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May 26, 2019

Social media giants ignore law, don’t take Canada seriously: MPs

Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law—at least in a small country like Canada.

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition

Efforts to restrict the technology’s use are getting pushback from law enforcement groups and the tech industry, though it’s far from a united front.

Calgary university uses AI to monitor threats

A post-secondary school in southern Alberta is turning to artificial intelligence to make its buildings safer and to allow security officers to catch criminals in the act.
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Top 10 under 40

The future of security: Canadian Security’s Top 10 under 40 winners

If the quality of submissions Canadian Security magazine received for its first annual Top 10 Under 40 is anything to go by, the future of the security industry is in good hands. » Read full article

Q&A: David Hyde, president, 3 Sixty Secure

David Hyde talks about opportunities for the security industry in the cannabis market, and what's changed since legalization last October. » Read full article

Organizational changes at Paragon Security

Kevin Sanjari was appointed to the position of Paragon President. » 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

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. Catharines, Ont.
Date: June 18-19, 2019
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Security Canada West

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: June 19, 2019
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