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October 27, 2019
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Fraud against international students on the rise

There were more than half a million overseas students in Canada last year. But a downside of this growth is the opportunity for fraud and victimization of both students and institutions.

Trudeau dons protective vest as security threat delays Toronto area rally

Liberal officials would not reveal the nature of the threat, which resulted in a 90-minute delay before the incumbent prime minister appeared before the roughly 2,000 party supporters.

‘I accomplished my mission,’ accused in Yonge Street van attack told police

Hours after driving a rented van down a busy Toronto sidewalk killing 10 people and injuring 16 others, Alek Minassian described himself to police as a 25-year-old virgin seeking retribution for years of sexual rejection and ridicule by women.
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CS Honours

PHOTOS: Canadian Security Honours

This year’s CS Honours recipients were recognized at a gala event in Toronto on Oct. 3. Awards included Lifetime achievement, Community leader, Emerging leader and Security Director of the Year. The event was attended by more than 80 security industry peers and colleagues. » See photos

Toronto’s Pearson airport to use AI-powered technology to detect weapons

Vancouver-based Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. says the technology, known as Hexwave, can detect both metallic and non-metallic weapons ranging from guns and knives to explosives. » Read full article

Canada Post resetting online account passwords after data compromised

The postal service says that login names and passwords stolen in privacy breaches elsewhere may have been used to access Canada Post accounts if customers reused their login credentials on multiple sites. » Read full article

Amazon offers a way to delete Alexa recordings automatically

Previously, users had to go into Alexa’s settings and delete recordings manually. » Read full article

Securing New Ground

Location: New York, N.Y.
Date: October 29-31, 2019
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ISC East

Location: New York, N.Y.
Date: November 20-21, 2019
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PM Expo

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: December 4-6, 2019
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Focus On Healthcare Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: December 5, 2019
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Mission 500 Hockey Classic

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: February 27, 2020
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