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Turning vehicles into deadly weapons is easy and cheap, expert says

Preventing people from using vehicles as deadly weapons is a difficult task for law enforcement officials, experts say. Cars, trucks and vans have been used to ram people more than a dozen times around the world in recent years.

Addressing threat vectors at Focus On Manufacturing Security

Focus On Manufacturing Security shone the spotlight on many aspects of security in the industrial workplace, including IoT, cybersecurity, breach notification, industrial espionage, and safety best practices.

ASIS marks 25th Best Practices event with diverse line-up

ASIS Toronto held its 25th annual Best Practices event on April 19, showcasing a broad variety of topics from Canada’s cannabis industry to the role of security professionals in sexual harassment investigations.
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Speculation unhelpful at this time, says industry expert about Toronto attack

“I know the temptation is there to try to work out every detail as to what happened, but that’s actually unhelpful in terms of the investigation [and] for people’s fear levels,” says Dr. Satyamoorthy Kabilan, director of national security and strategic foresight at the Conference Board of Canada, about the vehicular attack in Toronto on Monday. » Read full article
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ISC West 2018 show in review

VIDEO: SP&T News editor Neil Sutton recaps conference highlights including AI, home automation and drones. » Read full article

Liberal dominated committee rejecting many proposed changes to security bill

MPs have amended the government's sweeping security bill with the aim of ensuring Canadian spies don't infringe on privacy by randomly sifting through public data. » Read full article

Ottawa's new privacy rules give businesses flexibility on data breach reporting

The regulations require organizations to determine if a data breach poses a risk to any individual whose information was involved and then to notify the federal privacy commissioner and affected individuals "as soon as feasible." » Read full article

Ont. Liberals: guards under govt contract to receive "fair" wage in new legislation

Construction workers, building security guards and cleaners who are under government contracts would receive a "fair" wage under legislation that Ontario's governing Liberals introduced last week. » Read full article

Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 25, 2018
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Empowering the Securely Connected Workforce

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 8, 2018
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Security Canada Ottawa

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 9, 2018
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Empowering the Securely Connected Workforce

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 10, 2018
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Security Canada Alberta

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: May 30, 2018
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