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July 4, 2017
Emergency Management Week 
 
Security Director of the Year

Security extra tight on Parliament Hill for Canada Day

Extra security for Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa resulted in long delays for visitors and party-goers, according to reports.


Official: firm at centre of cyberattack knew of problems

The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine's CyberPolice suggested Monday.


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Focus On Drones

Focus On Drones

Join Canadian Security magazine on Oct. 4 at the Universal EventSpace, Toronto, for a full day of drones education. Expect to hear from drones experts and practitioners on topics including:
   • Ethical, legal and privacy considerations
   • How security users are making the most of UAVs
   • Success stories in related professions such as policing

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Featured News 
 
Wimbledon

Security increased at Wimbledon this year following attacks

Vehicle barriers along the roads around the All England Club were the most noticeable changes as Wimbledon began Monday under beefed-up security after a series of attacks around London in recent months. » Watch video
 
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Securitas

Securitas ES opens new Toronto facility

Securitas Electronic Security (Securitas ES) officially opened its new Toronto headquarters last week with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and networking event for customers and vendor partners. » Read full article
 
 
News 
 

Cyberattack may not have been meant to get money

Security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded shakedown of computer users. » Read full article

Trudeau says no security risks in Chinese takeover of Canadian satellite firm

Trudeau sought to assuage public fears and political complaints that the Liberal government's decision to allow the Chinese takeover of a Canadian satellite technology company would compromise national security at home and abroad. » Read full article

Ransomware: To pay or not to pay

Odds are, many more organizations will be faced with a ransomware attack. The key to dealing with ransomware is understanding how it works and the steps that should be taken to limit damage in the event of an attack. » Read full article
 
EVENT CALENDAR 
 

13th Annual IAHSS Ontario Chapter Golf Challenge

Location: Richmond Hill, Ont.
Date: July 17, 2017
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Security Canada Atlantic

Location: Halifax, NS
Date: Sept 13, 2017
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Retail Council of Canada Loss Prevention Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: Sept 19, 2017
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ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits 2017

Location: Dallas, Tex.
Date: Sept 25-28, 2017
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Focus On Drones

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: Oct. 4 2017
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