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Rising COVID 19 cases lead to stronger measures across Canada to slow spread

Health professionals and provincial governments are drawing up battle plans to curb the spread of COVID-19 by bringing back restrictions.

B.C. government warns strong storms will clash with ‘Arctic air’ over the holidays

British Columbia residents are being urged to prepare for extremely cold temperatures, power outages and slick streets as a series of winter storm and freezing rain warnings covered most of the province.

Aptum: Data predictions for 2022

Expectations for multi-cloud, the IT skills shortage, ransomware and more.
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Most read stories of 2021

Most read stories of 2021

Vaccine passports, cybersecurity concerns, and award winners. These are some of Canadian Security's most-read stories of 2021. » Read full article

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US Homeland Security agents to test use of body cameras

Agents with an investigative unit of the Department of Homeland Security will wear body cameras for the first time as part of a six-month pilot program. » Read full article

N.L. moves to Alert Level 3

With a rising COVID-19 case count and outbreaks in all three island health regions, all of Newfoundland and Labrador is switching to Alert Level 3 until at least Jan. 10. 2022. » Read full article

Yukon needs more people trained to give shots for its COVID 19 booster program

Plans to ramp up Yukon’s COVID-19 booster campaign are being hindered by a shortage of people to give the shots, the public services minister said Wednesday. » Read full article
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Cybersecurity Lessons from CoVID-19

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Those studying cybersecurity and its preventive measures and applications, as well as those involved in risk management studies and assessments, will all benefit greatly from the book.
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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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