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October 16, 2018

Police looking for man who jumped into shark tank at Toronto aquarium

Toronto police are looking to speak with a man who stripped naked and jumped into a shark tank at a popular tourist attraction.

CIRA Canadian Cybersecurity Survey identifies disconnect between awareness and actions

On Oct. 15, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released its 2018 CIRA Cybersecurity Survey, which provides an overview of the Canadian cybersecurity landscape.

Facebook: Hackers accessed 29M accounts, fewer than thought

Facebook says hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers to more personal details like sites visited and places checked into — from millions of accounts as part of a security breach the company disclosed two weeks ago.
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Purging long forgotten online accounts: Worth the trouble?

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Bill Blair launches consultations on possible ban on handguns, assault weapons

Border Security Minister Bill Blair is launching a national public conversation about whether Canada should ban handguns and assault weapons. » Read full article

Cannabis forbidden for federal prison guards 24 hours before work

Federal prison guards and other front-line correctional workers will not be allowed to use cannabis 24 hours before reporting to work. » Read full article

Ontario government to upgrade province's public safety radio network

The Ontario government plans to rebuild the aging radio network first responders across the province rely on during emergencies, saying upgrades to the system are sorely needed. » Read full article
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Integrator of the Year 2018: Fitch Security Integration

Fitch Security Integration is a Toronto-based business that has provided security services to clients for almost 40 years » Read full article
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Security Through Safe Design CPTED Course (Advanced)

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: October 18-19, 2018
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Security Canada Central

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: October 24-25, 2018
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Unmanned Canada

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: October 30 – November 1, 2018
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