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‘Every pandemic runs its course,’ Tam assures public in face of Omicron

COVID-19 is unlikely to be wiped out completely, but it might be tamed, Canada’s chief public health officer said Monday.

Gone in 30 seconds: Behind the rise of car thefts across Canada

New technology has made it far easier to steal vehicles and a pandemic-driven shortage of semiconductor chips needed for new cars has increased the demand for them, investigators say.

Cdn. companies paying almost $500,000 on average to ransomware attackers: survey

Canadian companies hit by ransomware attacks pay almost half a million dollars on average to perpetrators, according to the results of a new survey.
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Focus On Healthcare Security

Focus On Healthcare Security 2021 recap

COVID-related protests, workplace violence and mental health challenges were just some of the major topics discussed at this year’s event. » Read full article

Is your hospital’s heliport safety plan ready?

Hospital based heliports are required to ensure emergency and time sensitive trauma care. Although helicopter crashes are rare, they do occur and most often happen at take off or landing. With hospital-based heliport utilization on the rise, security-led practices are becoming crucial to mitigate risks and keep passengers safe. Jeff Young, CPP, CPHA, GardaWorld’s National Director, Healthcare for Security Services – Canada provided an insightful segment during December 2nd’s Focus on Health Care Security webinar. Find out what measures keep your operations running while avoiding crashes.
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Massive software flaw with global reach forces Quebec to shut government websites

Almost 4,000 Quebec government websites were shut down over the weekend as a preventative measure following threats of a cyberattack. » Read full article

Federal privacy watchdog warns of growing dangers of surveillance capitalism

The federal privacy watchdog is warning Canadians about the growing threat of surveillance capitalism —the use of personal information by large corporations. » Read full article

Top security practices for threat detection and resiliency from Cisco

According to a study from Cisco, integrated technology with high levels of automation increases productivity and improves threat detection capabilities by more than 40 per cent. » Read full article

Critical Infrastructure, Protection and Resilience North America

Location: New Orleans, La.
Date: February 1-3, 2022
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Security-Police-Fire Career Expo

Location: Vaughan, Ont.
Date: March 1, 2022
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ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: March 22-25, 2022
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