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Understanding the Especial Importance of Mental Health in the Security Industry

importance of mental health in the security industry

Thanks to initiatives such as World Mental Health Day, people are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of mental health. We understand that poor mental health not only causes suffering for individuals, but also harms society at large. Just to give an example, statistics show depression and anxiety cost the global economy US $1 Trillion per year in lost productivity.

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Retail Risk- Loss Prevention Conference 2019

Retail Risk specialist - Scott Taylor

Retail Risk – the world’s biggest Loss Prevention Conference 2019 will take place this Friday, August 29 at Pier One Sydney Harbour, 11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, in Sydney.
The Retail Risk conference series are very popular among retail risk and loss prevention professionals around the world. It is free for all retailers and it addresses hot topics such as fraud in the ecommerce sphere, retail loss prevention, behavior detection, security and counter terrorism, loss prevention, risk and sustainability, etc.

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Introducing Bunda – Our New Security Robot

Bunda Security Robot

Southern Cross Group (SCG) will be showcasing our brand-new security robot Bunda at the upcoming Security Expo – a first for the Australian security industry!

SCG have been contemplating the idea of introducing robotics to the Australian market for quite some time. Given the unique advantages of implementing robotics for the provision of security services, coupled with SCG’s relentless quest to uncover the most optimal blend of labour and technology, it was inevitable that they would be the first to take the next big step into the future.

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Understanding Retail Loss in the Retail Sector

Understanding Retail Loss

Retail loss costs us all. Through the increased cost of loss passed on to consumers, the productivity impact of identifying, reporting and restocking items which are no longer on show (supply chain and store), the inherent danger of confronting potential theft offenders through to the cost of implementing protective and proactive measures in reducing loss.

It is estimated that in Australia alone, theft costs the retail sector over $7.5 billion annually. In addition to just theft, retail fraud is estimated to cost over $100m annually. This works out to be on average approximately $450 out of every household pocket. That money would be much better off in your own pocket.

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How to Choose a Private Security Company

Choose a Private Security Company

It can be a very daunting task selecting the right Security. Not only is it vitally important to protect your team, customers and physical assets, you also need to ensure that you are selecting a company which can partner with you to protect your brand reputation and image. No longer is it viable to select just the cheapest option as recent investigations have demonstrated the damage which can be caused to a company where their service partners do not comply with employment and security legislation.

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How to avoid Dating & Romance Scams

Dating these days can be right at your fingertips, a few taps on the keyboard and some clicks with the mouse can easily set you up with your own dating profile.

There are different platforms that can be used for virtual romance such as dating websites, social media, mobile apps and many more. At first sight it seems to be easy to find love but is it safe?

Scammers generally look for vulnerable people. They will do everything in their power to take financial advantage of their victims who have little to no knowledge about their true intentions.

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White Card Training in Wetherill Park

White Card Training

White Card Training Courses will take place on the 8th and 15th of February with Workplace Training Group. This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work.

Course Cost – Only $135 per person! Corporate Discounts available! Contact James Crilly at 0403 303 877 or jcrilly@wptg.edu.au to enroll today! Be quick, there are only a few spots available!!!

White Card Cost– $34 or $28 if lodged online. Location- 4/369 Victoria Street, Wetherill Park NSW 2164

Source – https://wptg.edu.au/2019/02/06/white-card-training-in-construction-industry/

10 Ways to Keep your Data Private in both Virtual and Real World

Data Private in both Virtual and Real World

International Data Privacy Day was created with the purpose of increasing awareness and promoting privacy and data protection best practices. It’s on the 28th of January each year that people around the world are reminded to assess and improve the way they use, store and share their personal data.
Southern Cross Group, being an active promoter of online and offline safety, would like to share with you 10 ways to keep your personal information safe.

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How to Prevent ‘Active Assailant’ Situations or Stop the ‘Active Assailant’ Utilizing Emerging Technology?

Prevent Active Assailant Situations

Welcome to the final article for the year 2018 in the ‘Looking to the Future’ series where I discuss emerging technologies with experts from across various industries. As always, my goal is to share my ideas, knowledge and experience to receive feedback from you to continuously learn and improve.

Whilst there is a broad range of literature on the “Run–Hide-Fight” response to an Active Assailant situation, the theme of this article is “Emerging technologies that can prevent or stop Active Assailants”.

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Founded in Sydney in 2005, Southern Cross Group is one of the few remaining, wholly owned Australian Facility services company with a focus on delivering Facility and Technology solutions. Working in partnership with our clients, Southern Cross Group provide a consultative approach to truly understand our clients’ needs. We deliver comprehensive integrated services to over 800 client sites across Australia. We provide a wealth of experience and solutions in complex environments, ranging from retail, commercial/corporate, infrastructure, government, health, industrial, manufacturing, events and entertainment. Southern Cross Group – where facility and technology solutions merge to deliver peak efficiency. Read more
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