A post from ABC Perth has identified “Westpac says its had several reports of people receiving emails with the bank’s branding requesting donations for the victims of the Christchurch terror attacks. The email link goes to a scam site called mothersawakening and the account they supply is NOT the correct account for donations to Westpac’s Our City, Our People Fund.” Please be aware of this […]
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.) […]