Can't see the here.

March 27, 2009 - Volume 7, Issue 6

ATS tackles cargo theft issue with IP cameras
Cargo theft might be the perfect crime: ample opportunity, desirable merchandise and limited police resources to get in the way.
To read the full story, click here.

Twitter part of disaster communications
When disaster strikes, can on-line information sharing networks like Facebook and Twitter be trusted to help spread the word? According to researchers at the University of Colorado Natural Hazards Center, the answer is yes.
To read the full story, click here.

Health care's network age
Security leaders from Rouge Valley, Sick Kids, Women's College and Siemens talk about the struggle to keep up with the demands of new technologies.
To view the video, click here.

Fourth annual Security Director of the year launches for 2009
Nominate a security director or manager who is tops in their field. Deadline is May 29.

See photos from last year's event

Online Reader Poll:

What best describes your password policy?
Take a second to let us and your security colleague know what you think by answering the poll here. Thanks!

April 2009
Canadian Security Line-up

  • Counting down to 2010: Wiring up for the Olympics
    Less than a year out, with the security budget finally released, Canadian Security looks at how intrusion detection, CCTV and other technologies are being mapped out as Vancouver prepares to host the world for the Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games.

  • Q&A with Bell Canada’s Olympic Architect, Simon Edgett
    Bell has been working in partnership with the Vancouver Olympic Committee to deliver the critical communications and security services required to stage Canada’s Games. Simon Edgett talks about how Bell has built in disaster recovery and business continuity plans.

  • Keeping your company’s mobile workforce secure
    How secure are the messages being sent from your handheld device? It is critical for companies to secure data and safe guard against hackers, fraud and viruses – especially on handheld devices. Alan Lefort, IT Security lead at Telus, talks about the security measures needed to protect them.

  • Private security regulatory update: There is buzz in a number of provinces about further changes to regulations governing the private security industry. Canadian Security talks to registrars in several provinces to find out what’s happening across the country.

  • In every issue:
  1. CCTV & The Law with Elliott Goldstein
  2. Viewpoint with Brian Robertson
  3. Bookreviews

New Products:

Damage Stopper protects motion detectors against abuse and accidents
STI’s Motion Detector Damage Stopper (STI-9621) is designed to protect motion detectors against both vandalism and accidental damage.
Click here for more information

Bosch celebrates 20 years and eight models of Allegiant series
Bosch Security Systems Inc.’s Allegiant Series of video switcher/control systems enable display of video from any camera on any monitor connected to the system.
Bosch Security Systems
Click here for more information

Calendar of Events

ISC West April 1-3, 2009Sands Expo and Convention CentreLas Vegas, NV

ASIS Toronto Chapter Best Practices Seminar April 16 2009, Villa Colombo, 901 Lawrence Ave. W, Toronto, ON

School of Sound Audio Communications Education April 16, 2009, Presented by Anixter and Bogen,Hilton Garden Inn, 100 Traders Blvd. Mississauga, Ont.

Security Canada East April 21-22, 2009 Sheraton Laval, Laval QC

NETcomm April 21-22, 2009, Prairies 2009 Conference, Saskatoon, Sask.

2009 Canadian Technical Security Conference April 27-29, 2009 Mississauga Convention Centre Mississauga, ON

Canadian Gaming Summit April 28-30, 20092009 Canadian Association of Casino Security Directors General Meeting Caesar’s Windsor Windsor, Ont.

Port Secure May 21-22, 2009 Hilton Montreal Bonaventure 900, rue de la Gaucheti Montreal, QC

CSIS Conference: Securing the Nation: The Next Steps May 24-26, 2009
Hilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, 101 Lyon Street, Ottawa, ON

Basic Level 1 Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Course (CPTED) May 25- 27, 2009, Holiday Inn Select – Toronto Airport Security Through Safe Design Inc.

Advanced Level 2 Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Course (CPTED) May 28-29, 2009, Holiday Inn Select – Toronto Airport Security Through Safe Design Inc.

Security Canada West June 10, 2009 River Rock Casino Resort Richmond, B.C.

Executive Protection CourseJuly 27 - 31, 2009 Minden, Ont.

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

Got an event you want us to include on the website? Please send an e-mail to editor Jennifer Brown: