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VIDEO: On the Clock: Blake Mitchell, Sheraton Centre Toronto

Blake Mitchell, security director for the Sheraton Centre Toronto, tells us more about his background, including his experiences in close protection, loss prevention and most recently hotel security.

Trudeau government ready to usher in new privacy legislation

It is not immediately clear how the new legislation would mesh with existing federal privacy laws.

Industry group says retailers reeling from new restrictions, confusion about closures

More regions in the Toronto area entered the COVID-19 red zone on Nov. 16.
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Focus On Healthcare Security

Register now for Focus On Healthcare Security 2020

Canadian Security is taking its annual Focus On Healthcare Security event virtual this year due to the continuing pandemic. Join us Dec. 3 at 1PM ET for presentations and insights featuring health-care security professionals from across Canada and the U.S. Together we will discuss and explore the issues that have made this such a challenging year.
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Demand for cybersecurity talent spikes in COVID-19 era

From remote work to increased dependence on commercial apps, the evolving threat landscape means employers are looking for skilled security professionals. » Read full article
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Manitoba’s minister calls actions at COVID rally ‘unfortunate, dangerous and wrong’

Enhanced restrictions are now in effect in Manitoba barring social gatherings outside immediate household members. » Read full article

Canada must regulate AI to protect privacy and human rights: watchdog

Canada’s privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien said he is calling for legislation to regulate the use and development of AI systems. » Read full article

86% of Canadians support requirements to keep their data in Canada: report

Canada must coordinate an international approach that contributes to greater data sovereignty, according to the report. » Read full article

ISC East

Location: Online
Date: Nov. 18, 2020
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Security Canada

Location: Online
Date: Dec. 2-3, 2020
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Focus On Healthcare Security

Location: Virtual Summit
Date: Dec. 3, 2020
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