Cover story: Owen Key, Chief Security Officer, City of Calgary
The City of Calgary is centralizing management of its video surveillance and access control systems to improve incident response. Canadian Security looks at how Key has approached the challenge and his overall philosophy for securing this growing city.
Halifax goes HD
How the Halifax Regional Municipality leveraged existing IT infrastructure to design an HD surveillance system from Avigilon that helps protect corporate assets and ensure public safety. From recreation centres to wirelessly on the ferry system and in the metro transit service terminal HRM has installed a system that integrates with other security systems, including a new access control system.
CATSA rolls out its plans for improved security at Canada’s airports
The RFP has been issued and now qualified guard companies across the country will wait to see who is awarded the contracts for screening in Canada’s airports.
Canadian Security talks to CATSA officials about the new process in place, what they are looking for in screening providers now compared to the first time it went to tender, and additional new screening procedures they are rolling out for passengers.
Also In this issue:
From the top: By Glen Kitteringham
ASIS Chapter update: Southwestern Ontario Chapter news
Regulatory round up with Fraser McGuire
Tech Watch with Marty Musters
Book Reviews with Derek Knights
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