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April 25, 2017
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Terrorism concerns lead to security changes at passport offices

The federal government has been quietly making changes to passport offices in a bid to improve security and address concerns that the facilities could be easy targets for a terrorist attack.


Canadians show “slight maturity” in workplace data security

Dell is releasing the results of its Dell End-User Security Survey, which finds that not only are many employees likely to share confidential information, but that they are doing so without proper data security protocols in place or in mind.


Two Canadians the latest addition to U.S.’s most wanted terrorist list

Two Canadians are the latest addition to the United State’s list of most-wanted terrorists that says the men are a threat to American national security and economic interests.
 
 
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ASIS Toronto Best Practices: Drones, money, insider threats and more (with photos)

The Toronto Chapter of ASIS International held its 24th annual Best Practices event in Markham, Ont., last week, hosting speakers from the City of Toronto, the Conference Board of Canada, the Bank of Canada and more. » Read full article
 
 
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Spy data centre’s use of security assessment info troubles privacy czar

The controversial data-crunching centre run by Canada’s spy agency has long been using personal details gleaned from security clearance forms to help with national security probes — a practice that worries the federal privacy watchdog, newly disclosed letters show. » Read full article

Pilot charged after loaded gun found

A Southwest Airlines pilot has been arrested on a weapons charge in New York after airport security officers found a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag. » Read full article

Canada condemns attack in Paris, which left police officer dead

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has issued a statement condemning the recent attack on Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard. » Read full article
 
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ComNet enters access control market with CNAccess

ComNet, a manufacturer of transmission and networking equipment, has entered into the access control marketplace by introducing two systems: the CNA100 line, a two to eight door solution for smaller applications, and the CNA200 for up to 32 doors. » Read full article
 
 
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