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Alert Ready is almost ready

Despite the glitches during testing, the Alert Ready system is largely seen as a step in the right direction for emergency management in Canada.

Feds lay out plan to boost online defences amid shortfall of cyber warriors

The federal government unveiled its plan to bolster Canada's defences against nefarious online attacks and crime, even as it acknowledged a shortage of skilled cyber-warriors to meet the country's needs.

Letter containing suspicious white powder sent to Trump's envoy in Ottawa

The U.S. Embassy in Ottawa called police after the letter was discovered by staff at an off-site mail-screening facility. Employees followed standard security protocols and tests on the substance eventually determined it wasn't harmful, an embassy spokesperson said.
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Toronto attack leaves unanswered questions

In the weeks following the attack, the City of Toronto has come together in support of the victims. Bruna Mariano, manager, security services, for Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre shares how her team secured the hospital as it received victims. But a number of questions remain — most notably, what can be done to prevent a similar attack in the future? » Read full article

Hanwha’s Wisenet PNM-7000VD (2-head) Camera Offers Powerful Performance

The Wisenet PNM-7000VD (2-head) camera combines powerful performance in a small form factor at an affordable price. For maximum adaptability, configurable fixed-focus lens/CMOS sensor modules are available in multiple fields of view which can be easily installed onsite. With high frame-rates (60/30fps), true WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) and a powerful suite of analytics built in, the camera brings a new level of quality and value to the multi-directional camera market. Utilizing a single IP address over one cat5 cable requires only one VMS license further reducing the cost to install, service, and support. » Learn more

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations. » Read full article

Evacuation at Winnipeg airport over following 'possible security incident'

Officials did not release much information about the incident, saying only that people at the airport should follow directions on site and those on their way to the facility should check with their airlines for the latest flight information. » Read full article

Banksy print stolen in Toronto, police investigating theft

The piece valued at $45,000 is believed to have been stolen, according to police, who explained that officers were called to the "Art of Banksy" exhibition after gallery staff saw security video showing someone taking the print. » Read full article
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Security Summit Canada: Saliq Khan, Imperial Capital

At Security Summit Canada on June 6, Saliq Khan presented his take on the growth of smart home and the changing role for traditional security providers. » Read full article

IACLEA annual conference

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: June 29 - July 2, 2018
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IAHSS Ontario Chapter Golf Challenge

Location: Richmond Hill, Ont.
Date: July 9, 2018
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Security Canada Atlantic

Location: Moncton, NB
Date: September 12, 2018
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RCC Loss Prevention Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 20, 2018
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ISCPP Symposium

Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Date: September 20-21, 2018
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