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'Potential risk' to GTA prompts increased police presence in Toronto

Information about a "potential risk" to the Greater Toronto Area prompted an increase in the number of officers in Toronto's downtown core, police said last Thursday.

81 per cent of Canadians fear for their personal information if government is hacked

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) recently released Canada’s Internet Factbook, which includes concerns about the security of private information.

From the archives: “Big Brother Hits the City”

In celebration of Canadian Security’s 40th anniversary this year, we will be highlighting a cover story from the archives each week. This week, we take a look back at the April 2000 cover story, “Big Brother Hits the City,” which focuses on the growing popularity of CCTV systems and resulting privacy concerns.
Featured News 

Total Cannabis Security Solutions acquires David Hyde & Associates

“We are very proud to welcome David Hyde and his team to TCSS,” said Neil Weaver, CEO, TCSS. “We are setting the gold standard for security solutions and compliance in the highly regulated legal cannabis industry." » Read full article

CS @ 40: The new normal

Public and corporate perceptions of safety, crime and victimization have resulted in a larger and more specialized security industry, even though reported crime has been declining in Canada for quite some time. » Read full article

Canada's Wonderland warns of fraudulent free tickets circulating on Facebook

Spokeswoman Grace Peacock says a Facebook link that purports to offer five free tickets for the attraction in Vaughan, Ont., is fraudulent. » Read full article

Appeals court decision makes it hard to sue TSA screeners

A federal appeals court says airport security screeners can't be sued over alleged mistreatment because they aren't law-enforcement officers. » Read full article
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From SP&T News

James Henderson, Avigilon COO, wins Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award

Henderson was selected from over 800 nominees by an independent, cross-national Advisory Board, based on four criteria: vision & innovation; leadership; impact & influence; and social responsibility. » Read full article

ASIS Toronto Chapter Annual Golf Tournament

Location: Angus Glen, Toronto, Ont.
Date: August 22, 2018
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Security Canada Atlantic

Location: Moncton, NB
Date: September 12, 2018
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Retail Secure 2018

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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Cannabis in Retail Forum

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 21, 2018
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Global Security Exchange

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: September 23-27, 2018
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