Calamity Scholarship for Security Thought Leadership

Calamity is unquestionably Australia’s most modern security company. We were the first Australian security company to effectively combine IT and Physical Security. Today we own Australia’s highest-rated electronic security monitoring facility, the award-winning Centre for Advanced Security Technology and Leadership Excellence (CASTLE).

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The Calamity Scholarship for Thought Leadership in Security

The security industry is changing. Rapid technology development and new consumer expectations are leading the way. As we approach the new frontier, Calamity, Australia’s highest-rated security provider, wants to see how tomorrow’s innovators are thinking about risk. Love innovation? Love technology? Interested in security? Keep reading to discover how Calamity could help you with your studies.

What do I have to do to apply?

The application process requires you to send a 1000-word response to one of the two questions below and you will be eligible for consideration. Responses are judged on the quality of your work and how innovative you can be.

The questions:

1) It is said, “The security of any system is only as strong as its weakest link.” What are the ‘weakest links’ in the security of a specific industry (e.g. retail, hospitality, health care, legal) and what practical steps can be taken to resolve them?

2) What do you perceive as the ‘next big thing’ in electronic, IT or physical security, and how does this technology or its implementation relate to time-tested and longstanding security principles, methods or practices?v

What you'll receive if you're successful:

Criteria

To be eligible to enter the Calamity $1,500 scholarship you must meet the following criteria:To be eligible to enter the Calamity $1,500 scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

Head of Judging Panel

Daniel Lewkovitz CPP, Chief Executive Officer and Head Security Consultant, Calamity Monitoring

Here's how to apply

Send your 1000-word response addressing one of the following two questions to [email protected] Please include the subject line: ‘My scholarship application.’

Again the essay questions are:

1) It is said, “The security of any system is only as strong as its weakest link.” What are the ‘weakest links’ in the security of a specific industry (e.g. retail, hospitality, health care, legal) and what practical steps can be taken to resolve them?

2) What do you perceive as the ‘next big thing’ in electronic, IT or physical security, and how does this technology or its implementation relate to time-tested and longstanding security principles, methods or practices?

Applications must include personal details (name, age, phone number, email) and clear proof of your enrolment. A screenshot of your enrolment statement is perfect or a clear photo if your enrolment is on paper.

Send questions to [email protected] Subject line: ‘Scholarship Submission.’

We wish you the best of luck with your studies.