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The 2015 Pan Am Games were the first major event handled by the City of Toronto's new crisis incident management system. For Toronto, the adoption of the system marks a transition from pen and paper processes to manage incidents to a web-based system. The city plans to use the system for daily use beyond events and incidents.
Winsted Corporation announces the availability of the company’s new Impulse Dual Sit/Stand consoles.
INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing, a Canadian-based company specializing in the production of armored vehicles for private, commercial and military purposes, has introduced the INKAS Sentry APC, a tactical attack and defense vehicle designed to serve in extreme climate conditions. The new vehicle joins the extensive INKAS lineup of innovative APCs alongside its 16-passsenger flagship – the INKAS Huron APC.
Winsted Corporation, supplier of control room console solutions, has announced the availability of the company’s new Dyna-Linq Modular Electrical System.
ISCON Imaging, Inc., a manufacturer of infrared (IR) imaging screening systems, has unveiled its new FocusScan handheld imager for targeted personnel scanning. FocusScan is the first-ever IR-based handheld imaging technology purpose-built for use in loss prevention, security enhancement and asset protection.
Phoenix Data Security has launched Swimlane, a new security operations management platform and company focused on empowering enterprises and government agencies with data-driven automation and orchestration for incident response and improved security operations.
Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video Products is helping businesses realize the improved picture quality of 960H high resolution with its new EAV16-480 embedded digital video recorder (DVR).
Larson Electronics introduces a new twenty three inch wireless LED tow light. The HDTL-WLED-M wireless battery powered LED tow light from Larson Electronics is powered by a rechargeable battery and has stop, tail, turn and hazard strobe light capabilities.
Genetec, developer of unified IP security solutions, announced the next generation of its IP-based automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) cameras, the AutoVu Sharp and AutoVu SharpX. The new cameras enable the concurrent detection of license plates from a greater variety of models, capturing license plates from different states or countries on the same system.
SureScan Corporation has announced that its x1000 CT Explosives Detection System (EDS) has been certified by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The SureScan x1000 is the first TSA certified multi-energy stationary gantry CT EDS for checked baggage screening, representing a next generation solution of CT EDS design and detection technology.
I gave a presentation to a number of graduate students at a recent conference, and was struck by how energetic and engaging the students were.
As emergency management consultants and trainers, we quickly learn there is nothing more important than working effectively with our clients and stakeholders to ensure a cohesive approach to disaster preparation and management.
When considering OPSEC it is wise to heed Confucius’s warning that “fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.”
In last issue’s column we looked at the general challenges facing municipal security management planning ranging from domain specific standards to an agreed upon methodology.
As an organization matures its risk management program, opportunities arise to identify controls that satisfy a number of similarly themed risks.
In a recent Ontario case, the Court saw a video of an accused setting on fire his neighbour’s (i.e. the victim’s) truck.
As the level of government closest to citizens, the municipal sector is unique.
Cloud technology has made possible opportunities that can be truly transformative for businesses.
As we look back on 2015 and reflect on recent media headlines, we can appreciate the level of uncertainty that is affecting our society, along with the unpredictability of the threats we are facing, from weather hazards to terrorist attacks.
There are a plethora of articles written about the risks we’ll face in 2016.
Privacy Vs. AnonymityPrivacy and anonymity are different things entirely. Privacy means the exchanged information is not visible to people outside the conversation but the parties to the conversation are known or can be identified. Anonymity means that at least one party to the conversation is unknown and cannot be identified. Your network connection should be set-up to provide privacy and facilitate anonymity.
Your best defence is concealing your entire intelligence operation and especially its computer networks.
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