The Noggin Blog

Identifying a Place of Mass Gathering Is Crucial to Securing It

Posted by The Brain on Mar 18, 2020 3:56:52 AM


Why’s a place of mass gathering so difficult to pin down, even for owners and operators? The answer is more complex than you’d think. For one, place of mass gathering is a risk designation, extrinsic to the core function of the venue. Qualifying a venue as a place of mass gathering is its (high) potential to inspire terrorist attacks, which it becomes by concentrating large numbers of people.

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Topics: Security Management, Safety Management, Integrated Safety and Security

Noggin Ready to Handle IRAP Protected Classification in National Incident & Case Management Response

Posted by James BW on Jan 20, 2020 1:30:00 PM

IRAP enables Australian government agencies and bodies to store and run highly sensitive data at the Protected security level.


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Topics: Risk Management, Emergency Management, Government, Public Safety, Incident Management, Compliance, Security Management, Safety Management

What Corporate Security Managers Learned in 2019

Posted by The Brain on Dec 18, 2019 10:12:35 AM

In 2018 corporate security incidents came for everyone. Unfortunately, 2019 proved no better. But despite the fact that corporate security incidents invite public scrutiny more swiftly than ever, the number of organizations with an appropriate (security) crisis management and communications plan remains stuck around the 50 percent mark worldwide.

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Topics: Security Management, Integrated Safety and Security

How Educational Institutions Should Address the Re-emerging Bomb Threat

Posted by The Brain on Oct 25, 2019 6:08:37 AM


Security incidents have become increasingly common in schools and universities. And bomb threats, in particular, are on the rise. Just look at the data.

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Topics: Security Management, Crisis Newsletter, Integrated Safety and Security

Why the Case for Siloing Safety and Security Breaks Down

Posted by The Brain on Oct 23, 2019 4:06:17 AM


It’s always been common for practitioners to treat safety and security as different properties – not just entities requiring different systems but distinct vocabularies and frameworks, as well. But increasingly the question is asked, how tenable is continuing to silo safety and security management? The answer: not tenable at all.

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Topics: Security Management, Safety Management, Integrated Safety and Security

Three Key Considerations for an Integrated Safety and Security Management Platform

Posted by The Brain on Oct 16, 2019 8:19:50 AM


What integrated safety and security management capabilities do you need?

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Topics: Security Management, Safety Management, Integrated Safety and Security

What happened at the Noggin User Conference 2019

Posted by The Brain on Sep 20, 2019 6:30:43 AM


As many of you know, we decided, after a short sabbatical, to revive our User Conference initiative, so as to share best practices in safety and security management that we’ve learned over time, best practices which have also informed the development of our next-generation product, Noggin 2.0.

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Topics: Emergency Management, Crisis Management, Security Management, Conferences & Events, Safety Management, 2019 Noggin User Conference

Breaking down the Siloes between Safety and Security Management Helps Safety Teams Maintain Duty of Care

Posted by The Brain on Aug 8, 2019 7:59:03 AM


As a Safety leader, you’ve probably built a strong portfolio in the organisation. So too has your counterpart in Security. And now both of you see key safety and security priorities, like keeping employees safe at work or mitigating threats to facilities and people, reflected at the highest levels.

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Topics: Security Management, Work Health Safety

Understanding the ISO 27001 Information Security Standard

Posted by The Brain on Jul 19, 2019 2:19:29 AM

Focus on physical security controls in ISO 27001

Serious about securing your valuable assets, digital as well as physical? Well, international standards prescribe baselines for securing those assets. The ISO 27001 information security management systems standard, in particular, focuses on securing information assets.

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Topics: Security Management

How Woolworths Achieved Key Business Improvements

Posted by The Brain on Jun 26, 2019 4:49:07 AM


Everyone knows Woolworths. It’s no overstatement to say that Woolworths is synonymous with the Australian supermarket. After all, the mega-retailer accounts for some 80 percent of market share, a fixture in Australia’s (and New Zealand’s) cities, towns, and rural communities.

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Topics: Case Study, Public Safety, Security Management

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