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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

2020 NZ Security Awards – 5pm Friday

The 2020 New Zealand Security Awards will be livestreamed from 5pm on Friday 7 August. We have MC Te Radar presenting the Awards from 5pm to 6pm followed by a 30 minute set by DJ Low Key. On the night you will have a chance to send in text messages of support and congratulations that […]
05/08/2020 09:32

Apprenticeship Boost Initiative Programme

Details on the Apprenticeship Boost Initiative Progamme have finally been announced. This programme will be of benefit to members who employ eligible apprentices. Eligible apprentices are defined as: a. Enrolled in a New Zealand Apprenticeship with a Transitional TITO; or b. Is enrolled in a TEC-recognised Managed Apprenticeship; and c. Has not had their enrolment […]
04/08/2020 17:03

NZSA launches new member benefit – Business Continuity Planner

NZSA launches a new member benefit:  Business Continuity Planner We are pleased to announce the launch of a Business Continuity Planner in conjunction with BCP Builder. There is a lot to learn from operating your business through a global pandemic. A great way to ensure the lessons learnt are recorded and remembered for future disruptions […]
30/07/2020 16:05

Security Industry Training Survey – closes soon

Survey on NZQA training within the security industry – closes 5pm Friday 31 July The Security Training and Professional Development Special Interest Group (SIG) comprises a range of security industry stakeholders and provides guidance and support to the NZSA on lifting standards and delivery of training to those employed within the New Zealand security industry. […]
27/07/2020 09:16

2020 NZ Security Awards – Finalists announced

We are thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2020 New Zealand Security Awards. Today is International Security Officers’ Day (24 July or 24/7) so it is very appropriate that we announce the finalists on the same day that we recognise the fantastic contribution and commitment of the 25,000 licensed security staff in New Zealand, […]
24/07/2020 10:03

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: 

Breakfast meeting Auckland  - 19th August, 7am

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.

Click here for more information and to RSVP!

 

*Lunchtime meeting Wellington – 27th August

(*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).

 

September:

*Breakfast meeting Auckland  - 16th September

*Lunchtime meeting Wellington – 24th September

(*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).

 

October:

*Breakfast meeting Auckland  - 21st October

*Lunchtime meeting Wellington – 29th October

(*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).

 

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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