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May 29, 2018
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Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

While the legislation has been applauded for tackling the thorny question of personal data privacy, the rollout is also causing confusion.


One suspect in Mississauga, Ont., restaurant explosion may be female, police say

Peel police: "We know there are people out there who know who did this and it's time for them to do the right thing and come forward."


Are vacationing employees at risk of identify theft?

Since 66 per cent of employees take work away with them on vacation, businesses need to consider implementing information security vacation policies to ensure employees are identity fraud safe when traveling.
 
 
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BMO and CIBC's Simplii warn fraudsters may have accessed clients' data

Two of Canada's biggest banks warned that up to 90,000 customers may have had certain personal and financial information compromised after "fraudsters" contacted both banks claiming to have obtained sensitive data. » Read full article
 
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Continuing education through the ESRM approach

What if we took the time to review the lessons we’ve learned from the incidents we experience, and use this newfound knowledge to our advantage? The same way we can learn from our personal experiences, we can learn from our professional ones as well. » Read full article

CIRA partners with Skyway West to provide cybersecurity solutions

Skyway West is offering their new DNS firewall service as a base level of protection for their customers to help protect their networks from malware, ransomware and other cyber threats, the company says. » Read full article

Security troops on US nuclear missile base took LSD

The accused service members were from the 90th Missile Wing, which operates one-third of the 400 Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missiles that stand ``on alert'' 24/7 in underground silos scattered across the northern Great Plains. » Read full article
 
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Hikvision supports 23rd Annual Starlight Children’s Foundation Gala

Hikvision Canada Inc. recently participated in the 23rd Annual Starlight Children’s Foundation Gala to raise funds in support of Starlight’s in-hospital and out-of-hospital programs for children struggling with illness and their families. » Read full article
 
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Security Canada Alberta

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: May 30, 2018
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CANSEC Global Defence and Security Trade Show

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 30-31, 2018
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Security Canada West

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: June 13, 2018
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IACLEA annual conference

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: June 29 - July 2, 2018
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