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Overseas hackers blamed for school bomb scare

Students depart Sydney Girls High School as Police officers patrol the grounds following a threat in Sydney on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Sydney Girls High School is one of nine schools across Sydney that had been reportedly been targeted with threats again today, only four days after another similar incident. (AAP Image/Paul Miller) NO ARCHIVING

Police believe that the series of bomb threats received at several Australian schools since Friday is the work of overseas hackers.

Dozens of schools in NSW, Canberra, Victoria and Queensland have received the same automated phone message warning of a device on school grounds.

Security expert Luke Percy-Dove, said from what has been reported, the threats don’t appear to be genuine. Read article

 

Ideaction.2015: Luke Percy-Dove – Guest Speaker

Luke Percy-Dove Ideaction speakerFacilities Management Conference & Exhibition, Adelaide 24-27 May

As one of the speakers at Ideaction.2015 this year, Luke spoke on Superior Situational Awareness, which covered how PSIM applications can be deployed into commercial building environments and the operational benefits they bring.  View the presentation »

Should we step up Shopping Centre Security?

Shopping Centre SecurityWith calls for metal detectors to be introduced into shopping centres after a video purported to be by Somalia’s al-Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab has urged Muslims to attack shopping malls including Westfield, Luke talks to 2GB about how we should be dealing with this alert. Listen Now »

 

 

Shopping malls are ‘Soft Targets’ for terrorists

Shopping mallsAfter the release of a terror video calling on Muslim extremists to target western shopping centres, shopping malls are becoming ‘soft targets’ for terrorists. Luke Percy-Dove from Matryx Consulting discusses why.

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Police looking to capitalize as CCTV for home security use surges

CCTV Camera Home InstallationAs CCTV camera installations in private homes continue to boom, police are looking for more ways to take advantage of the technology. Luke comments on the boom in private CCTV camera installations.

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No security? Alarm bells should ring

Security home alarmAccording to a 2012 survey by Newspoll and GIO Insurance, 35 percent of NSW respondents don’t bother investigating or calling the police when a neighbour’s security alarm starts ringing. Luke discussed how a combination of measures can help protect property and how adding CCTV can add real value.

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PSIM’s Potential – Superior situational awareness

PSIM SecurityFacilities Management Magazine (FM Magazine)

The possibilities offered by a new platform that integrates disparate building and security systems into a common management system – namely PSIM – are revealed by Luke Percy-Dove, principal consultant at Matryx Consulting.

View article from FM Magazine (PDF)