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March 21, 2017
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Focus On Cyber Security

Orly video shows attacker rushing soldier

Video of a suspected Islamic extremist at Paris’ Orly airport shows a soldier caught by surprise when an attacker drops a shopping bag and grabs her from behind.


Student fined $25,000 for accessing personal health info

An Ontario student has been fined $25,000 for accessing personal health information without permission, which provincial officials say is the highest penalty of its kind ever in Canada.


Scotiabank funds $2-million cybersecurity initiative at UBC

Over the next five years, The Scotiabank Cybersecurity and Risk Analytics Initiative will support research and educational initiatives, including internships, speaker series, engagement activities like “hackathons,” and other collaborative events to advance understanding of the impacts of cyberattacks and refine risk management tools.
 
 
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Paladin acquires again with Concord Security deal

Paladin Security Group announced that, effective March 1, it has acquired B.C.-based Concord Security & Parking. Concord has provided a range of security services in Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Kamloops, Prince George, Calgary, Red Deer and across Western Canada since 1983. » Read full article
 
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4K

The key to 4K

Despite the superior image quality it offers, 4K has lagged in adoption for surveillance applications for a number of reasons, mainly cost concerns. » Read full article
 
 
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Woman reimbursed for laptop destroyed by security staff at airport

A Saskatchewan woman whose laptop was destroyed after it was deemed suspicious by airport security in Regina will be reimbursed. » Read full article

Final Image adds new senior advisor

Cindy Svenkeson has joined Oakville, Ont.-based security consulting group Final Image as senior advisor, security, emergency and risk management. In the role, Svenkeson will lead and manage Final Image’s professional services division. » Read full article

More places to collaborate with Canadian Security!

Here’s another way to network and collaborate with your peers in the industry — Canadian Security is now on LinkedIn! » Read full article

CLASSIFIED: Boyden is recruiting a Chief Executive Officer on behalf of Commissionaires BC

As a result of a planned retirement, Commissionaires BC is seeking to recruit a dynamic leader as its next Chief Executive Officer. » More info
 
 
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Threat Risk Assessments

Location: Surrey, B.C.
Date: March 30, 2017
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Airport Investigators Training Symposium

Location: Richmond Hill, Ont.
Date: April 10-12, 2017
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Border Security Expo 2017

Location: San Antonio, Texas
Date: April 11, 2017
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Focus On Cyber Security

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: April 12, 2017
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ASIS Toronto Best Practices Seminar

Location: Markham, Ont.
Date: April 20, 2017
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Security Canada East

Location: Sheraton Laval, Laval, QC
Date: April 26, 2017
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CANSEC

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 31-June 1, 2017
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OACUSA Spring Conference

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 23-25, 2017
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