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May 7, 2019

Organizational changes at Paragon Security

Kevin Sanjari was appointed to the position of Paragon President.

Citing concerns for flood victims, Ontario, Quebec opt out of alert system test

Ontario and Quebec are opting out of the testing because neither wants to send unnecessary alert tones to residents dealing with historic flooding.

Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections

Microsoft has announced an ambitious effort to make voting secure, verifiable and subject to reliable audits by registering ballots in encrypted form.
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‘Privacy-focused’ Facebook puts the spotlight on groups

The new features are part of CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s broader strategy for countering Facebook’s growing array of critics, emboldened regulators and competitors. » Read full article

Cyber officials call for co-ordinated 5G security approach

Cybersecurity officials from dozens of countries drew up a blueprint on Friday to counter threats and ensure the safety of next-generation mobile networks that their nations are set to start deploying. » Read full article

Trudeau resists pressure to decriminalize drugs in face of opioid crisis

Last April, the Liberal rank and file passed a non-binding resolution on decriminalizing simple possession and consumption of all illicit drugs. Trudeau shot the idea down. » Read full article

Synagogue didn’t get to fund security upgrades before attack

Leaders at a Southern California synagogue knew they needed to increase security around their front door a year before a gunman walked through it and opened fire. » Read full article

Security Canada Ottawa

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 8, 2019
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IAHSS 51st annual conference and exhibition

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: May 19-23, 2019
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Western Canada Information Security Conference (WCISC)

Location: Winnipeg, Man.
Date: May 27-28, 2019
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Security Canada Alberta

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: May 29, 2019
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Security Summit Canada

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: June 13, 2019
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Grower Day

Location: St. Catherines, Ont.
Date: June 18-19, 2019
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