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Fallout continues from biggest global ransomware attack

The FBI said in a statement that while it was investigating the attack, its scale “may make it so that we are unable to respond to each victim individually.”

Top 10 Under 40: Sarah Miller, director of operations, Synergy Protection

Sarah Miller, director of operations, Synergy Protection, talks about the sexism and ageism she faced early on in her career and how she overcame those challenges in order to be successful.

J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport partners with Commissionaires

Commissionaires is responsible for the overall security of land, buildings, the terminal and the runway at J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport.

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BYND PlanConnect

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Scott Lowther

On the Clock: Scott Lowther, manager, corporate security & HSE, PetroChina Canada

Scott Lowther, manager, corporate security & HSE, PetroChina Canada shares his top three tips for finding success in a corporate security career, and gives a glimpse into his day-to-day tasks and responsibilities. » Watch the video
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Meet Any Video Surveillance Challenge with the Cloud

Managing security operations can be challenging. Monitoring, searching and sharing surveillance data while responding to events can be time consuming and slow without the right solutions in place. Slow response times can affect the ability to protect property, recover valuable assets, and keep staff, customers, and employees safe. But there is a better way: leveraging cloud-based security. In this 20-minute webinar, you will learn how Cloudvue will help streamline surveillance and security operations, scale coverage, and speed up response times with intelligent alerts, video sharing tools, and intuitive dashboards. You will also learn how Cloudvue can be used to increase operational efficiency beyond security. » Learn more

NSA discloses hacking methods it says are used by Russia

The U.S. has long accused Russia of using and tolerating cyberattacks for espionage, spreading disinformation, and the disruption of governments and key infrastructure. » Read full article

UN official warns digital technologies open areas for attack

The U.N. disarmament chief warned Tuesday that digital technologies are lowering barriers to malicious intrusions » Read full article

Microsoft exec: Targeting of Americans’ records ‘routine’

Microsoft was among the companies that turned over records under a court order, and because of a gag order, had to then wait more than two years before disclosing it. » Read full article
Sponsored Spotlight 

Top Considerations When Designing an Ergonomic Control Room

Since the control room acts as a person’s “eyes and ears,” the design of it is extremely important. When designing a control room, it’s critical to consider all factors, for example, equipment selection, operating practices, working environments and furniture choices. In addition to the design of a workstation, operators within the control room must be considered. The overall system will fail if operators are overloaded, undertaking tasks for which they are poorly trained or straining to read displays that are illegible. It is necessary to identify the limitations of the operator to minimize potential mismatches between user capabilities and system demands. » Learn more
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ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: July 19-21, 2021
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17th Annual IAHSS Ontario Chapter Golf Challenge

Location: Woodbridge, Ont.
Date: August 16, 2021
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