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NZ Security Magazine – December Issue

They say good things take time. This seems to have been the case for the NZSA with the recent launch of their new website and the introduction of a new, cleaner and more contemporary brand. According to Johanna Malchow, the Association’s Events and Operations Coordinator, “the introduction of the new web site provides…” Read more […]
11/12/2017 09:21

Fortlock Group acquires Comsmart

Adds technology services and consulting to portfolio Auckland, New Zealand, 28 November 2017 – Fortlock Group today announced the acquisition of Wellington-based technology services company Comsmart, as part of its strategy to broaden its range of business services and solutions. Patrick Shields, owner and Executive Chairman of Fortlock Group, says that the acquisition adds further momentum […]
28/11/2017 08:50

Gallagher’s high security solution wins top Australian award

Hamilton, New Zealand – Leading New Zealand technology developer, Gallagher, has won Product of the Year at the annual Australian Security Industry Association (ASIAL) awards in Melbourne. The winning product, Gallagher’s innovative Class 5 Intruder Alarms System, is designed for the high security market. Since its release in May this year, the Class 5 Alarms […]
25/10/2017 14:32

Professionalising the security industry workforce

Zed, from Auckland’s Ten 7 Security, says “I used to think security was easy money, but I’ve learnt about the responsibility security has. We make it look easy, but there’s a lot on our mind.” Security workers from Auckland’s Ten 7 Security and Waiheke Documents & Security had an animated discussion with the Skills Highway […]
24/10/2017 14:42

October/November Issue of NZSecurity Magazine

The October/November Issue of the NZ Security Magazine is out! This month it includes a spread on NZSA’s Awards Dinners, featuring all of the Award winners. Have a read here    
11/10/2017 08:30

Las Vegas shooting: What we know so far

A suspected “lone wolf” gunman sparked the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history when he opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel, killing at least 58 people and injuring hundreds more, police said. More than 22,000 people were attending the performance by country music star […]
03/10/2017 08:57

Three Auckland dairies suffer violent robberies since Friday

Auckland dairies have been subjected to a spate of violent robberies since Friday involving machetes and, in one case, an iron bar. Mt Albert The Harlston Superette on Richardson Rd in Mt Albert was robbed at knifepoint on Friday about 5.45pm. A shop assistant was attacked with a machete, suffered a cut hand and required […]
02/10/2017 10:56

Physical Security Professional

The PSP® is designed for persons involved in the application, design, installation and consultancy of security measures being implemented throughout the community. As with the PCI®, this brings an internationally recognised programme designed to add credibility to professionals involved in the security world. The PSP® tests your knowledge and skills in the following fields:

  • Physical security assessment
  • Selection of integrated physical security measures, and
  • Implementation of physical security measures

Eligibility

Candidates wishing to take the PSP® examination must first satisfy the following requirements:

Experience and Education

  1. An earned Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education AND four (4) years of progressive physical security experience OR.
  2. An earned High School Diploma, GED equivalent or Associate's degree AND six (6) years of experience in the physical security field.
  3. The applicant must not have been convicted of any criminal offence that would reflect negatively on the security profession, ASIS, or the certification programme.

All ASIS programs are non-discriminatory. Eligibility for PSP® certification and recertification is denied only when an applicant does not meet relevant security-related criteria or when an applicant has committed an act that would reflect negatively on ASIS and the PSP® programme.

Definition of Terms

  1. "Physical Security" means the various physical measures designed to safeguard personnel, property, and information.
  2. "Experience" means that the individual has been personally engaged in the physical security field on a full-time basis, or as his or her primary duty. Included is:
    1. Experience as a security practitioner in the protection of assets in the public or private sector.
    2. Experience with companies, associations, government, or other organisations furnishing services or equipment, including consulting firms, provided the duties and responsibilities substantively relate to physical security.
    3. Experience as a full-time educator on the faculty of an accredited educational institution provided the responsibilities for courses and other duties relate primarily to knowledge areas pertinent to the operation of physical security programme in the public or private sectors.

Successful Completion of Exam

An examination is required for all applicants who meet the experience and education criteria. Candidates must pass the examination to achieve the PSP® designation.

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