In a new law passed in New Zealand, customs officers have now been given the power to demand that travelers unlock their digital devices if suspected of criminal activity, or risk a NZ$5000 (AU$4580) fine. Previously, while they could confiscate the items they could not force the individual to unlock it. New Zealand Customs Minister, Kris Faafoi has been quoted as saying “Organised criminal activity is […]
Following my article yesterday about the increase in security at the airport due to terrorism, I can see that others are thinking the same way as per the article shared with me here.
While cities around the world are no doubt looking at installing a great many more substantial bollards to protect their citizens and tourists from the type of attacks we have seen in Berlin, Nice and most recently London, I recall the risk management advice that was ingrained into me as a child by my parents. That was, where ever possible, to walk on the side […]
Earlier this week I attended the NIBA (“National Insurance Broker Association”) Convention in Melbourne and found many of the sessions very informative. One that I found was very well done was on Terrorism. My congratulations and thanks to the co-presenters of the session, Mike Pennell from the Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (“ARPC”) and Stella Pruscino from Willis Tower Watson. (Named in the order they presented.) […]