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December 17, 2019
Mission 500 Hockey Classic

Trial for accused in Toronto van attack delayed to March 2 due to “red tape”

Boris Bytensky, Alek Minassian’s lawyer, told the judge the delay is due to problems obtaining Minassian’s psychiatric assessment from St. Joseph’s Health Centre.

Victims of Danforth shooting file class action lawsuit against gunmaker

Victims of a mass shooting in Toronto have filed a class-action lawsuit against U.S. gunmaker Smith & Wesson, alleging the company was negligent for failing to include “smart gun” technology in the handgun that was used in the attack.

Man who tried to kill Edmonton police officer, pedestrians sentenced to 28 years

Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, 32, was handed 18 years for striking Const. Mike Chernyk with a car before stabbing him multiple times outside a football game in September 2017.
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Digital assistants

The dark side of Alexa, Siri and other personal digital assistants

Similar to other computer programs, the fundamental issue with these digital assistants is that they are vulnerable to technical and process failures. Digital assistants can also be hacked remotely. » Read full article

Canadians ‘defeatist’ about security of private data: IBM

According to a recent survey, 73 per cent of Canadians admitted they don’t know who holds their personal information. » Read full article

City of Hamilton warns of possible privacy breach involving water services

They say there is no confirmation that a breach has occurred, but have requested that the company review the situation and disclose any issues. » Read full article

Private aviation firm launches personal protection division

Private aviation firm NetJets, a Berkshire Hathaway company, recently launched its own personal protection division QS Security Services. » Read full article

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