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November 6, 2018
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New cybersecurity collective to launch 'Protection' hack detection app this fall

Dubbed Protection, the app is designed to help users detect security breaches and scam attempts in their emails, texts and other apps, as well as give tips to prevent future hacks.


Case of man accused in van attack that left 10 dead put over to November

The matter is set to return to court on Nov. 1, though that date could change if the Attorney General approves a request made by the Crown to move the case to a higher court without a preliminary inquiry.


Survey: dysfunction among network and cybersecurity teams results in breaches

“The challenge,” said BlueCat CEO Michael Harris, “is that the network team’s mission is to ensure efficient and accurate traffic flow, while cybersecurity is tasked with inspecting suspicious traffic.”
 
 
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Security Director of the Year winners share lessons learned

We asked previous Security Director of the Year winners to share their thoughts once again and answer this question: What is the most important lesson you have learned in your security career and the one you impart most often to co-workers and colleagues? » Read full article
 
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Nova Scotia introduces legislation to restrict possession and sale of body armour

Justice Minister Mark Furey said the new legislation is aimed at protecting police and other law enforcement officers. » Read full article

How to avoid IoT pitfalls

Before buying and installing a smart device, consumers must first educate themselves about the potential “snooping” capabilities of the device. » Read full article

PPS Group launches stab resistant anti-riot suit

According to the company, the suit offers high levels of protection from blunt force trauma and edged weapons, reducing the risk of physical injury in an incident. » Read full article
 
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AMAG Technology’s Stuart Tucker joins PSIA board of directors

“Joining PSIA and the board demonstrates AMAG’s commitment to open standards in the security industry,” said Tucker in a statement on AMAG’s website. » Read full article
 
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Retail Secure 2018

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 20, 2018
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ISCPP Symposium

Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Date: September 20-21, 2018
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Cannabis in Retail Forum

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 21, 2018
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Global Security Exchange

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: September 23-27, 2018
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CS @ 40

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: October 4, 2018
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