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NZSA Security Update – RFP Security Services & Medical Alarms, Emergency Response & Monitoring

The following tenders were listed on GETS yesterday: Christchurch City Council – Security Services RFx ID 23421867 closing 17 February. Comprises:   Patrols and Alarm Response Security Transport/Cash Collection Noise Control Static Guards New Zealand Defence Force – Medical Alarm, Emergency Response and Monitoring Services RFx ID 23866972 closing 24 February. From the NZSA team.
22/01/2021 12:01

NZSA Security Update – RFP Earthquake Commission – National Guarding Services

Appreciating that tenders at this time of year can be missed we would like to notify members that the Earthquake Commission is seeking proposals for National Guarding Services. Details can be found on GETS, RFX number 23853396 and with closing date 15 February. We note that NZSA Accredited Membership is a mandatory requirement for tendering. […]
20/01/2021 10:30

NZSA Newsletter – January 2021

CEO’s Report Welcome to our January 2021 newsletter. I trust that your Christmas and New Year have gone well. Recent events around the world have highlighted how fortunate we are to be able to conduct business and go about our everyday lives with some normality. Whilst the planned roll-out of the Covid vaccine is fantastic […]
19/01/2021 10:01

NZSA Security Update – RFP MOJ National Alarm Monitoring Services

Appreciating that tenders at this time of year can be missed we would like to notify members that the MOJ is seeking proposals for National Alarm Monitoring services. Details can be found on GETS, RFX number 23348728 and with closing date 15 February. From the NZSA team.
19/01/2021 09:56

NZSA security update, seasons greetings and office closedown

Happy holidays The team at the NZSA would like to take the opportunity to wish you and your staff and families a very merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year. This has been a very difficult and challenging year however the security industry can take a lot of pride in the way that […]
21/12/2020 11:57

Security Officers included in Part 6A Employment Relations Act

The Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Honourable Michael Wood, has announced today that Security Officers will be included within coverage of Part 6A which defines specified categories of employees and the protection provided to those employees if impacted by restructuring or the work is to be performed by another person (such as change of […]
07/12/2020 15:32

NZSA launches security industry careers website

The NZSA are thrilled to announce the launch of a careers website for the security industry. This NZSA initiative is designed to provide a comprehensive and structured introduction to roles within the security industry and the pathway opportunities for those seeking career progression into more senior positions. The website includes information on the roles, skill […]
03/12/2020 10:12

Privacy Act 2020 changes

The Privacy Act 2020 introduces great protections for individuals and some new obligations for businesses and organisations. The changes include the requirement to report serious privacy breaches to the Privacy Commissioner and to affected people. The Privacy Commissioner has new powers to help people access their own information and to require businesses and organisations to […]
03/12/2020 10:10

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

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!

Thank you to all those who participated in the events this year! The Events list for 2021 will be listed shortly.

 

 

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.

THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO ATTENDED THE AGM 2020! The AGM minutes and results will be made available in the members only pages and via email!

 

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