breakfast meeting Auckland  - 11th November

*Lunchtime meeting Wellington – 19th November

(*Note - Face to face meetings will only resume if safe to do so. Meetings may revert back to Zoom virtual meetings dependent on Government and Ministry of Health advice).

 

Certification Dinner – EVENING EVENT

27th November, for all certification holders.

 

December:

*2020 Annual General Meeting – 2nd December – 4pm (No presentations)

*ASIS NZ Christmas event

(*Note - Face to face meetings will only resume if safe to do so. Meetings may revert back to Zoom virtual meetings dependent on Government and Ministry of Health advice).

 

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