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How long should transit retain surveillance?

Video surveillance from buses and trains in some cities is stored for only a matter of days, which some critics say is not long enough, because assault victims can take some time to come forward >> Read full article

Kick off ASIS conference with Canada Night

Canada Night at this year’s ASIS International annual conference will take place on Sunday, September 11, serving up complimentary pub food, door prizes and a live band >> Read full article

Montreal plane spotters help boost airport security

Plane-spotters — aviation enthusiasts with a passion for photographing aircraft — can be a boon for security, because some spotters make a point of calling airport security if they notice anything unusual, such as a hole in the fenceline or suspicious human behavior >> Read full article

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Emergency management

The importance of stakeholder relationships in emergency management

As emergency management consultants and trainers, we quickly learn there is nothing more important than working effectively with our clients and stakeholders to ensure a cohesive approach to disaster preparation and management. Nowhere was this more evident that in the recently completed Exercise Coastal Response in British Columbia. In early June 2016, more than 880 personnel from 65 different agencies participated in Exercise Coastal Response. When it comes down to it, the key is communication. Understand the dynamics of the various agencies and stakeholders involved to include both their individual and institutional training objectives. >> Learn More…


Uruguay airport installs automated border control

Carrasco International Airport modernized its border control procedures to permit self-service automated border control and paved the way to future end-to-end single-token passenger flow >> Read full article

Paris hosts first drone festival

While drones are increasingly used by French security services, civilians are forbidden from flying them over Paris without special permission, except for special events like this >> Read full article

L.A. airport gunman to plead guilty in TSA officer slaying

A gunman who killed a federal airport screening officer and wounded three people in a rampage three years ago intended to kill at least one TSA agent and cause fear among others >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

ASIS Canada Night 2016

Location: Lafayette's Restaurant & Bar, Orlando, Fla.
Date: Sept. 11, 2016 >> More Info

ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: Sept. 12-15, 2016 >> More Info

Security Canada Atlantic 2016

Location: Casino New Brunswick, Moncton, NB
Date: Sept. 21, 2016 >> More Info

Retail Council of Canada’s Loss Prevention Conference

Location: International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: Sept. 29, 2016 >> More Info

Focus On Government Security

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: Oct. 6, 2016 >> More Info

Security Canada Central 2016

Location: Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, ON
Date: Oct. 19-20, 2016 >> More Info

Security Executive Council's Next Generation Security Leader

Location: Bedford, Mass and McLean, Va
Date: Nov. 9-10, 2016 >> More Info