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Media and Law Enforcement

Media and law enforcement in Australia have an often tumultuous relationship. However, it is important that media understand their rights when dealing with law enforcement to get the maximum production value while still allowing police to conduct their duties. The media are a resource to the Police and must be suitably managed so that the resource is used effectively.

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News and Documentary Production

Media security and logistics is an interesting and ever-evolving field to be involved in. News and documentary teams are constantly pushing the boundaries in brilliantly artistic and engaging ways. Drone technology has also enhanced the ability of cameramen to acquire...

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Startups may ignore cyber security at their own peril

Cyber attacks on start-ups may fly under the radar in the media, but they can be just as devastating as any assault on a high-end firm.  Earlier this year, I met a start-up founder affected by ransomware — a malicious virus that locks up and encrypts a company’s data....

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HEAT Course Wrap Up

Global Media Risk has just wrapped up another successful Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) course for our clients in San Diego. The following video is one of the final scenarios that course participants face, all while live fire is occurring in the...

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GM Risk Group on the ground in Tijuana

Tijuana's Police Chief resigns after a story by Jean Guerrero from KPBS and PBS NewsHour on the city's migrant strategy. GM Risk Group was on the ground with the team for the duration and assisted in gaining the access for this groundbreaking new...

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Australia’s Jihadis

MORE than half of Islamic State’s recruits are foreigners, and they’ve got one thing in common. They don’t know much about Islam. Most are recent Islamic converts with minimal connection to Syria or Iraq. Another common denominator is their search for a meaningful...

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