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Cyberspace making Canadian secrets more vulnerable, spy service official warns

Canada's cyberspy agency is sharing threat intelligence with Ukraine to help defend itself against cyberattacks during Russia's invasion.

Hacked US companies to face new reporting requirements

The reporting requirement legislation was approved by the House and the Senate on Thursday and is expected to be signed into law by President Joe Biden soon.

Alberta boosts funding to improve security of churches, religious buildings

The program originally offered $2 million annually to help religious facilities make security improvements. It will now distribute $5 million.

Montreal police adding surveillance cameras to fight crime, worrying community groups

The province says violent crime, especially gun-related crime, has risen in Montreal since 2016.

‘It’s a scar’: Mosque in Mississauga looks to beef up security after alleged attack

Several politicians and community members have shared their support with the mosque and the Muslim community in the wake of the incident.
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Presenting the business case for security to the board of directors

Join Canadian Security and Kevin Magee, Chief Security Officer, Microsoft Canada at 1PM on Tuesday March 29 for a free webinar broadcast on Presenting the business case for security to the board of directors.

As security leaders, you are aware of the importance of protection, detection, and response to threats, and know it's essential to make this a key priority for the executive teams. But how do you convince a board of directors to consider security solutions a critical investment instead of just a cost? A security business case must be aligned to the organization’s strategic initiatives and prove how immediate and long-term investments offer benefits such as efficiency, customer trust and leadership. From bolstering growth initiatives with digital transformation, automation, and business resiliency to supporting projects by securing sensitive information and maintaining compliance, security is essential to business success.
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Report: Finance, education, health care top three sectors affected by email threats

Ransomware attackers are honing their targets to businesses and industries more likely to pay, and they are getting better at exploiting human error. » Read full article

Top 10 Under 40 open for nominations

If you know a deserving young security professional who is helping to improve this industry, please consider nominating them. » Nominate today

Ontario security company uncovers ransomware gang affiliate using Cobalt Strike

Conti claimed responsibility for a cyberattack on a Quebec smelter Rio Tinto operates earlier this month. » Read full article

Canada, U.S. enter talks on deal to access, share data in criminal investigations

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland says a new data-sharing deal would enhance public safety and security while protecting privacy and civil liberties in both countries. » Read full article

Allied Universal subsidiary acquires UK-based T.S.S.

Allied CEO says more acquisitions to come as Allied Universal executes strategic growth plan. » Read full article

Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 20, 2022
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Security-Police-Fire Career Expo

Location: Vaughan, Ont.
Date: May 10, 2022
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