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Social media tools were key to ‘Freedom Convoy’ protest, expert tells inquiry

Social media acted as the "central nervous system" of the "Freedom Convoy" protest in Ottawa last winter, the Public Order Emergency Commission heard.

GardaWorld’s Crisis24 appoints new chief security officer

Mark Niblett will oversee a team providing security and medical operations and response at a global level.

FBI director raises national security concerns about TikTok

Director Wray said the FBI was concerned that the Chinese had the ability to control the app’s recommendation algorithm.
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George Brown introduces cybersecurity education program for continuous learning

The new program includes a series of online learning modules and courses that offer micro-credentials related to cybersecurity roles that span across industry sectors. » Read full article

Liberals to consult public on merits of a foreign agent registry, Mendicino says

The federal government is preparing to consult the public on the possible creation of a foreign agent registry as a means of preventing outside interference in Canadian affairs, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says. » Read full article

‘Major flaw’: Judge blames police security plan in 2012 Quebec election shooting

Justice Philippe Bélanger has awarded a total of nearly $292,000 in damages to four stagehands who were working at a downtown Montreal venue where then-premier-elect Pauline Marois of the Parti Québécois was delivering a victory speech on Sept. 4, 2012. » Read full article

Halifax police issue warning about telephone scam involving urgent request for bail

Police in Halifax are warning the public about a telephone scam that involves fraudsters persuading seniors that a relative is in trouble and urgently needs money. » Read full article

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Date: March 28-31, 2023
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ASIS Edmonton: Fortify Conference

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: April 19-20, 2023
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