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From sombre to angry, school walkout protests vary in tenor

Students put down their pencils and pens and walked out of class to protest gun violence across the U.S. Activists hoped it would be the biggest demonstration of student activism yet in response to last month's massacre in Florida.

Poor security controls led to camera breach at Nova Scotia school, report finds

Inadequate passwords and insufficient technical controls led to video surveillance images of Cape Breton schoolchildren being live streamed on the internet, Nova Scotia's information and privacy commissioner says.

Sandy Hook's legacy: More security in elementary schools

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting five years ago, districts have moved to bolster security, especially at elementary schools, which traditionally have not had police assigned to them like many high schools and middle schools.
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Security Career Expo: "You're part of something big."

The fifth annual Security Career Expo, held March 7 in Mississauga, Ont., welcomed students enrolled in Protection, Security and Investigations college programs across Ontario. Students were able to mingle and network with security mentors as well as vendor and association partners. » Read full article

RBC opening cybersecurity lab at University of Waterloo to develop new privacy tools

Areas of research will include detecting and mitigating security threats using machine learning and artificial intelligence. » Read full article

University of Winnipeg upping security in wake of two stabbings

Chris Minaker, the university's senior executive officer, says there will be more patrols and more resources. » Read full article

University of the Fraser Valley investigating breach of student information

Spokesman Dave Pinton said the Abbotsford-based university and police are investigating suspicious email related to the disclosure of “limited personal information” of 29 students. » Read full article

ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: April 11 – 13, 2018
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IAHSS Annual Conference & Expo

Location: Chicago, Il.
Date: April 15 – 18, 2018
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Focus On Manufacturing Security

Location: International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: April 18, 2018
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Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 25, 2018
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