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July 30, 2019

GardaWorld to be recapitalized in transaction valued at $5.2B

BC Partners will have a 51 per cent common equity interest in GardaWorld while founder Stéphan Crétier, together with select members of management, will hold 49 per cent.

Trudeau names outgoing NDP MP Murray Rankin to lead new security review agency

The National Security and Intelligence Review Agency will examine any security or intelligence activities of the federal government to make sure they’re legal, reasonable and necessary.

U.S. issues hacking security alert for small planes

FAA says report is "an important reminder to remain vigilant" about physical and cybersecurity aircraft procedures.
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Bob Marentette

Canadian Security announces 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Robert Marentette is celebrating his 50th year in professional security this year. During his career, he has served in numerous roles from frontline to senior security management. Marentette joined the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ont., 13 years ago and currently serves as director of operations. » Read full article
Sean Sportun

Canadian Security announces 2019 Community Leader Award winner

Sean Sportun has 26 years of professional experience in security and has spent the last 13 years as manager of security and loss prevention for Circle K Stores Central Canada Division. He has consistently given back to the industry during his career, including more than 17 years with Toronto Crime Stoppers. » Read full article

Capital One target of massive data breach

The data breach involves about 100 million people in the U.S. and 6 million in Canada. Capital One said it believes it is unlikely that the information was used for fraud, but the investigation is ongoing. » Read full article

Federal lawyers broke no rules in Hassan Diab extradition case, review finds

French authorities suspected Diab was involved in the Paris synagogue bombing that killed four people and injured dozens of others. The RCMP arrested him in 2008 following a request by French authorities. » Read full article

U.S. Feds fine Facebook US$5B, pin privacy onus on Zuckerberg

The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission has levied on a tech company, though it won’t make much of a dent for a company that had nearly US$56 billion in revenue last year. » Read full article
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Date: September 11, 2019
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Canadian Security Honours

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: October 3, 2019
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