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Women in Cyber Security: Seven Women Who Have Rocked the World of Cyber Security

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Women in Cyber Security: Seven Women Who Have Rocked the World of Cyber Security It was International Day of the Girl on the 11th of October. This day has been observed since it’s launch in 2012 to address issues affecting young women around the world like child marriage, inequality and…


The Future of the Security Industry

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The Future of the Security Industry Security in Australia is a growing industry. The estimated annual revenue generated by the Australian Private Security industry is approximately 11 billion dollars. The industry employs over 180,000 people including over 153,000 licensed security professionals which makes this industry significantly larger than both the…


The Security Guard Licence Process in QLD

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The Security Guard Licence Process in QLD So, you’ve done your security guard course and now you need to start the process of applying for your security guard licence in QLD. At ASSET, we get lots of questions about the security guard licence process even before they decide to enrol…


How to Write a Security Guard Resume

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How to Write a Security Guard Resume Putting your best foot forward in the security industry So you’ve completed your security training, you've got your security licence and now you are ready to start applying for jobs! Congratulations! You'll want to get your security guard resume in tip top shape so…


How To Become a Full-Time Security Officer

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How To Become a Full-Time Security Officer So, you’re thinking about a career in security, that’s great! It’s a rewarding job in a booming industry. You might have heard there isn't full-time security officer work from your friends or during your research and are now wondering if that's true? Obviously,…


Industry-First Training Scholarships and Employment Program with MSS Security and Asset College

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Industry-First Training Scholarships and Employment Program with MSS Security and Asset College MSS Security has announced an industry first training initiative providing 500 Cert II training scholarships and employment for suitable people wishing to enter the security industry. This unique opportunity will also enable MSS Security to expand its already…


What’s It Like To Work In Airport Security?

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What's It Like To Work In Airport Security? Airport security is a very guarded industry and rightfully so. In order to keep passengers, airline staff and everyone else safe - the procedures, systems, and policies used in airport security need to be safe guarded. For this same reason anyone even…


Unique Speed Dating Event Hits the Mark with ISS at Brisbane Airport

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Unique Speed Dating Event Hits the Mark with ISS at Brisbane Airport On the 20th of August, Asset College ran another of our successful Employer Connection ‘Speed Dating’ Events at the North Lakes Campus. A key employer partner – ISS Facility Services – joined us at North Lakes to provide…


ASSET Townsville Security Graduate Saves Life

ASSET Townsville Security Graduate Saves Life It is rare to find a positive story about a security officer, it shouldn’t be but it is. The media is quick to jump on anything negative and turn it into news, yet everyday we see frontline security officers doing their best to help…


Jobs in Airport Security

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Jobs in Airport Security It holds a certain gravatas doesn't it? Working in airport security certainly has appeal for those who want to do something of importance and value in their career. Working in the airport in a security role is an opportunity to provide a valuable service to the…


Ten Cyber Security Strategies That You Can Easily Implement Right Now

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Ten Cyber Security Strategies That You Can Easily Implement, Right Now Use strong passwords Install anti-virus software Get a VPN Two factor authentification Pay with your phone Clear your cache Stop saving your passwords in websites Use secure and approved cloud services Reset your default wifi password Don't use USB…


How To Choose The Right Security Course

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How To Choose The Right Security Course Choosing the right security course is essential to paving the path to your career in security. Which course or courses you’ll need to do depends entirely on what you want to do in security. Do you want to be an armed guard or…


Say Thank You This International Security Officer’s Day July 24th

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Say Thank You This International Security Officer’s Day July 24th Security officers have challenging and varied roles to play in our society.   They are responsible for patrolling premises, keeping people safe, crowd control at large events, check in points at venues, administering first aid in a crisis, emergency evacuations and screening people and their luggage at…


Choosing a Security Company For Your Business

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Choosing a Security Company For Your Business When you’re in the market for security services it can be hard to know which company is right for you. There are so many factors to consider like the types of services offered, the costs involved and the reporting systems. But we’ve got…


How Much Does a Security Guard Get Paid?

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How Much Does a Security Guard Get Paid? We’ve all seen them; guarding the door at the BWS, giving directions at the hotel concierge desk, guiding people at Suncorp Stadium. But have you ever found yourself wondering how much does a security guard get paid? How do you get into…


Asset College and Wilson Security Partner to Bring an End to Skills Shortage and Drive Job Growth in the Northern Territory

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Asset College and Wilson Security Partner to Bring an End to Skills Shortage and Drive Job Growth in the Northern Territory Asset College, winner of Large Training Provider 2020 for Queensland has been providing quality training and employment outcomes for students since 2006. From humble beginnings, Asset College has grown…


The 5 Biggest Myths about Security Guards

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The 5 Biggest Myths about Security Guards A large surly looking man eyes you suspiciously. He stands tall at 6ft 5 with his heavily muscled arms crossed and an expression of distrust. He is silent, except to bark orders to another man in the back. According to a popular television…


Asset College ‘Employer Connections’ Drives Real Employment Outcomes

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Asset College ‘Employer Connections’ Drives Real Employment Outcomes Throughout COVID, Asset College continued to connect graduates to real high demand employment via a mix of complimentary pre-employment coaching, direct employer referrals and online events. We are excited to have recently recommenced our successful ‘Face to Face’ Employer Connection Events helping…


MSS Security partner with Asset College to address employment opportunities amongst an industry skill shortage in Mt Isa

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MSS Security partner with Asset College to address employment opportunities amongst an industry skill shortage in Mt Isa MSS Security, a leader in the Australian Security Sector, provides wide-ranging security services to all market segments via infrastructure in every state and territory and a workforce of more than 6,000 employees.…


Why You Can’t Do A Security Course Online

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Why you can’t do a security course online A question we get asked a lot here at ASSET is, ‘Do you have an online security course?’ Unfortunately the answer is no. But many people are curious – why can’t you study a security course online? The security industry is a…


Side Hustle for Cyber Security

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Side Hustle for the Cyber Sector   During the 2020 COVID lockdowns some Cyber Security experts found time to put their hacking skills to use, searching and reporting bugs in large companies software and it’s proved to be a very profitable side hustle. According to BBC news hackers made a…


How Much Does the Security Guard Course Cost?

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How Much Does the Security Guard Course Cost? The security industry has a certain allure. It offers variety, a way to get out of the office onto your feet, the chance to help people and a flexible roster that can work around study or family commitments. It’s no wonder the…


How to become a Security Guard

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How to become a Security Guard The Australian security industry is booming at the moment with a predicted job growth of 15.6% over the next five years according Seek. Security guards do all kinds of roles from retail security to gatehouse work, crowd control and concierge. This exciting industry offers…


How long does it take to become a Security Guard?

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How long does it take to become a Security Guard? The short answer is approximately up to 3 months before you are licensed and can work in QLD. But, here's the process in full! Over the last year you may have noticed the security presence has intensified across a range…

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