About Us

View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@
Ontario Bollards

Gordon Winkel confirmed Commissionaires National Board Chair

Winkel succeeds Col. Chris Lythgo, CD (ret’d) whose two-year term concluded.

OPINION: Private messages contribute to the spread of COVID-19 conspiracies

The COVID-19 global pandemic has been accompanied by misinformation about the virus, its origins and how it spreads.

Toronto mayor to review forced eviction of homeless encampments from city park

John Tory says the large police presence and private security was necessary to keep city workers safe as they tried to persuade about 20 people to leave the park and move to a shelter.
Salto Systems

SPonsored Spotlight 
Johnson Controls

Free webinar: Strategies for Building a Multi-location Surveillance Network

7th Generation Recycling shares strategies and lessons learned from how they deployed and organized a centrally managed surveillance operation across hundreds of locations.

In this webinar, we will take a step back and uncover strategic questions that IT directors and security integrators should be asking themselves when tackling the challenges of a multi-location surveillance project. No matter if you are a small business, large enterprise or government organization you will walk away from this webinar with helpful tips, strategies, and new ideas on how to leverage your existing surveillance technology with the cloud to build a centrally managed platform.

Topics discussed include:
• Removing the limitations traditional surveillance
• Surveillance implementation strategies
• Off-network strategies
• Lessons learned from managing 180 locations

Don’t miss this unique peer-learning opportunity to hear experts discuss how they modified processes, organized training, and implemented new technology to provide a higher level of monitoring and surveillance.
Featured News 
Victoria Granova

Top 10 Under 40: Victoria Granova, senior information security consultant, CIBC

Originally starting out in accounting, Top 10 Under 40 winner Victoria Granova says that she found cybersecurity by chance and has not looked back since. Granova discusses her career growth, the importance of professional community, and her future academic studies that will focus on both psychology and cyber. » Watch the video
Annex Bookstore

Mental Health Effects of COVID-19

The physical effects of COVID-19 are felt globally. However, one issue that has not been sufficiently addressed is the impact of COVID-19 on mental health. During the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens worldwide are enduring widespread lockdowns; children are out of school; and millions have lost their jobs, which has caused anxiety, depression, insomnia, and distress.

Mental Health Effects of COVID-19 provides a comprehensive analysis of mental health problems resulting from COVID-19, including depression, suicidal thoughts and attempts, trauma, and PTSD– with chapters detailing the impact on the family’s well-being and society dynamics and concluding with an explanation on how meditation and online treatment methods.
» Order your copy today

Facial recognition use by Liberals raises issues, says B.C.’s privacy commissioner

The use of facial recognition technology by the Liberal Party of Canada as part of its process to pick candidates in the next federal election could result in a privacy investigation in British Columbia. » Read full article

Two more extreme right wing groups join Proud Boys on Canada’s terror list

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair announced today that the Three Percenters and Aryan Strikeforce will join the list alongside the Proud Boys, who were added in February after the storming of Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 6. » Read full article

Muslim charities concerned about targeted audits call for security watchdog probe

Charities, non-profit organizations and supportive civil society voices are flagging the concerns in a letter sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and several members of his cabinet. » Read full article

ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: July 19-21, 2021
» More Info

17th Annual IAHSS Ontario Chapter Golf Challenge

Location: Woodbridge, Ont.
Date: August 16, 2021
» More Info