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March 27, 2018
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Focus On Manufacturing Security

Spy agency chief says new powers would help stop cyberattacks before they happen

Communications Security Establishment chief Greta Bossenmaier made the comments to a parliamentary committee in which she revealed the agency has been working overtime to block attacks on federal networks.


Can Facebook restore public trust after privacy scandal?

Facebook is confronting a costly, embarrassing public relations debacle after revelations that Cambridge Analytica may have misused data from some 50 million users to try to influence elections.


Florida high school requiring clear backpacks after shooting

When Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students return from spring break, they'll be required by the local school district to use clear backpacks and wear identification badges at all times.
 
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Kenrick Bagnall on the importance of good "cyber hygiene"

On March 22, Detective Constable Kenrick Bagnall of the Computer Cyber Crime Intelligence Services of Toronto Police spoke at the ASIS Toronto Chapter’s student appreciation event about cybercrime and social media. » Read full article
 
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Privacy czar decries 'gap' in law for political parties handling personal info

Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien says there needs to be a law governing the use of personal data by political parties to prevent manipulation of the information to influence an election. » Read full article

Focus On Manufacturing Security: Cybersecurity and the IIOT

Featured speaker Imran Ahmad, partner, Miller Thompson LLP, will discuss the role of IIOT, how to manage the security of network devices, risk mitigation and more at Focus On Manufacturing Security, April 18, in Toronto. » Read full article

Churches that survived 9-11 give in, install metal detectors

The two churches near the foot of Broadway, in the shadow of the World Trade Center, have seen fire and calamity and the sweep of American history, and through it all have kept their doors wide open. But Trinity Church and St. Paul's Chapel both installed metal detectors this month. » Read full article
 
EVENT CALENDAR 
 

ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: April 11 – 13, 2018
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IAHSS Annual Conference & Expo

Location: Chicago, Il.
Date: April 15 – 18, 2018
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Focus On Manufacturing Security

Location: International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: April 18, 2018
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25th Annual Toronto ASIS Chapter Best Practices

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: April 19, 2018
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Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 25, 2018
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