PEOPLE - Barrington Group Australia


    Barringtons Blog

Active Shooter Risks & Places Of Mass Gathering

By Allen Barry

Anonym 0 487

Active Shooters are now the most current risk faced by places of mass gathering in the US.  The clear message from experts is to be prepared.  Having made that point, complacency is setting in in the US with only 55% of potentially affected sites increasing spending on preparedness and half failing to conduct safety drills to address this issue.

Dealing With Bushfire Smoke At School

Are You Prepared?

Anonym 0 897

With 137 fires burning across the New South Wales State as of 6:15pm, 4th December, the smoke haze that is blanketing the region is getting thicker and is predicted to get much worse. Bushfire smoke can travel hundreds of kilometres away and can have a massive impact on the health of individuals, posing a threat to people with asthma and pre-existing heart or lung conditions.

VIP Host Management Course!

Go in the draw to win an overseas trip!

Anonym 0 757

Our VIP Host Management Program is run in partnership with The Drop and allows Industry members to enhance their leadership skills, build service standards and deepen their understanding of loyalty programs to upskill for career progression and to bring more knowledge to their workplace. Students who complete this government subsidised course go into a draw to win an overseas trip which this round was sponsored by IGT!

From Apathy To Vigilance: Office Culture And Cyber Security

Poor Cyber Security Can Also Lead To Larger Reputational Issues

Laura Eyles 0 993

In the wake of high-profile data breaches, involving PayIDTGI FridaysSephora and NAB, one-in-three Australian workers who admit to having enabled data breaches are still unwilling to change their already compromised passwords, a new study reveals.


Over half of surveyed workers have compromised personal and financial data by clicking on links from unknown senders and these employees clicked on risky links multiple times! While 90% of employees consider themselves able to distinguish real emails from their phishing, 60% will click on links from unknown senders anyway.


Apart from the obvious financial risks, poor cyber security can also lead to larger reputational issues with suppliers and customers, among others. Office culture presents a large issue when it comes to maintaining cyber health.