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The future of public safety: Highlights from Security • Police • Fire Career Expo in Vancouver

On Thursday, May 16, industry professionals in public safety gathered at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre Concourse & Segal Centre to scout for promising new recruits.

Google launches emergency location service in Canada for Android users

Google announced the debut of Android’s Emergency Location Service in Canada, saying its goal is to reduce response times by helping emergency personnel locate people in need quicker.

B.C. government networks hit by 'sophisticated cybersecurity incidents': Eby

British Columbia Premier David Eby said that the province had identified "sophisticated cybersecurity incidents" involving government networks.

Feds unveil national plan to tackle auto theft, including Criminal Code changes

Ramped-up intelligence sharing among police forces and a working group involving all levels of government are among the measures Ottawa unveiled as part of a broader national strategy to combat auto theft.


Canadian Security Top 10 Under 40 2024: Hadis Karimipour, University of Calgary

Hadis Karimipour, Canada research chair and associate professor, University of Calgary, tells what she enjoys most about cybersecurity, and why continuous learning is so important to stay ahead of today's evolving threats. » Watch the video

Spike in 'violent rhetoric' since Oct. 7 attack from 'extremist actors,' CSIS warns

The Israel-Hamas war has led to a spike in "violent rhetoric" from "extremist actors" that could prompt some in Canada to turn to violence, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service warns. » Read full article

Iron Horse Security appoints new CEO

Ottawa-based Iron Horse Security announced the appointment of Justin Ferns as its new CEO. Ferns began his career at Iron Horse Security as a security guard while pursuing a degree in criminology at Carleton University. » Read full article

Study: Cyber-attackers leveraging AI tools

According to "Cybersecurity in Focus 2024: Trends, Threats and Strategies," a study sponsored by CDW Canada and conducted in cooperation with IDC Canada, the overall number of cyberattacks has decreased, but the number of events that escalate into cyberincidents is on the increase. » Read full article

Insider Q&A: CIA's chief technologist's cautious embrace of generative AI

Among agency projects: A ChatGPT-like generative AI application that draws on open-source data. » Read full article

London Drugs president warns that cyber attackers 'constantly probing for weaknesses'

Mahlman said in an interview that the Richmond, B.C.-based pharmacy and retailer had been preparing for such a situation for years, and they shut down immediately after the cybersecurity breach was discovered April 28 in order to contain the threat. » Read full article


35th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: June 23-28, 2024
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IACLEA Annual Conference and Expo

Location: New Orleans La.
Date: June 24-27, 2024
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20th annual IAHSS Ontario Chapter Golf Challenge

Location: Station Creek Golf Club, Gormley, Ont.
Date: July 8, 2024
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