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Rethinking use of force
by Mike Burgess
Why a model widely used in the 1990s may need an update

Passwords are not enough
by Tarun Khandelwal
With '1234' being used commonly as a password in the enterprise, managers should look to additional modes of security

DNC deployed video analytics as security measure
The Democratic National Convention used PureTech Systems software to help protect the event


IT security expert on Ontario kiosk breach
Tony Busseri, CEO of Route1, talks about how to harden security for kiosks and ATMs

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ABLOY PROTEC2 locks feature a new disc controller and key design

HD PTZ camera
The BX500 HD PTZ Dome Camera from IndigoVision is ONVIF conformant and fully compatible with SMS4

IP-based surveillance suite
NiceVision Net combines flexible software and turnkey solutions with open standard support

Coming Up: Canadian Security September/October 2012

On the Cover: Carol Osler, Security Director of the Year
With a record number of submissions this year to Canadian Security's Director of the Year Award, Carol stood out from her competition. Since arriving at TD Bank Group in November 2009, Carol has taken security and investigations to a level never been seen before at a North American bank. Carol's vision to centralize and to elevate the profile of the bank's security group to build a best in class global security and investigations program was adopted by the organization and her teams rapidly. Learn more about Carol and her passion for security in our upcoming issue.

Regular columnists and departments:
ASIS Update
World Watch
Product Focus: Fire & Life Safety
From the Top by Glen Kitteringham
CCTV and the Law by Elliott Goldstein
The Consultant by Terry Hoffman
Privacy Matters by Dr. Ann Cavoukian
Book Reviews with Derek Knights

Calendar of Events

Anixter Toronto Showcase Sept. 19, Mississauga, Ont.

Canadian Health Care Anti-Fraud Association 2012 Annual Conference Sept. 20-21, Niagara Falls, Ont.

International Airport Investigators' Training Symposium Sept. 25-27, Toronto. Ont.

Canadian Security's Focus On Series: Health Care Security Sept. 26, Richmond Hill, Ont.

SecTor IT Security Conference Oct. 1-3, Toronto, Ont.

Access to Information, Privacy & Security Congress Oct. 4-5, 2012, Ottawa, Ont.

CPTED Basic (Level 1) Oct. 15-17, Ottawa, Ont.

Managing the Bomb Threat Oct. 22, 2012, Toronto, Ont.

Search Course - Facility and Vehicle Oct. 23, 2012, Ottawa, Ont.

iTech Infrastructure Technology Summit Oct. 23, 2012, Edmonton Northlands

Security Canada Central Oct. 24-25, Toronto, Ont.

ISC East Oct. 30-31. New York, N.Y.

Securing New Ground Nov. 1-2, New York, N.Y.

Canadian Security's Focus On Series: School (K-12) Security Nov. 28, Richmond Hill, Ont.

Check out the Calendar of Events on the Canadian Security website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions.

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