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November 27, 2018

Security agencies warn industry of foreign espionage threat to networks

Canadian companies should watch out when they use technology supplied by state-owned companies from countries that want to steal corporate secrets, the country's security agencies have warned them.

Feds refuse to disclose details of Russian meddling in Canadian elections

Despite publicly confirming that Russia interfered in the last federal election and warning that it will doubtless try again in next year's vote, the Trudeau government won't provide any details about the alleged meddling.

Security guard shot at Detroit medical marijuana dispensary

Authorities say a security guard working at a Detroit medical marijuana dispensary was shot twice during an exchange of gunfire with someone on the property.
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Canada's former Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddard joins Fasken in Montreal

Canadian law firm Fasken has just added a prominent new name to its privacy and data security team: Jennifer Stoddart, who served as Canada’s Privacy Commissioner for a full decade. » Read full article

Statistics Canada blames guns, gangs as homicide rate hits 10 year high

Canada's national homicide rate last year was the highest it's been in a decade, Statistics Canada says, because of a spike in gang-related violence and shootings. » Read full article

Canadian banks look to in-house hackers to improve and test cybersecurity

Canada's biggest banks are fortifying their defences by hiring their own ethical hackers to test their systems as the frequency and sophistication of cyberthreats increases. » Read full article

Man charged in white nationalist rally to argue self defence

An Ohio man charged with killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia plans to argue that he believed he was acting in self-defence when he drove his car into a crowd of counter protesters. » Read full article

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Date: December 4, 2018
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