Paul Harper

United Nations Security Officer in Juba, South Sudan

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My current interests are in how to respond to complex urbanization, littoralization and connectedness globally. (Kudos to David Killcullen for the concepts.) Also interested in improving the use of open source technologies for development, disaster management and the protection of human rights workers and journalists.

Born in Australia, I grew up in Canada with English parents. I've worked in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, The Netherlands, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sudan and Cambodia.

Security Officer with UNMISS in Juba, South Sudan. Previously Information Security Officer with the United Nations. Pre employed as a UN Security Officer, a Queensland Correctional Officer, a New South Wales Police Special Constable and a British Territorial Army Paratrooper.

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PGP Key Fingerprint:

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ASIS International PSP (Physical Security Professional)

GIAC Certified Incident Handler:

Global Industrial Control System Security Professional (GICSP)

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Associate Member Free Software Foundation:

Debian Gnu/Linux user:

  • Work
    • Security Officer UNMISS
  • Education
    • Diploma in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management - Leicester Universty
    • Master of Arts, War in the Modern World - Department of War Studies at Kings College London