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Book a Virtual Reality Training Demonstration for the chance to win an Oculus headset

We are pleased to advise that JBA will be providing demonstrations of the VR scenarios that will enable accredited providers to deliver and report the Mandatory Training required for the Certificate of Approval at Facilities Integrate. Please refer to the information below and your opportunity to book a demonstration timeslot. For further information please contact […]
16/11/2020 15:45

NZSA Security Industry Newsletter – November 2020

CEO’s REPORT Welcome to our November 2020 newsletter. In our last newsletter I commented on the security issues that had occurred at the MIF’s (Managed Isolation Facilities) and the resulting negative coverage from the media and ill-founded government announcements with regards to replacing all 500 to 600 private security personnel working at those sites with […]
04/11/2020 10:21

Webinar now online – Safer Together – WorkSafe and the Security Industry

Safer Together – WorkSafe and the Security Industry – now available online Tony Hetherington, the Acting Chief Operating Officer for WorkSafe, will provide our members with an update on how WorkSafe are working with all sectors to revise their approach and consider ‘work’ as opposed to just health and safety; to seeing people as the […]
04/11/2020 08:26

WorkSafe and the Security Industry – Safer Together – webinar 29 October

                Tony Hetherington, the Acting Chief Operating Officer for WorkSafe, will provide our members with an update on how WorkSafe are working with all sectors to revise their approach and consider ‘work’ as opposed to just health and safety; to seeing people as the solution rather than the […]
21/10/2020 10:08

NZSA Security Update – face masks, annual returns & request for volunteer

Face masks available The NZSA has face masks from the Ministry of Health government stocks. These masks are Ministry of Health approved for essential services. The masks are available to order in boxes of 50. The price of one box is $50 + gst plus the cost of delivery to your premises. If you would […]
01/10/2020 14:17

Request for Member input – 2020 Minimum Wage Review

The NZSA has been invited by MBIE to make a security industry submission on this year’s minimum wage review, refer to the MBIE_letter. To ensure that we are representing our members effectively and correctly, we would welcome input from members by completing the MBIE_minimum wage questionnaire and returning to us at [email protected] by no later […]
28/09/2020 09:03

GETS Notification – MBIE RFP Security Guard and Associated Services

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) are looking for suitably qualified and experienced Security Guard and associated services throughout New Zealand. They are looking for multiple suppliers across the geographical spread and are open to suppliers collaborating together to provide services across a range of regions. The range of services include: Security Guards Mobile […]
23/09/2020 08:50

Police release crowded places strategy

Police have released a strategy to assist owners and operators increase the safety, protection and resilience of crowded places across New Zealand. Protecting Our Crowded Places from Attack: New Zealand’s Strategy sets out a consistent approach to promote the safety of crowded places. It explains what crowded places are, the risks they pose, and how […]
21/09/2020 10:56

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

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:

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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: Keri Bradley, New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS)

Topic: Protective Security Requirements

Click here for more information.

 

Thank you for such an informative session Keri! It was greatly appreciated!

The minutes for this meeting is now available on the members only pages of the website under minutes and accounts!

 

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 1-1

 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

 

 Thank you for such an enjoyable and eye-opening session Eva!

A big thank you to Eva!

 

October: October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

 

Event 1

 ACROSS THE GLOBE - SPECIAL EVENT
20th October (via Zoom)

ACROSS THE GLOBE OCTOBER-1

Time and location: 12pm NZ time (Zoom meeting).

Speaker: Malcolm Rutherford

Topic: THE FUTURE SECURITY SITUATION:
How AI will revolutionise the security situation!

Click here for further information and to RSVP virtual attendance.

Thank you so much Malcolm for such an enjoyable and informative presentation.

Click here to request a copy of the presentation video or log into the members only pages for the video link!

 

Event 2:

October 2020-1

Chapter meeting, 22nd October 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: Sai Honig

Topic: Ransomware! 

Click here for further information and to RSVP

THANK YOU SO MUCH SAI FOR SUCH AN INFORMATIVE PRESENTATION! PERFECT FOR CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS MONTH!

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). 

 

Event 3:

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

Speaker: Tony Hetherington, Acting Chief Operating Officer, WorkSafe 

Click here or the invitation link

 

November:

SPECIAL EVENT - ACROSS THE GLOBE III

ACROSS THE GLOBE III Friends of Chuck-1

Time and location: 12pm NZ time (Zoom meeting), 20th November 2020

Speaker: Charles "Chuck" Andrews 

Topic: Friends of Chuck Discusses - The criticality of Relationships in the Security Industry


***The ASIS New Zealand November 2020 Chapter meeting will follow this special event.***

Click here to RSVP to Across the Globe and the November Chapter meeting 2020.

THANK YOU SO MUCH CHUCK FOR SUCH AN INCITEFUL AND ENGAGING SESSION! WE WILL DEFINITELY TAKE THOSE GEMS OF KNOWLEDGE ONBOARD!

Members can access the meeting minutes and download a recording 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). 

 

Women in Security Aotearoa Awards 2020 - Nominations have now closed!

 Click on the image below for more information!

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Facilities Integrate 2020 - National Safety Show

Come and visit NZSA and ASIS at Facilities integrate!

Click on the image below for further information and to register!

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December:

2020 Annual General Meeting

Date: Wednesday 2nd December 2020.

Time: 4pm

Location (Physical and virtual):
 ASB (meet at the ground floor),
North Wharf,
12 Jellicoe St,
Auckland 

OR via Zoom

RSVP Physical attendance: Confirmation of physical attendance is required by 30th November 2020.

RSVP Virtual attendance: Confirmation of virtual attendance is required by Tuesday 1st December 2020. Zoom link will be provided once RSVP is received. 

Please click here for AGM details.

 

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