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August 2, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: ASIS launches Security Week for small businesses
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Two senior executives join Commissionaires

Commissionaires Great Lakes (Toronto) has appointed Carlos Espinosa as director of client services and Tim Datchko area manager >> Read full article

Judge tosses out jury verdict in B.C. terror trial, rules RCMP entrapped pair

Two people found guilty of terror charges will walk free after a British Columbia Supreme Court judge ruled they were entrapped by the RCMP in a police-manufactured crime >> Read full article

Pokemon Go users warned about straying into inappropriate locales

The Canadian Armed Forces is among the organizations warning Pokemon Go players not to search for Pokemon on their property >> Read full article

 
Panasonic Security

How do Canadians Feel About Security?

Recently, Panasonic conducted a review of the Canadian perspective surrounding privacy and security in an age of sophisticated surveillance. It addresses where advancements in surveillance are being celebrated, and when threats to our privacy have gone too far. Learn about where we stand on the subject in this white paper.

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ASIS launches Security Week for small businesses

ASIS launches Security Week for small businesses

ASIS International is launching an event focused on security preparedness and best practices in conjunction with the organization’s annual conference. Security Week was developed in response to the violent attacks being carried out where citizens work, play and assemble around the world. It is designed to educate small business owners, community leaders and other organizations that have not previously considered themselves targets about the importance of security and preparedness in today’s evolving threat environment. >> Learn More…

 
 NEWS 
 

New BlackBerry to include more security features

BlackBerry is launching a new smartphone billed as the most secure Android device available, aimed at both businesses and consumers >> Read full article

Stabbing spree in Japan kills 19 disabled people

A former employee broke in to a facility for the mentally disabled and went on a stabbing rampage in the early morning of July 26 >> Read full article

Samsung phone unlocks with iris scanner

Owners will be able to unlock Samsung's Note 7 by just looking at it, thanks to an iris scanner which will also protect the contents in the “secure folder” >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

ASIS Canada Night 2016

Location: Lafayette's Restaurant & Bar, Orlando, Fla.
Date: Sept. 11, 2016 >> More Info

ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: Sept. 12-15, 2016 >> More Info

Security Canada Atlantic 2016

Location: Casino New Brunswick, Moncton, NB
Date: Sept. 21, 2016 >> More Info

Retail Council of Canada’s Loss Prevention Conference

Location: International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: Sept. 29, 2016 >> More Info

Security Canada Central 2016

Location: Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, ON
Date: Oct. 19-20, 2016 >> More Info