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Cybersecurity panel: Canada ranks high, but challenges ahead

One of the biggest challenges ahead is effective staffing — employing people who are equipped to handle the complexities of the shifting cyber environment.

Security tight in Ottawa for Canada Day, but officials promise quicker lines

Officials are promising shorter queue times for Canada Day festivities in the nation's capital this year, but heavy security measures will once again force revellers to endure enhanced screening and tightly controlled access to Parliament Hill.

Orlando International Airport to scan faces of U.S. citizens

Florida's busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, a move that pleases airport executives but worries privacy advocates.
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McAfee roadshow: Human-machine teams to identify insider threats

The McAfee Canadian Security Operations Roadshow, which made a stop in Toronto recently, offered perspectives from Stephen Jou, chief technology officer at Interset; Jason Rolleston, McAfee’s VP and general manager, security intelligence and analytics; and Brian Brown, McAfee’s enterprise technical specialist. Together, they discussed how security operations teams can adapt to an increasingly volatile threat landscape. » Read full article

Real police say fake police weren't actually involved in scam of Vancouver woman

Vancouver police say a woman who claimed to have been arrested by fake police officers in a fraud scheme exaggerated her report. » Read full article

Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?

Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google's Assistant — in a way that will allow customers to check their balances, pay bills and, in the near future, send money just with their voice. » Read full article

Nova Scotia Service Dog Act to be proclaimed

The act has established a registrar responsible for overseeing applications, certification and visual identification for service dog teams. The identification will help people and businesses determine which service dog users qualify for rights protection. » Read full article
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Ontario legislation may impact "on-call" security wages

While Bill 148, or the Fair Workplace, Better Jobs Act, has been the centre of attention because of the minimum wage increase that recently took effect, the “Scheduling” provision of the Act, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2019, is also generating some concern. » 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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