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November 25, 2018

BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity company Cylance for US$1.4 billion

BlackBerry Ltd. has signed a US$1.4-billion deal to acquire U.S. artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company Cylance in what the company called the largest deal in its history.

Crown seeks maximum sentence for pilot who targeted 'spinal column' of Hydro Quebec

Normand Dube was found guilty in September on three counts of mischief after he used a small plane to shut down transmission lines serving a wide swath of southwestern Quebec.

Russia says it thwarted drone attacks at World Cup

Attempted drone attacks at this year's World Cup in Russia were thwarted by government authorities, the head of the host country's Federal Security Service said.
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Program allows visitors past airport security without ticket

The Port of Seattle, the governing body over Seattle's seaport and airport, is launching a new pilot program that will allow visitors past security at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport without a boarding pass. » Read full article

Failure to report Canadian privacy breaches could mean big fines after Nov. 1

Failure to report the potential for significant harm could expose private-sector organizations to fines of up to $100,000 for each time an individual is affected by a security breach. » Read full article

Canopy Growth and Brink's announce partnership

Canopy Growth Corp. has entered into a multi-year agreement with The Brink's Company to provide secure logistics and cash management services for Canopy Growth's domestic and international cannabis operations. » Read full article

ASIS Toronto Women in Security: Lift as you climb

ASIS Toronto's annual Women in Security event, held Nov. 15, focused on changing attitudes towards diversity in the industry. » Read full article

PM Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 28 - 30, 2018
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Focus On Healthcare Security

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: December 4, 2018
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4th Annual Mission 500 Hockey Classic

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: February 21, 2019
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Security Career Expo

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: March 7, 2019
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