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Canadians can now download new COVID-19 exposure alert smartphone app

Canadians can now begin downloading a voluntary smartphone app meant to warn users they’ve been near someone who tests positive for COVID-19.

Q&A: Keith Melo, manager of security & life safety, CF Fairview Mall

Keith Melo, manager of security and life safety at CF Fairview Mall in Toronto, recently sat down to talk to Canadian Security about the mall's pandemic plan and how they prepared for reopening.

Toronto mandates masks in residential building hallways, elevators

Children and those who cannot wear a mask for a medical reason remain exempt from the rule.
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Ontario’s new privacy commissioner takes on COVID-19 challenges

Patricia Kosseim recently began her role as Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC), taking over from Brian Beamish, who departed after his five-year term. » Read full article
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Twitter says hackers used phone to fool staff, gain access

"This attack relied on a significant and concerted attempt to mislead certain employees and exploit human vulnerabilities to gain access to our internal systems," the company tweeted. » Read full article

COVID-19 conspiracies creating a ‘public health crisis’ in Canada, experts say

Researchers say conspiracy theories about COVID-19 are spreading at an alarming rate across the country. » Read full article

Ransomware feared as possible saboteur for November election

Ransomware attacks targeting state and local governments have been on the rise. » Read full article
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Location: Online
Date: Sept. 21-25, 2020
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CS Honours

Location: Virtual Summit
Date: Oct. 1, 2020
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ISC West

Location: Online
Date: Oct. 5-7, 2020
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Focus on Cannabis Security Event

Location: Virtual Summit
Date: Oct. 21, 2020
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Focus on Healthcare Security Event

Location: Virtual Summit
Date: Dec. 3, 2020
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